Singapore Airlines’ New Hotel-Style Suites
This plane suite is like a hotel room in the sky. Singapore Airlines has brand-new A380 first-class suites. Zach Honig, editor at The Points Guy, was one of the first people to experience it. To get to the suites, you go up a grand staircase. There’s a sliding door for privacy, and each suite has a bed and a chair. Some suites can be combined to make a double bed.
Honig found the suites to be very roomy. You can fold the bed up to make more space. You get a 32-inch touch screen display, and there are storage bins and a closet. These first-class suites don’t come with access to a shower, but the bathrooms are double in size. All Singapore-owned A380s are expected to have the new cabins by the end of 2020. Would you ever go back to economy?
Singapore Airlines Limited is the flag carrier airline of Singapore with its hub at Singapore Changi Airport. The airline uses the Singapore Girl as its central figure in corporate branding.
Singapore Airlines Suites is a class available only on the Airbus A380-800. The product was designed by French luxury yacht interior designer Jean-Jacques Coste and consists of separate compartments with walls and doors 1.5 m high. The leather seat, upholstered by Poltrona Frau of Italy, is 35 in (89 cm) wide (with armrests up and 23 in (58 cm) wide when armrests are down) and a 23 in (58 cm) LCD TVscreen is mounted on the front wall.
The 78 in (200 cm) bed is separate from the seat and folds out from the back wall, with several other components of the suite lowering to accommodate the mattress. Windows are built into the doors and blinds offer privacy. Suites located in the centre can form a double bed after the privacy blinds between them are retracted into special compartments between the beds and in the frame of the partition.