The Singapore Airlines Suite Class was the first of its kind when it was launched in the year 2008 as the first airline in the world to fly the largest commercial plane in the world, the Airbus A380. Being lucky to be able to board and experience the Airbus A380 in that year 2008 itself, I told myself and adamant that one day I will be able to fly Suite Class on Singapore Airlines.
Come 2016 after 8 years of waiting, finally, better late than never, I get to experience one of the most luxurious and prestigious flying classes apart from Emirates Airlines (First Class with shower room) and Etihad Airlines (apartment class). With sufficient points, I have managed to redeem a return ticket to Narita (Tokyo). For your information, only flights on the Airbus A380 aircrafts cater the Suite Class which is actually one class above the First Class. So howzit like to fly on the SGD 10000 Suite Class to Tokyo? Before boarding the flight, you will be invited to dine and chill out at the prestigious Private Room Lounge at Changi Airport which is again separated from the First Class lounge. Upon priority boarding of the flight to Tokyo, you will be greeted by friendly cabin crews to your spacious suite.
The suite on Airbus A380 is spacious individual cabin with own sliding door and window blinds for our privacy. The cabin itself provides ample space for your personal luggage. According to Singapore Airlines website, the Suites is designed by a French luxury yacht designer Jean-Jacques Coste. Each individual private cabin suites are finished in cream and brown color, and complemented with leather seats for your own comfort.
There is also a staircase leading up to the upper deck serving business class passengers.
On the return flight from Narita, you will be informed that your suite has been cleaned by a specific person in this case Mr. H. Kuboki. Thank you very much Mr. Kuboki for a clean cabin!
On your left/right depending on the wing position, you will be ‘granted’ full control of the sea position and lightings according to your mood and preferences.
As soon as you settle down, you will be served by the lovely cabin crews with range of beverages. However I would suggest that you try out the famous Dom Perignon Vintage 2006 Champagne.
Suite Class amenities were included in the flight which are a pair of Givenchy Pyjamas, a pair of sandals, a pair of socks and ultimately Salvatore Ferragamo toiletry set. ( As this is a return flight, you will get another set on your flight back from Narita.)
The Salvatore Ferragamo toiletry set includes the a bottle of Salvatore Ferragamo Cologne.
In Flight Entertainment (IFE) System of Suite Class
The KrisWorld inflight entertainment offers ample movies and other entertainment options via a 23 inch personal LCD screen.
Unlike the economy class entertainment system, you will be provided with Bose noise-cancelling headphones which in my opinion is superb for ultimate action movie and music experience. I would also recommend this if you’re planning to take a good nap since the noise cancellation technology is really effective.
You will be provided with a personal handset/joypad to control the the entertainment system.
Other Facilities and Amenities
Business travellers will be able to work without getting worried as they could charge their laptops via the electrical output as well as charging their smart phones with two usb ports provided.
Beside the LCD screen, there’s a vanity mirror for your perusal as well.
Full Flat Bed Transformation
Upon completing a heavy yet ultimate fulfilling meal, the cabin crew will assist to transform the whole cabin into a sleeping bed complete with duvet, pillows, a bolster and a blanket.
As weird as it sounded to be, lavatory of Suite Class is a section to be reviewed as well.
Showered with soft LED lightings, the spacious lavatory provides facial cloths with other toiletries such as combs, shavers etc. for your personal grooming.
while the business class toiletries are of Miller Harris niche perfumery brand, the Suite Class (as well as first class) lavatory is complemented with Salvatore Ferragamo’s Tuscan Soul sets of perfume, and hand creams.
The toilet bowl can also be transformed into a full fledge seat for the passenger to change to and fro pyjamas to daily clothing before landing.
Every services provided by the cabin crew were extra marvellous including the dining experience. However, there is only one setback in which Singapore Airlines must strive to improve to provide competitive Suite Class/First Class service with the rival airlines (Emirates, Qatar, Etihad etc.); the internet service. As I have mentioned in the feedback, there are no free internet provided to the passengers and the package provided to non-Singaporean are very much expensive. The services do not have to be provided free of charge but, Singapore Airlines could learn at least Lufthansa Airlines which provides 24 hours access for only 15 Euros. With affordable internet on air, I am also sure that, this could boost the sales as well as free marketing via passenger.
Before landing at Narita International Airport (Tokyo), I have managed to have a group photo with the marvellous cabin crew together with my travel mate. Thanks a lot for the wonderful service rendered as expected of Singapore Airlines!
For foodies, Up next is the “Fine Dining the Suite Class Way by Singapore Airlines” Experience
The Inflight Menu for your food indulgence and dining experience of Suite Class