SilkAir gets first B737-800 into its fleet

SilkAir will put the new B737 into service on Feb 20 and deploy it on routes to Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Phuket and Medan.


B737-800 Boeing SilkAir


Regional carrier SilkAir marked a new chapter in its history when it received the first of 54 new Boeing jets on Tuesday this week. Its new B737-800 will depart Seattle on Sunday for a 21-hour flight across the Pacific.

The narrow-body aircraft will arrive in Singapore on Feb 12 and go on static display at the Singapore Airshow. SilkAir will put the new B737 into service on Feb 20 and deploy it on routes to Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Phuket and Medan.