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SilkAir to Make Adjustments in Northern Winter Schedule

Press Release   •   Jul 23, 2013 11:40 SGT

SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, will be making network adjustments during the Northern Winter operating season (27 October 2013 - 29 March 2014), comprising capacity increases on several routes and reductions on others.

Frequency will be adjusted on selected services between Singapore and points in Cambodia, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand.

An additional service will be introduced to Siem Reap, Cambodia, increasing frequency to 11 flights per week from 10, while in India, services between Singapore and Visakhapatnam will go up from three to four times weekly.*

In Malaysia, Kuching will be served four times weekly from the current thrice-weekly flights.

In the Philippines, services to Cebu will increase from daily to eight times weekly while for Davao, from five to six times weekly.

In Vietnam, frequency will be upped for both Danang - from six flights per week to daily, and Hanoi - from thrice to four times per week.

Meanwhile flights to Solo, Indonesia, and Phuket, Thailand will be reduced to twice weekly and 30 times weekly, respectively.

* Subject to regulatory approval


About SilkAir
As the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, SilkAir operates the Singapore Airlines Group's narrowbody fleet and extends the Group network by seeding and developing new, exciting destinations in Asia Pacific.

The airline took to the skies in February 1989 as Tradewinds the Airline, before evolving into SilkAir in 1992. In its early days, the airline catered to passengers holidaying in exotic destinations in the region, including Phuket and Tioman. As the carrier developed, regional business destinations such as Phnom Penh, Yangon and Kuala Lumpur were added.

Today, the full service airline operates more than 300 weekly flights to 42 destinations in 12 countries. Latest additions to the network include Hanoi (June 2012) and Visakhapatnam (October 2012). The airline currently has a fleet of 23 Airbus aircraft, comprising 6 A319s and 17 A320s. In August 2012, the airline announced the largest order in its history of up to 68 Boeing 737 aircraft, with firm orders comprising 23 Boeing 737-800s and 31 Boeing 737 MAX 8s.

For more details on SilkAir, visit silkair.com or http://www.facebook.com/SilkAir

 

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