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SilkAir launches direct flight to adventure capital Cairns

New service is the airline's most operationally expensive yet and will be operated with its latest Boeing 737-800 aircraft

NEW DESTINATION: The pilots, cabin crew and representatives of SilkAir's first flight to Cairns gathering at Cairns International Airport on Saturday after a 6-hour 20-minute flight from Singapore.

IN the wee hours of Saturday morning, SilkAir launched its first direct flight to Cairns, marking parent company Singapore Airlines' (SIA) return to the Australian city after more than 14 years. 

The new service - SilkAir's most operationally expensive yet - will be operated with SilkAir'...

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