11 September 2014

SilkAir to fly between Okinawa and Japan to January 2015

SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, will operate its first-ever charters between Singapore and Japan via a series of direct charter services to Okinawa, the country’s southernmost prefecture. 

Chartered by the Okinawa Tourist Service (OTS) and Jumbo Tours Okinawa, the monthly charters will be from 9 September 2014 till 3 January 2015. The flights will be operated with the Boeing 737-800 aircraft, featuring both business and economy classes. These charters are launched in collaboration with Okinawa-based travel agencies and SilkAir’s local travel agencies, to provide customers visiting Okinawa with the convenience of a direct service from Singapore. 

From September 2014 to October 2014, the flights will depart Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 2 at 10am and reach Okinawa Naha Airport at 4.15pm. From November 2014 to January 2015, the flights will depart Singapore at 10am hours and arrive in Okinawa at 4.05pm (all times stated are local and scheduled). 

Flight schedules to Okinawa are as follows: 

13 and 15 September, 9 and 13 October 2014   
MI8384 departs SIN 1000 arrives OKA 1615
MI8383 departs OKA 1715 arrives SIN 2125

20, 24 November, 22, 27 and 30 December 2014, 3 January 2015 
MI8384 departs SIN 1000 arrives OKA 1605
MI8383 departs OKA 1700 arrives SIN 2130

(All local times; timings may be subject to change)