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About Silk Air

Silk Air

An Overview of Silk Air

Overview of Silk Air:

Silk Air is a regional airline. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines. The airline was founded in 1976 as Tradewinds Charters, The airline was renamed Silk Air on 1st April 1992 and it commenced operations in 1992 as a full-fledged regional carrier. Silk Air operates passenger flights from Singapore to 49 cities in Southeast Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, China and Australia. Being a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, Silk Air operates on short haul destinations in the Singapore Airlines Group network. Silk Air has its hub at Singapore Changi Airport.


Silk Air operates flights to its 49 destinations on a fleet of 29 aircrafts. Silk Air’s fleet comprises of four Airbus A319-100, eleven A320-200 and fourteen Boeing 737-800. These aircrafts are perfect for short haul operations. Silk Air has placed an order of 41 aircrafts which include ten Boeing 737-800 and thirty one Boeing 737 MAX 8s which will replace the existing Airbus A319-100s and A320-200.


Silk Air flies to Cairns and Darwin in Australia, Phnom Penh and Siem Reap in Cambodia, Changsa, Chengdu, Chongqing, Kunming, Shenzhen, Wuhan and Xiamen in China, Bengaluru, Chennai, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Thiruvananthapuram and Vishakhapatnam in India, Bandung, Balikpapan, Bali, Lombok, Makassar, Manado, Medan, Palembang, Pekanbaru, Semarang, Surabaya and Yogyakarta in Indonesia, Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, Kota Kinabalu, Langkawi and Penang in Malaysia, Male in Maldives, Mandalay and Yangon in Myanmar, Kathmandu in Nepal, Cebu, Davao and Boracay in Philippines, Singapore, Chiang Mai, Koh Samui and Phuket in Thailand, Danang and Hanoi in Vietnam.

Silk Air offers major cities of India high connectivity to the rest of Asia.

Cabin Classes:

Inspite of being a regional carrier, Silk Air offers two cabin classes on board its aircrafts. The two cabin classes are Business Class and Economy Class.

Passengers travelling Business Class have the option to relax, work or sleep. Luxurious leather upholstered seats are ergonomically designed with pitch capabilities of 39-40 inches. These seats provide ample legroom and let you stretch your legs and unwind on the flight. Business Class passengers have access to Silk Air lounges at the airports.

Economy Class seats are extremely comfortable and set the mood in the direction of the holiday ahead. The cabin is cosy and comfortable. Seats offer good amount of legroom space. Headrests are adjustable to ensure passengers can enjoy comfortable sitting posture.

In-flight entertainment:

In-flight entertainment on board Silk Air goes by the name of SilkAir Studio. With the new wireless inflight entertainment system, passengers can now stream upto 20 Hollywood and international movies, 34 TV shows and over 100 chart topping music albums via WiFi directly onto their personal mobile devices.

Silkwinds is an award winning bi-monthly inflight magazine. This magazine presents a different perspective on travel. It also features stories and photographs of destinations. Silwinds keeps its readers informed about the latest and best products, trends, fashion and personalities in Asia.

Luggage Allowance:

Silk Air allows free check-in luggage. Check in baggage depends on the class and route of travel. On majority of routes passengers travelling Economy Class are allowed to check in 20 kgs of luggage, whereas passengers travelling Business Class are allowed to check in 30 kgs of luggage. Infants are allowed a check-in luggage allowance of 10 kgs.

Frequent Flyer Program:

KrisFlyer is the name of the frequent flyer program of Silk Air. Members earn miles every time they fly with Silk Air and Singapore Airlines and their partners. Special promotions are offered to KrisFlyer members by partners of Silk Air and Singapore Airlines. Miles earned can be redeemed for flights, increased baggage allowance, priority boarding, priority baggage handling and upgrades on Silk Air and Singapore Airlines. Krisflyer has three tiers KrisFlyer, KrisFlyer Elite Silver and KrisFlyer Elite Gold.

Farehawker and Silk Air:

Silk Air operates flights to Bengaluru, Chennai, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Thiruvananthapuram and Vishakhapatnam in India. Silk Air connects most of the major cities of India to the rest of Asia. People planning to travel and explore the unseen beauty of Asia can contact FareHawker at farehawker.com.

 FareHawker offer free services to Search, Compare and Book the cheapest airfares for our clients. We get you the best deals on all Silk Air flights. We provide airlines group bookings for small and large groups. Whether you are a group of friends travelling together or a group of corporate moguls travelling for a meeting, we are a one stop shop for your travel needs. FareHawker will take all your ticketing related woes and rid you of the tensions and ensure that you travel hassle free. We will provide you with the best and cheapest fares for your travel with Silk Air Airways.


We are a young company with ex-airliners, aviation experts, helicopter industry experts and charter experts working as the core team to provide our clients with the best services possible. Our team members work 24*7 to ensure that our clients get the best domestic and international air fares for their online flight ticket booking. FareHawker specializes in airlines group bookings and group charter facilities.

The only condition for group airfare booking is to have a minimum of 10 passengers travelling on a single PNR. We understand that booking group airfares is a tedious process, so let us rid you off your tensions.

We also specialize in Private Jet & Helicotper bookings. We provide safe, reliable, comfortable and affordable charter flights on turbo prop aircrafts, jet aircrafts and also helicopters. We customize the itinerary according to your needs and wants. We also deal in Vaishno Devi Yatra, Amarnath Yatra and other pilgrimage charters.

So, visit our website www.farehawker.com and leave us your details and requirements, and we will get back to you within 04 hours. We will ensure you travel hassle free and enjoy each moment of your holiday.

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