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SilkAir merger will put SIA group on firmer footing

SilkAir began in 1989 as Tradewinds the Airline. It now has a fleet of 11 Airbus A320-family jets and 22 Boeing 737-800 and 737 MAX 8 planes. It is phasing out its older A320s.

NEARLY a year after it completed the merger of its two budget units Scoot and Tigerair, Singapore Airlines (SIA) seems to have decided that it just needs one premium brand as well.

From 2020, the group will spend over S$100 million overhauling SilkAir's cabins to bring its regional

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