The airline currently has six B787-10 in the fleet.
The introduction of the new aircraft on the route will come along with the winter schedule of airlines in the country, which begins from the last week of October and goes up to the last week of March.
SIA daily flight SQ401/402 will be served by B787-10, while the evening daily flight SQ403/406 will continue to operate on the Airbus A380 aircraft, the release said.
The SIA 787-10s are configured with 337 seats in two classes, 36 in business and 301 in economy.
Singapore Airlines has invested USD 350 million in the introduction of the new regional cabin product on an initial 20 787-10s, which features fully-flat beds and personalised in-flight entertainment, among others, it said.
Of this, Singapore Airlines alone offers 52 weekly connections from six India cities - Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Chennai - while SilkAir offers 47 weekly services from eight Indian cities (Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Visakhapatnam, Coimbatore, Thiruvananthapuram and Hyderabad), as per the release.
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