Wayfarer TV: Singapore Airlines reveals brilliant, new 737-8 Business and Economy Class cabins

by James Wilkinson

Singapore Airlines has released the first-look at the carrier’s new cabin products that will feature on its new Boeing 737-8 fleet in the coming weeks.

All of Singapore Airlines’ Boeing 737-8 aircraft will have 154 seats in two classes – 10 in Business and 144 in Economy – with new cabin products featuring bespoke elements that have been designed especially for the carrier’s customers.

Singapore Airlines’ Executive Vice President Commercial, Lee Lik Hsin, said the offering elevates the customer experience on board the airline’s narrow-body aircraft fleet to a level similar to its wide-body aircraft, offering a consistent and premium travel journey across the entire Singapore Airlines network.


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“This is the culmination of three years of innovation and hard work, involving extensive customer research and close partnerships with designers and suppliers. As a result, we can now offer customers a premium travel experience across our entire full-service network, no matter how long or short their journey,” he said.

“This significant investment demonstrates Singapore Airlines’ commitment to maintaining our leadership position in the airline industry. As air travel recovers, our customers can continue to enjoy world-class products and award-winning service across our fleets.”

The lie-flat Business Class seats have been designed by London-based Factorydesign, and manufactured for Singapore Airlines by Thompson Aero Seating, while the Economy Class cabin features the latest generation sleek and slim-line seats, which have been built by Collins Aerospace.


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According to the carrier, the Boeing 737-8 cabin has been designed with a special focus on ergonomics, helping to ensure that everything is within easy reach for customers, and the aircraft feature Panasonic’s X-Series seat-back in-flight entertainment, allowing all customers to enjoy the latest KrisWorld entertainment content, and Panasonic’s in-flight WiFi service, as well as mobile data connectivity services.

Singapore Airlines’ Boeing 737-8 aircraft will progressively enter into service on short- to medium-haul flights across the airline’s network in the coming weeks and this includes services to points in Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, and Thailand, subject to regulatory approvals.