Bloomberg has reported that Singapore Airlines is in discussions with Airbus and Boeing to revive its 19-hour flight from Singapore to New York, which was cancelled in 2013 as it was not profitable. The original service launched in June 2004 using an A340 aircraft was configured with 181 business and economy class seats; this was converted to all business class in 2008. The rising cost of fuel subsequently made the flight uneconomical.

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