Silkair adds extra flight to Darwin

written by australianaviation.com.au | August 12, 2014
SilkAir is adding an extra weekly Darwin flight.
SilkAir is adding an extra weekly Darwin flight.

Singapore Airlines’s regional wing Silkair will add a sixth weekly flight to Darwin over the school holiday period.

Silkair’s extra flight will run on Thursdays from December 4 2014 to January 29 2015, according to the Airline Route website.

Flight MI801 will jet off from Singapore at 0855 for a 1500 arrival into Darwin, before departing the Northern Territory capital as MI802 at 1600 for a scheduled 1900 arrival into Singapore.

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Silkair began flying to Darwin in March 2012 with four weekly services using Airbus A320 and A319 aircraft. The airline was in the process of transitioning to Boeing 737-800 aircraft, which will be used on three of Silkair’s six weekly services to Darwin.

Virgin Australia codeshares on Silkair’s Darwin flights.

Singapore-based low-cost carrier Jetstar Asia also flies between Singapore and Darwin.

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