Silkair To Start Flights To Bandung, Changsha

Silkair, the regional subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, has announced it is to begin flights to Bandung and Changsha this October. Both destinations are new to the airline and represent growth markets in Southeast and East Asia for it, following a recent focus on expansion in South Asia.

 

Singapore – Bandung

Beginning 11 October 2011, flight MI 196 will depart Singapore at 1600 hrs on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays, arriving in Bandung at 1650 hrs. The return flight, MI 195, takes off from Husein Sastranegara International Airport at 1735 hrs, landing back at Changi International Airport at 2025 hrs.

 

From 30 October 2011, the service frequency will be increased to 5 times weekly, with additional flights on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Silkair will fly a 2-class Airbus A319 jet on the route.

 

Singapore – Changsha

Pending governmental approval, Silkair will also launch 3 times weekly flights to Changsha from 31 October 2011. The airline will utilize a 2-class Airbus A320 aircraft between Singapore and the industrial city in Hunan province.

 

Flight MI 954 is scheduled to depart Changi International Airport at 1245 hrs every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, arriving at Huanghua International Airport at 1720 hrs. The aircraft then operates the return flight MI 953, departing Changsha at 1815 hrs and arriving back at Singapore at 2300 hrs.

 

For more information, visit www.silkair.com.

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