The route – 19 hours nonstop from Singapore to New York – coincides with the airline’s plans to restart non-stop services to Los Angeles and add more non-stop flights to San Francisco next month. Photo: Handout

Now boarding: Singapore Airlines resumes the world’s longest commercial flight as it expands US presence

Singapore Airlines abandoned the Newark and Los Angeles routes in 2013 when high fuel prices made the use of four-engine Airbus A340-500 jets uneconomic. It has since flown to New York’s JFK Airport via Frankfurt and to Los Angeles via Tokyo and Seoul

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The route – 19 hours nonstop from Singapore to New York – coincides with the airline’s plans to restart non-stop services to Los Angeles and add more non-stop flights to San Francisco next month. Photo: Handout
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