SilkAir (MI) is an airline based in Singapore. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines flies from Singapore to 43 cities in Southeast Asia, South Asia, China and Australia. As the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, it serves the short-haul destinations in the Singapore Airlines Group network and flies nearly 2 million passengers yearly. The airline took to the skies in February 1989 as Tradewinds, before evolving into SilkAir in 1992. Today, the full service airline operates more than 300 weekly flights to 44 destinations in 12 countries. CheapTickets.sg, Singapore’s popular online portal offers the best rates on Silk Air for your travel from Singapore.
Fleet : SilkAir has an all-Airbus fleet of 22 aircrafts
Travel Classes: There are only two classes of cabins available on all SilkAir flights — Business Class and Economy Class. On board, it offers a selection of short story books and magazine titles and screens a series of short features on-board. SilkAir’s in-flight magazine, “Silkwinds” is complimentary for all passengers and is published once every two months. SilkAir offer Oriental and Western menus which emphasis on flavors of the region. Local delights such as Hainanese Chicken rice, laksa, mee siam and mee rebus are available on selected flights. Passengers can even request for special meals with special dietary requirements such as medical or religious reasons.
Frequent Flyer Program : Since, the airline is a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, passengers earn KrisFlyer miles every time they fly with SilkAir. “KrisFlyer” membership offers the opportunity to earn miles for travel to favorite destinations and numerous other rewards.
Baggage Allowance : Baggage allowance for checked in baggage for economy class is 20 kgs and for Business Class is 32 kgs. Onboard travelers can carry 2 pieces of luggage each weighing not more than 7kgs in bothe the cabins.
Awards: The airline won successive Best Regional Airline: Southeast Asia in 2009 and 2010 by Skytrax at each year's respective World Airlines Awards.