Tag: SilkAir

Scoot Stops Flying to Four Cities: Weak Demand and Aircraft Shortage

Reading Time: 1 minute Scoot, the low-cost arm of the Singapore Airlines Group launched in 2012 and merged with Tigerair in 2017, announced suspending flights to four cities amid weak demand and lack of aircraft resources. The airline said it will stop operating all flights to Lucknow, Kalibo, Quanzhou and Male. All the flights are served by Airbus A320 […]

Singapore Suspends Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft Operations

Reading Time: 1 minute In light of fatal accidents of Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines involving Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) announced temporarily suspending operations of all variants of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft into and out of the country.  The suspension took effect 12 March 2019 2 PM local time. According to […]

Silkair Airbus A320 Finds Crack in Windshield

Reading Time: 1 minute A Silkair Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Chiang Mai (Thailand) to Singapore (Singapore) with 146 people on board, cracked windshield. Aircraft was climbing out of Chiang Mai when the crew stopped the climb at FL180 due to a crack in the windshield. The aircraft landed safely back in Chiang Mai about 45 minutes after departure. A […]

Silkair to Be Merged with Singapore Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) regional wing, SilkAir, is to undergo a significant investment programme to upgrade its cabin products as part of a multi-year initiative that will ultimately see it merged into SIA. The programme will comprise investment of more than $100 million to upgrade the wholly owned subsidiary’s cabins with new lie-flat seats in Business […]

Singapore Airlines Group Annual Net Profit Down 55%

Reading Time: 2 minutes Singapore Airlines Group (SIA) reported a FY2016-17 net profit of S$360 million ($259 million) for the fiscal year through March 31, down 55% from S$804.4 million in the previous year. SIA attributed the loss in part to the fourth-quarter net loss of S$138 million, reversed from a net profit of S$225 million in the FY2015-16 […]