SilkAir and Singapore Airlines will span 11 cities in China
SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, will launch services to Fuzhou, China, from 21 November 2016 subject to applicable approvals. SilkAir will be offering four weekly flights, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Following the launch of Fuzhou, SilkAir and Singapore Airlines will serve a total of 11 Chinese cities.
The number of destinations in SilkAir’s route network will increase to 52 destinations in 14 countries, which now include: Australia, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore.
The new services will be operated with SilkAir’s Boeing B737-800 aircraft, featuring both Business and Economy class cabins. Customers will be provided with a full service experience, including in-flight meals, in-flight entertainment on SilkAir Studio, baggage allowance of 40kg and 30kg for Business and Economy class respectively, as well as through check-in if they are connecting to or from another SilkAir or Singapore Airlines point via Singapore.
“We are delighted to launch our new flight route to Fuzhou, the capital of Fujian province. We hope that this would open up exciting opportunities for travelers between Fuzhou and Singapore, and also beyond these two major gateways.” said SilkAir Chief Executive, Mr. Foo ChaiWoo.
Flights will be available for booking on a progressive basis through the SilkAir website, call centres and travel agents in the coming weeks./PR