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Mumbai Airport first to host Singapore Airlines A380R from September 2019

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) managed by GVK MIAL is all set to welcome Singapore Airline’s internationally successful A380R to India. The airline’s Airbus A380R, equipped with a first-class suite, will be first in the country to be operational from Mumbai. Commencing the operations on Sunday, 1 September 2019, the airline will depart from Mumbai at 23:40 hrs. and arrive at Singapore on September 2, 2019 at 07:40 hrs. Singapore Airline’s A380R will be available for passengers flying via Mumbai to Singapore seven days a week.

India, especially Mumbai, has seen a surge in business travel to Singapore. The increasing business class flyers along with the rise in passenger numbers is one of the indicators for the airline to start operations with A380R with First-Class Suites. The aircraft, with the added facilities, is sure to promote luxurious travel, while at the same time add value and convenience to the passengers flying to Singapore via Mumbai.

Emphasizing on providing world-class facilities and services to the passengers at CSMIA, the introduction of A380R by Singapore Airlines at Mumbai provides its first -class passengers with an experience of a hotel room in the sky with separate bed, and seating area. With the business and first-class seating on the upper deck, the Jumbo double-decker provides a private space that’s incomparable. As one of the premium airlines to provide such a luxurious first-class suite cabin in the country, Singapore Airline’s A380R consists of six suites with three suites each on either side of the single aisle. Perfecting their personalized experience to flyers, the individual cabins have luxurious armchairs, gliding privacy doors, and a chaise longue. Similarly, adjacent suites can be combined to create a double room for couples travelling together.

Having catered to 48.8 million passengers in 2018-2019, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport endeavors to provide only the best to the passengers flying via Mumbai. Through the newest addition in the existing fleet of flight operations, CSMIA is proud to add another feather to its cap by being the first airport in the country to operate Singapore Airlines’ A380R starting September 2019. Offering personalized facilities to the flyers through services like India’s largest art initiate – Jaya He Museum, museum tours, guest relations services like Pranaam, advanced food ordering facilities, expansive food and retail offerings, CSMIA aims to be more than just a transit point for the travellers.