Photo Highlights from Singapore Airlines launch event for Boeing Dreamliner 787-10

29 March 2018, Singapore – We attended Singapore Airlines’ Boeing Dreamliner 787-10 aircraft tour and new cabin product launch yesterday. SIA is the launch operator of the 787-10, which will be deployed on short/medium-haul routes, and the new aircraft arrived in Singapore yesterday. Here are our photo highlights from this event:

Singapore Airlines is the launch operator of the Boeing Dreamliner 787-10 aircraft

Singapore Airlines is the launch operator of the Boeing Dreamliner 787-10 aircraft

 

Boeing 787-10 aircraft cockpit

 

Boeing 787-10 aircraft cockpit

This 337 seater has a two-class seat configuration (business class and economy class), well-suited for short/medium-haul flights

This 301 seater has a two-class seat configuration (business class and economy class), well-suited for short/medium-haul flights

See that rectangular grey slot at the bottom? Pending approval, that slot will house a POS (point of sale) terminal for each aircraft seat. We believe it will likely be NFC (near field communication) based to allow for contactless payment by credit cards and mobile devicesSee that rectangular grey slot at the bottom? Pending approval, that slot will house a POS (point of sale) terminal for each aircraft seat. We believe it will likely be NFC (near field communication) based to allow for contactless payment by credit cards and mobile devices

Inflight wifi system that promises high-speed internet access even on international flights

Inflight wifi system that promises high-speed internet access even on international flights

Smart inflight entertainment system that remembers each individual passenger’s movie and music preferences and bookmarks as long as he/she is a Krisflyer member; Kris Shop catalogue to boost duty-free sales

Smart inflight entertainment system that remembers each individual passenger's movie and music preferences and bookmarks as long as he/she is a Krisflyer member; Kris Shop catalogue to boost duty-free sales

New Business Class seats are in the same 1-2-1 seat configuration as SIA’s A380 and B777 cabin, an improvement from the A330 2-2-2 seat configuration

The difference is – there are now four types of seats to choose from…

New Business Class seats are in the same 1-2-1 seat configuration as SIA's A380 and B777 cabin, an improvement from the A330 2-2-2 seat configuration

 

Single-seater passengers have the option of being closer to the window or closer to the aisle with the alternating seat layout

Single-seater passengers have the option of being closer to the window or closer to the aisle with the alternating seat layout.

 

Couples can choose whether they wish to be closer to each other with full flat beds… 

Couples can choose whether they wish to be closer to each other with fully flat beds... 

 

…or further apart with the higher seat divider :p

...or further apart with the higher seat divider :p

Convenient touchscreen and improved table set-up with storage space underneath the seat for a handbag or pair of shoes

Convenient touchscreen and improved table set-up with storage space underneath the seat for a handbag or pair of shoes

but not as large as the one on the Airbus A380 new cabin which can store a cabin bag

but not as large as the one on the Airbus A380 new cabin which can store a cabin bag

Economy class seats are slimmer and the headrest is more comfortable; larger windows with auto-shades 

Economy class seats are slimmer and the headrest is more comfortable; larger windows with auto-shades

Book the cook meal selection for Business class passengers

Book the cook meal selection for Business class passengers

Economy class catering

Economy class catering

Provided by listed in-flight catering service provider SATS (SATS:SP)

Provided by listed in-flight catering service provider SATS (SATS:SP)

Onboard toiletries

Onboard toiletries

Fun stuff for young travellers

Fun stuff for young travellers

Special thanks to Stephen Barnes, Senior Vice President (Finance) for hosting this launch event

Mr Stephen Barnes, Senior Vice President (Finance) hosted this launch event

 

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