Silk Air, the regional carrier of Singapore Airlines, will begin operating a four-times-a-week service to Fuzhou from November 21.

The service, which will run every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, will be served by the B737-800, featuring 12 seats in business and 150 in economy class.

Flight MI990 will depart Singapore at 1035 and arrive in Fuzhou at 1505. The return flight, MI989, will then take off from Fuzhou at 1615 and touch back down in Singapore at 2100.

As a full-service carrier, Silk Air passengers can expect to receive in-flight meals, in-flight entertainment and a generous baggage allowances of 40kg and 30kg for business and economy class respectively. Onward connections with parent carrier Singapore Airlines also benefit from having luggage automatically checked-through to the final destination.

“We are delighted to launch our new flight to Fuzhou, the capital of Fujian province. We hope that this will open up exciting opportunities for travellers between Fuzhou and Singapore, and also beyond these two major gateways,” said Silk Air chief executive Foo Chai Woo.

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Clement Huang