SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, has launched its inaugural flight to Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, joining its parent carrier in serving the route.
With the launch of this thrice-weekly flights, SilkAir’s route network is now extended to 53 destinations across 15 countries.
The thrice-weekly flights to Colombo are scheduled on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, with same-day returning flights operating as MI427. The flights will be operated with Boeing 737-800 aircraft, with both Business Class and Economy Class cabins.
This new SilkAir service will complement Singapore Airlines’ current daily flights to Colombo. Together, SilkAir and Singapore Airlines will offer a total of 10 round-trip services a week.
“Colombo offers a rich heritage and a variety of experiences to travelers to explore the beauty of Sri Lanka. The launch of the Colombo flight route as our 53rd destination presents an opportunity for SilkAir to continually provide our customers with increased connectivity to the region via Singapore. We are confident that this will be a destination that will interest many travelers as they embark on their Sri Lankan adventures,” commented SilkAir’s Chief Executive, Mr. Foo Chai Woo on the route’s launch.