With the significant Emirates order now gone, questions are being raised about the fate of the Superjumbo whose sales have been dwindling for quite some time.
For the airline, Mumbai will be the fifth destination to deploy superjumbo after Sydney, and the recently-announced Melbourne which is to start from next June.
The double decker airplane that only recently got the Indian government's approval.
Under India's rules, A380s will be allowed to land at the country's four main airports - New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad - which are equipped to handle the planes.
The ban on A380s was mainly due to concerns that foreign carriers may further hurt state-run Air India by grabbing a larger share of international traffic.
Ownership established, the next step is personalisation. Seats fully loaded with telescoping headrests, flexible wings, waterfall leg rests, electric lumbar controlsâ€”older CEOs often choose seats with heat and massage options, and full-flat berthing.
Singapore Airlines has agreed to order five more Airbus A380s and another 20 A350s for additional capacity growth and fleet renewal.