Singapore Airlines Takes 3 Airbus A350s In One Day
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Singapore Airlines Takes 3 Airbus A350s In One Day

We’ve seen a few simultaneous aircraft deliveries to airlines over the past year. Qatar Airways took delivery of three 777Fs at the start of this year while Ethiopian Airlines took two A350s in November. Singapore Airlines is the latest carrier to accept multiple aircraft at once with the delivery of three A350-900s on April 2nd. Departing Toulouse in the afternoon/evening and flying overnight, the three A350s landed in Singapore between 08:00 and 12:00 on April 3rd.

All three aircraft were Airbus A350-900s. Photo: Vincenzo Pace | Simple Flying

Flights details for the three A350s

The flights were picked up on RadarBox.com and posted to the flight tracker’s Twitter account:

As you can see above, the three flights were assigned flight numbers SQ8895, SQ8896, and SQ8897. Let’s look at each flight and the A350 aircraft involved in the delivery:

SQ8895: This flight saw the aircraft registered 9V-SHT (MSN 464) depart Toulouse on April 2nd at 13:29 local time. The aircraft flew for 12 hours and 56 minutes, arriving at Singapore Changi at 08:25 local. Data from AIB Family Flights notes that this jet had four test flights before its delivery flight.

SQ8896: This flight saw the aircraft registered 9V-SHU (MSN 469) depart Toulouse on April 2nd at 15:32 local time. The aircraft flew for 12 hours and 47 minutes, arriving at Singapore Changi at 10:20 local. This jet only had two test flights before its delivery flight.

SQ8897: This flight saw the aircraft registered 9V-SHV (MSN 475) depart Toulouse on April 2nd at 17:16 local time. The aircraft flew for 12 hours and 47 minutes, arriving at Singapore Changi at 12:03 local. This jet had…

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