January 24, 2015 11:24 PM ET


Company Overview of SilkAir (Singapore) Private Limited

Company Overview

SilkAir (Singapore) Private Limited provides passenger air transportation services. It operates flights between Singapore, China, India, Indochina, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, and Thailand. SilkAir (Singapore) Private Limited was formerly known as Tradewinds Pte Ltd. and changed the name to SilkAir (Singapore) Private Limited in April 1992. The company was founded in 1975 and is based in Singapore. SilkAir (Singapore) Private Limited operates as a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines Ltd.

371 Beach Road

Unit #17-08

Singapore,  199597


Founded in 1975


65 6223 8888


65 6542 4486

Key Executives for SilkAir (Singapore) Private Limited

Chief Executive and Board Director
Age: 39
Vice President of Operations
Chief Pilot and Vice President
Head of Public Affairs
Acting Senior Vice President for Cabin Crew Operations and Director
Age: 43
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

SilkAir (Singapore) Private Limited Key Developments

SilkAir Reports Production Results for the Second Quarter and First Half of 2014 and Earnings Results for the First Half 2014

SilkAir reported production results for the second quarter and first half of 2014 and earnings results for the first half 2014. SilkAir's operating profit declined $17 million (-77.3%), as weaker yields (-5.0%) put a drag on revenue and capacity injection (+3.7%) pushed operating expenditure up. For the quarter, the company reported passenger carried was 855,000 against 826,000 a year ago. Revenue passenger-km was 1,435.7 million against 1,356.0 million a year ago. Available seat-km was 2,054.0 million against 1,965.0 million a year ago. Passenger load factor was 69.9% against 69.0% a year ago. For the half-year, the company reported passenger carried was 1,725,000 against 1,690,000 a year ago. Revenue passenger-km was 2,844.9 million against 2,730.0 million a year ago. Available seat-km was 4,082.5 million against 3,938.7 million a year ago. Passenger load factor was 69.7% against 69.3% a year ago.

SilkAir to Launch Flights to Cairns, Australia

SilkAir is to launch direct flights between Singapore and Cairns on 30 May 2015, subject to regulatory approvals. SilkAir plans to operate the Cairns service three times weekly on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays, through circular routings with Darwin. The inaugural flight and subsequent Saturday flights will depart Singapore for Cairns non-stop and then return to Singapore via Darwin. The Monday and Thursday flights will fly to Cairns via Darwin and then return to Singapore non-stop. The new services will be operated with SilkAir's latest Boeing 737-800 aircraft, featuring both Business and Economy class cabins.

SilkAir to Launch Daily Flights to Bali

AsiaTravelTips.com revealed on October 31, 2014 that from 12 December 2014, SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, will begin daily flights to Denpasar, Bali. The new flights are subject to regulatory approval.

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