8 April 2017

SilkAir adds Colombo to network

SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, has launched its inaugural flight to Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, joining its parent carrier in serving the route. With the launch of this thrice-weekly flights, SilkAir’s route network is now extended to 53 destinations across 15 countries.

The thrice-weekly flights to Colombo are scheduled on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, with same-day return flights operating as MI427. The flights will rely on Boeing 737-800 aircraft, with both Business Class and Economy Class cabins. Customers on board the flight will enjoy a full-service experience, including inflight meals, in-flight entertainment on SilkAir Studio, as well as baggage allowance of 40kg and 30kg for Business and Economy class respectively.

This new SilkAir service will complement Singapore Airlines’ current daily flights to Colombo. Together, SilkAir and Singapore Airlines will offer a total of 10 round-trip services a week.

“Colombo offers a rich heritage and a variety of experiences to travellers to explore the beauty of Sri Lanka. The launch of the Colombo flight route as our 53rd destination presents an opportunity for SilkAir to continually provide our customers with increased connectivity to the region via Singapore. We are confident that this will be a destination that will interest many travellers as they embark on their Sri Lankan adventures,” commented SilkAir’s Chief Executive, Foo Chai Woo.

Detailed flight schedules

Flight Routing Days Operating Departure* Arrival*
MI428 Singapore - Colombo Wednesday, Saturday Singapore 8:50am Colombo 10:05am
MI428 Singapore - Colombo Thursday Singapore 7:30am Colombo 9:15am
MI427 Colombo - Singapore Wednesday, Saturday Colombo 11:05am Singapore 5:30pm
MI427 Colombo - Singapore Thursday Colombo 10:30am Singapore 5pm
*All times stated are local


Flights will be made available for booking through the SilkAir website, call centre and travel agents