Singapore Airlines (SIA) recently expanded its codeshare with JetBlue on flights out of New York John F. Kennedy International airport, while also deploying the regionally configured Airbus A350-900s on flights to Brisbane.
The Star Alliance carrier tells FlightGlobal that its expanded codeshares with JetBlue started on 15 January.
SIA also confirmed that it has been deploying the regionally configured A350-900 on the Singapore-Brisbane route since 7 January. This aircraft replaced the A350 configured for long-haul operations.
Flight Fleets Analyzer shows that the regional A350s are configured with 303 seats in two classes: 40 in business and 263 in economy. To date, only two have been delivered and bear the registrations 9V-SHA and -SHB.
Flight tracking sites indicate that the aircraft are now utilised on flights from Singapore to Adelaide, Brisbane, Jakarta, and Kuala Lumpur.