Three years after Singapore Airlines discontinued its nonstop services to Los Angeles and Newark, United will beginÂ flights between Singapore and San Francisco on June 1. In doing so, the carrier now holds claim to offering the only daily nonstop service between Singapore and the United States as well as the longest Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner flight operated by any carrierâ€”the route is approximately 13,600 kilometers long with a flight time of some 16 hours. The aircraft is designed with a total of 252 seats, comprising 48 seats in the United BusinessFirst cabin, all of which are equipped with lie-flat beds and a 15-inch monitor, and 204 in United Economy, which feature 88 Economy Plus seats. Flights are scheduled to depart San Francisco daily at 11:25 p.m. and land in Singapore at 6:45 a.m. two days later, while return flights will take off from Changi Airport atÂ 8:45 a.m. and land in San Francisco at 9:15 a.m. on the same day.
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