SilkAir will increase their Singapore-Cairns services to daily flights in mid 2019 in response to increased demand. The additional flights, due to kick off on 2nd June 2019, subject to regulatory approvals, will offer greater accessibility and connectivity to travellers.
Silk Air will use Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft for the additional flights, operating on Tuesdays and Sundays. These aircraft are fitted with 12 Business Class and 144 Economy Class seats.
SilkAir CEO, Foo Chai Woo says the airline is working with Tourism and Events Queensland to carry more travellers to Australia’s adventure capital…..
……. home to world famous sights such as the UNESCO listed Great Barrier Reef and Daintree rainforest.
Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones adds that demand for SilkAir’s service to Cairns had grown significantly. She said that Queensland Government support through the Attracting Aviation Investment Fund, aims to increase visits to Queensland through increased international aviation access.
The minister looks forward to travellers from important markets choosing Cairns as their preferred gateway to Australia. She added that the area is…
…… home to a range of unique tourism experiences including Queensland’s natural wonder, the Great Barrier Reef and the world’s oldest living rainforest. Kate Jones
In Australia, SilkAir also operates flights to Darwin. Parent company Singapore Airlines serves Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. Low-cost subsidiary Scoot serves the Gold Coast, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.
Tickets will be available at SilkAir.com or from your preferred travel provider..
Flight Schedule (2nd June – 26th October 2019)
|Flight No||Route||Departure||Arrival||Days of Operation|
|MI811||Singapore-Cairns||01:10 (1.10am)||09:55 (9.55am)||Monday, Thursday, Saturday|
|MI812||Cairns-Singapore||10:45 (10.45am)||15:25 (3.25pm)||Monday, Thursday, Saturday|
|MI813||Singapore-Cairns||08:45 (8.45am)||17:15 (5.15pm)||Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday|
|MI814||Cairns-Singapore||18:15 (6.15pm)||23:05 (11.05pm)||Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday|
*All times are local