Singapore Airlines Brings Back Another A380 Out of Storage

Here's more good news for all A380 lovers, as yet another airline bringing back one more A380 out of the desert. On July 1st, An Airbus A380 flew back from Sydney to Singapore Changi, the home of Singapore Airlines. In the early days of the pandemic, Singapore Airlines stored all its eight A380s in Australia. Now, only two aircraft are remain stored in Australia, as more of the giant jets are back to service.

Emerging from a two-year rest, the Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 registered 9V-SKP is now back at its proper home in Singapore. The aircraft spent almost exactly two years in Alice Springs, flying into the storage facility on June 27th, 2020, and flying out on June 29th, 2022.

On the 29th of June, the jet made the relatively short hop from Alice Springs to Sydney where extra work and preparations were made for reactivation. Then, after about one and a half days in Sydney, the jet took off for Singapore at 17:47 local time on July 1st. It touched down in Singapore after nearly eight hours, at 23:30 local time.

9V-SKP, or MSN 076, is 11 years old and is configured with 12 first class seats, 86 business class seats, 36 in premium economy, and 245 seats in economy class.

Singapore Airlines operates A380s to a number of destinations including: Delhi, London, Frankfurt, Mumbai, New York and Sydney.

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