The possibility of bird strike being involved in the fatal Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 crash has been raised by the Wall Street Journal.
Singapore Airlines posted a near halving of net profit in fiscal 2019 as higher fuel prices, overcapacity and operational challenges hit the bottom line.
This March 2017 story from the Australian Aviation archives looks the first five years of SilkAir’s operations in Australia, which began with nonstop flights to Darwin in March 2012.
Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has temporarily suspended the Boeing 737 MAX from flying into and out of Australia.
The eventual retirement of the SilkAir brand has taken a very public step forward with visitors to the carrier’s website now directed to that of parent Singapore Airlines.