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About Silk Air
Tradewinds Airline was founded in February 1989 and was then later re-branded as Silk Air in April 1992. Originally it was planned to cater to holiday destinations but then was converted into a complete regional / short-distance airline. It is a fully-owned subsidiary Airline of Singapore Airlines. The airline is known for the brilliant food that is served to the passengers on flying with the airline.
The airline has won numerous awards for various service categories. It has been declared the 'Best Airline (Regional)' by TTG Asia PTN Asia Pacific. It won that award on three consecutive occasions in the years 1995, 1996 and 1997.
Silk Air is a part of the KrisFlyer loyalty program. Flyers can collect as well as utilize KrisFlyer Miles while booking flight tickets on Silk Air. However, it is not a part of the Star Alliance unlike Singapore’s chief Airline Singapore Airlines.
The overall team of Silk Air approximately comprises of 1,500 plus staff members.
Silk Air Destinations
Silk Air flies through Singapore, which is also its hub, to 50 destinations Across 16 countries within an approximate six-hour radius around the region.
Some of the countries that Silk Air flies to include Australia, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives etc.
They have code sharing agreements in place with Air China, Air New Zealand, Bangkok Airways, Garuda Indonesia, Lao Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Australia and Vistara.
Silk Air Fleet and Network
The current fleet of Silk Air comprises three Airbus A319-100s, 10 Airbus A320-200s, 17 Boeing 737-800s. They have ordered 31 Boeing 737 MAX 8s and six Boeing 737-800s which are expected to be delivered in 2017.