SilkAir

Singapore’s SilkAir Boeing 737 MAX heads home

SilkAir’s Boeing 737 MAX was flown back to Changi Airport (SIN), Singapore on December 30, 2020....


SIA cuts 4,300 employees, pessimistic about domestic recovery

Staff cuts continue to plague the airline sector after Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) announcement to lay off 4,300 employees, 20% of its workforce....


Singapore Airlines Group loses $1B, expects rapid recovery

Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group (SIAG) can be officially chalked off with the rest of the airlines worldwide after taking heavy losses in Q1 2020 of $1.1 billion....


Singapore Airlines Group to operate 11 out of 194 aircraft

Singapore Airlines Group, which also includes SilkAir and low-cost carrier Scoot, announced very significant capacity changes that are set to last up until the end of April due to the outbreak of COVID-19....


More countries ban Boeing 737 MAX amid safety concerns

After China, Latin America and Indonesia, several countries around the world have enforced a ban of the Boeing 737 Max within their airspace on March 12, 2019. In the evening, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) announced that all operations of the aircraft within the European airspace were suspended....


Singapore Airlines to bring SilkAir under its wing post 2020

SIA announced on May 18, 2018, that its regional brand, SilkAir, will undergo cabin upgrade starting 2020, ultimately merging the carrier into parent company....


SIA, pax up by 8.3% in October 2017

In October 2017, SIA Group airlines' passenger load factor (PLF) improved 4.1 percentage points to 80.8%. Passenger carriage (measured in revenue passenger kilometres) increased 8.3% compared to last year, outpacing capacity (measured in available seat kilometres) injection of 2.8%....