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SilkAir is a regional Singaporean Airline that operates regional flights for Singapore Airlines. The airline flies to destinations in Asia and Oceania.


Silkari is a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines and has over 1,500 employees.

Parent company
Singapore Airlines
Frequent Flyer Program


SilkAir was founded in 1989 as Tradewinds Airlines but its roots are traced back to 1975 when Tradewinds Charters was founded. In 1992, its name was changed to the current name SilkAir.


SilkAir has the same baggage rules as its parent company Singapore Airlines. Passengers flying in Economy Class can bring 1 piece of cabin luggage with a maximum weight of 7 kg on board. Business Class, First Class, and Suites passengers are permitted to bring 2 pieces of cabin luggage with a maximum weight of 7 kg on board. In addition, every passenger is allowed to bring 1 personal item on board. The amount of allowed checked baggage depends on the travel class and destination. In most cases, the maximum allowance varies between 30 kg in Economy Class and 50 kg in Suites and First Class. Please consult website Singapore Airlines for more information.

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In-flight Wi-Fi

On SilkAir’s Airbus A320-family and Boeing 737 aircraft is no in-flight internet access available.


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