18 May '18, 11am

SilkAir merges with SIA, only SIA & Scoot left standing, explained

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced a S$100 million cabin revamp of its regional subsidiary SilkAir. Advertisement This will pave the way for an eventual merger in several years’ time. Aircraft cabin upgrades are expected to start in 2020, and will include new lie-flat seats in Business Class, as well as seat-back in-flight entertainment devices in both Economy Class and Business Class. These changes are supposed to ensure closer product and service consistency across the SIA network. Brief history of the SIA portfolio SilkAir was launched in 1989 as Tradewinds the Airline, focusing largely on regional holiday destinations. It was given a new corporate identity when it was rebranded as SilkAir in 1992. The airline largely flew to regional destinations, such as Phuket, Phnom Penh and Jakarta. In 2003, at the height of the budget travel boom in Southeast Asia, SIA launche...

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channelnewsasia.com 18 May '18, 2am

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