Silkair Outlines Return To Laos In October 2016

Singapore-based regional airline Silkair has revealed plans to launch service to Laos in October 2016, with a triangular flight between the city-state, Vientiane and Luang Prabang. The Singapore Airlines subsidiary returns to Laos after a hiatus of 18 years, when it ended flights to Vientiane.   Subject to approvals, Silkair will fly 3 times weekly … Continue reading

Silkair Trials Inflight Entertainment Streaming

Singapore Airlines’ regional subsidiary Silkair has commenced trials of new inflight entertainment streaming technology. One of the airline’s Airbus A320 jets will offer the wireless system on flights to and from its Singapore base.   Partnering Panasonic Avionics Corporation, Silkair will stream movies, television programming and music directly to passengers’ personal devices, including laptops, tablets … Continue reading

Tigerair To Expand To Myanmar

Singaporean low cost carrier Tigerair will become the latest airline to operate in Myanmar when it launches flights to the country later this year. Using its 180-seat Airbus A320 jet, the recently rebranded airline plans to link the Southeast Asian city state with Yangon from 1 October 2013.   Flight TR 2826 will operate daily … Continue reading

Indonesian Expansion For Singapore Airlines And Silkair

Singapore Airlines and its regional subsidiary Silkair have announced plans for a stronger push towards the Indonesian market, with new flights and increased frequencies on key routes.   Singapore Airlines to Resume Surabaya Service, Increase Flights to Jakarta and Bali Citing increased demand, Singapore Airlines will take over one of Silkair’s double daily Singapore – … Continue reading

Airlines Plan New Flights, Increased Frequencies To Yangon

Myanmar’s travel and tourism market is poised to enter a new period of growth following recent political developments in the country. Identifying near-term opportunities, airlines have rapidly announced the resumption of services and frequency increases to the country’s gateway, Yangon.   Bangkok Airways Thai boutique carrier Bangkok Airways announced the addition of a third daily flight on … Continue reading