10 Reasons to Fly Singapore Airbus A380-800

My flight from LA to Tokyo was on Singapore Airbus A380-800. The Airbus A380-800 is the largest airplane made, which holds about 470 people and caused airports to have to rework terminals to fit them, and Singapore Airlines is the number one airline in the world. So basically I flew on the most awesome plane in the world! This is weird to say, but I actually wouldn’t have minded a flight longer than 11 hours.

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These are some of the awesome things about the flight:

  1. Suites: I passes by a door leading to “Suites” when I boarded. I don’t know what they look like, but I imagine they are amazing.
  2. Ambiance: Walking on to the plane they were playing classical music, and as we arrived, flying over a glittering patchwork of dark land, they played nice smooth jazz. It was classy and relaxing.
  3. Roomy: It was very roomy inside. There was plenty of room in the seats and between the seats and windows. IMG 1149 225x300 10 Reasons to Fly Singapore Airbus A380 800 IMG 1150 300x225 10 Reasons to Fly Singapore Airbus A380 800
  4. Food & Drinks: There was a whole booklet with a menu for drinks, dining, and snacks. And everything was free. The flight attendants walked around with bottles of red and white wine though out the flight, even, offering to refill those who had wine!IMG 1163 300x232 10 Reasons to Fly Singapore Airbus A380 800IMG 1156 300x225 10 Reasons to Fly Singapore Airbus A380 800IMG 1151 240x300 10 Reasons to Fly Singapore Airbus A380 800IMG 1153 225x300 10 Reasons to Fly Singapore Airbus A380 800
  5. Tech Friendly: There are tons of electronic outlets and hook-ups on the back of the seats, as well as electrical outlets in the arm rails that didn’t even require adaptors for US electronics.                                                            IMG 1161 225x300 10 Reasons to Fly Singapore Airbus A380 800IMG 1155 300x225 10 Reasons to Fly Singapore Airbus A380 800
  6. Entertainment: There were about 100 pages of  TV, movies, and music entertainment options. I was able to watch two movies and half a Season 3 of Downton Abbey, make a playlist of classic music to play between entertainment.
  7. Education: In addition to entertainment options, there was a novel “Education’ option with things like travel guides all over the world from Rough Guides, dining reviews from Zagat, and language learning software that enabled you to practice any of a large number of languages. I practiced Thai and it was rather fun.
  8. Hot Towels, Socks and Toothbrushes: When we were first seated and then later before our second meal, they came around with hot scented towels to wipe our hands and faces. They also gave us these personal Givenchy bags with socks, toothbrushes, and tooth paste.                                                                                   IMG 1162 300x239 10 Reasons to Fly Singapore Airbus A380 800
  9. Flight Attendants: There were ample fight attendants. For instance, there were two for just our section of the back left of the plane. And they were very friendly and attractive, with pretty outfits.                            IMG 1157 256x300 10 Reasons to Fly Singapore Airbus A380 800IMG 1166 215x300 10 Reasons to Fly Singapore Airbus A380 800
  10. Internet: There was internet capacity for $15, which is not so bad for airlines.

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