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Singapore Airlines starts Airbus A350-900 flights in Dhaka

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has started its service of Airbus A350-900 medium-haul aircraft for the first time in the country.

SIA made its inaugural flight from Dhaka to Singapore on Saturday.

The boarding announcement was made by George Robertson, General Manager Bangladesh of Singapore Airlines for the inaugural flight of the A350-900.

Featuring new regional Business Class and Economy Class cabin products, the A350-900 medium-haul Business Class cabin has 40 seats while the Economy Class cabin has 263 seats.

The A350-900 is fitted with the latest Thales AVANT inflight entertainment system and designed with a new user interface that offers a more intuitive user experience and navigation options, customers will be able to enjoy Singapore Airlines' myKrisWorld personalized in-flight entertainment (IFE) now with even greater control. Furthermore, customers will have access to high-speed in-flight WiFi service on board.

The inaugural ceremony was attended by Md Mahbub Ali, State Minister of Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry as the Chief Guest along with Chairman of Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh, Air Vice Marshal M Mafidur Rahman, Member Operations and Planning of Civil Aviation Authority, Air Commodore Md Khalid Hossain, Singapore Consul, William Chik, Director of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Group Captain AHM Touhid-ul Ahsan and Chief of Armed Police Battalion, Mosharaf Hossain.

Source: United News of Bangladesh