October 14, 2020

Cabin fever: Tickets for meal onboard Singapore Parked A380 Plane Sell Out in just 30 minutes

Diners paid up to £360 to eat onboard in the latest sign of public appetite for aircraft experience

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has today released details of the pricing for its A380 restaurant. The experience, taking place towards the end of October, can be enjoyed by ‘passengers’ for between SG$50 ($37) and SG$600 ($440), depending on the cabin class.

Singapore Airlines is turning two jets parked at Changi Airport into pop-up restaurants as a way to recoup losses during the coronavirus pandemic.

Singapore Airlines: Restaurant A380

Reservations sold out in a half-hour on Monday, despite a cost of up to $475 per person in one of the planes private suites. Diners will receive limited-edition souvenirs and discounts at the airline gift shop, as well as a special gift if they come in traditional heritage dress

Singapore Airlines is turning two double-decker jumbo jets parked at Changi Airport into pop-up restaurants this month, as a way to recoup losses during the coronavirus pandemic

Following COVID-19 guidelines, only half of the planes’ seats are available during the special event, being held October 24 and 25. Both diners and crew members will undergo temperature screening before boarding and be required to wear a face mask except when eating or drinking

  • At least the meals are really taking off! Reservations to eat airline dinners on two grounded Singapore Airlines jets sell out in just 30 minutes
  • Seats for the ‘Restaurant A380 @Changi’ experience sold out in 30 minutes
  • Diners will order from menus designed by renowned chefs for each cabin class
  • Following COVID-19 guidelines, only half the seats are being used
  • Customers can also have their meal delivered at home

Passengers can also redeem KrisFlyer miles for their seats on the A380 restaurant. The pricing for this ranges from 6,250 miles for economy up to 75,000 miles for a suite. However, as One Mile At A Time points out, this is an exchange rate of just 0.8 SGD per mile, which isn’t the best value.

Sources
https://simpleflying.com/singapore-airlines-a380-restaurant-pricing/
https://www.wspa.com/news/national/stolen-luggage-claim-denied-by-southwest-airlines-despite-being-caught-on-video/
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/oct/12/cabin-fever-tickets-for-meal-aboard-singapore-parked-plane-sell-out

Comments

Ray Watson

Fantastic great idea. Ray.

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