Silkair Celebrates Arrival Of New Aircraft
Carrier marks a new era with arrival of first Boeing 737 Max 8
Silkair, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, celebrated the arrival of its new aircraft, the Boeing 737 MAX 8. The new aircraft offers customers an enhanced on-board experience, ensuring a comfortable and pleasant flight. The first of 37 MAX 8s ordered, this delivery marks a significant milestone in Silkair’s journey towards expanding its network to bring customers to inspiring destinations across the region.
The MAX 8 aircraft will feature an enhanced Business Class, with a new seat configuration of 156 seats - 12 Business Class and 144 Economy Class seats. With comfort and a joyful experience at the heart of its approach, the Business Class cabin will feature thoughtful refinements such as enhanced personal space with a 25% increase in seat pitch (39”to 49”) as well as additional seat recline (8” to 12”) for added comfort. These new seats will also feature a convenient side pocket for easily accessible personal storage, as well as a USB and 3-pin charging port to
(L-R); VP Commercial, Mr. Mohammed Rafi Mar; Sales Director (Boeing), Mr. Tony Valentine; Chief Executive, Mr. Foo Chai Woo; Chief Pilot (Boeing), Mr. John Lee; VP Ops, Mr. Goh Boon Hwee; VP Flight Ops, Cpt Gerard Ee