JAAlbert From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 1666 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (8 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 19021 times:
I don't see a mistake here. The top part of the article speaks of new "cabin products" which include the new seat suites. The brochure doesn't state the cabin is limited to one aircraft type or the other nor does the brochure state the photo is the interior of a boeing aircraft. Really, the interior of airbus and boeing aircraft are not all that different to the average traveler. All have windows, all are big round tubes. Sure the 380 second floor differs from other planes with it's curved ceiling, but to the average traveler they just wont see that stuff.
The bottom portion of the brochure deals with an entirely different topic, SIA's purchase of the 787.
Timboflier215 From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 1345 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (8 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 17966 times:
Quoting NYC777 (Reply 2): Pretty bad mistake coming from a premier airline!!!
It is a mistake, true. But who, apart from us, will notice?! And, more importantly, who will care?? It makes little difference which a/c they show, the general public will have no clue if it's right or wrong and even if they did, it wouldn't affect their decision on who to fly with. Perhaps SQ merely thought the A350 was more photogenic! Lol.
Thebry From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 376 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (8 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 15712 times:
Quoting Johnny (Reply 10): The A350 loks like a OLD A350-version with the cockpit windows of the XWB.
Which version could that be? A350Mk Threeandahalf...
We shouldn't even have to ASK ourselves which "version" of the 350 this was. But, because there have been so many itterations of the plane -- launched, re-launched, etc. ad nauseum, it's difficult for us to discern which is which. I wish they'd just launch the thing once and for all and start construction.
Quoting Timboflier215 (Reply 14): It is a mistake, true. But who, apart from us, will notice?! And, more importantly, who will care?? It makes little difference which a/c they show, the general public will have no clue if it's right or wrong and even if they did, it wouldn't affect their decision on who to fly with. Perhaps SQ merely thought the A350 was more photogenic! Lol.
Well... that's the point, really. We're confused because there were SO MANY versions of the A350 foisted on the airlines as new... all new, etc. You're correct that the average flying public wouldn't know, but it was still incumbent on SIA to get it right (correct image). It's sortof a slap in the face to Boeing, who I'm guessing really DO care about which plane's image appears in that advertisement. They've got the number one all-time best selling widebody (before EIS), and it's been chosen by one of the premier airlines of the world. I think they care about the image in that ad.
Quoting Voodoo (Reply 19): This thread speaks volumes about the 'differences' between A and B when even the plane spotters get confused over a confusion.
No... it speaks volumes about "A" and the VOLUME of revisions to the A350 -- If "we" are confused, I can't imagine what the airlines must be going through
FlyingKangaroo From Australia, joined Apr 2004, 532 posts, RR: 2
Reply 22, posted (8 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 15574 times:
Quoting Jfk777 (Reply 16): The picture IS NOT of a 773ER. 777 don'y have winglets. The inside will be truly a new level of Singapore's Signature service. I can't wait to fly on one.
No one is saying that the picture is of a 77W. They're saying that is is a picture of an Airbus A350, which SIA states is a Boeing 787. The 77W only came into the equation with the cabin mock up above, of the new first class cabin. The cabin mock up is of an Airbus A380, however the new cabin will first fly with the 77W.
I checked it out, and that is true. The latest edition also does not have the winglets as shown in the picture. That makes this even more weird, as SIA did not sign any contract before the A350XWB but still someone has put the SIA colors on the A350 (part 4?) edition of the plane
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