Singapore Airlines has officially announced that it has ordered 7 Airbus A350-900LRs as part of an existing order deal which the carrier currently holds with Airbus.
In total SQ has on order 67 A359s with Airbus and these newly ordered 7 A359LRs are part of that deal. SQ has stated that the primary purpose of these 7 units is for it to reinstate its daily ultra long haul service to EWR-Newark and LAX-Los Angeles in USA once the aircraft get delivered in 2018.
The cabin configuration will be premium heavy i.e. business class and premium economy only.