SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, will launch services to Fuzhou, China, from 21 November 2016 subject to applicable approvals.
The airline will be offering four weekly flights, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Following the launch of Fuzhou, SilkAir and Singapore Airlines will serve a total of eleven Chinese cities.
The number of destinations in SilkAir’s route network will increase to 52 destinations in 14 countries, which now include: Australia, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore.
The new services will be operated with Boeing 737-800 aircraft, featuring both Business and Economy class cabins.
“We are delighted to launch our new flight route to Fuzhou, the capital of Fujian province. We hope that this would open up exciting opportunities for travellers between Fuzhou and Singapore, and also beyond these two major gateways.” said SilkAir Chief Executive, Mr. Foo Chai Woo.