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SilkAir poised to fly high with an all-Boeing fleet

Delivery of first 737-800 due early next month; new planes to add 8% more seat capacity

Change of planes: This year, SilkAir will take delivery of eight Boeing 737s and retire four Airbus A320s as part of fleet renewal plans, with two of the Airbuses to be returned to the lessor and the other two likely to be sold

[SINGAPORE] Singapore Airlines' (SIA) regional wing SilkAir, which takes delivery of its first Boeing 737-800 early next month, will expand capacity at a double-digit pace as its fleet is set to more than double by the end of this decade.

By that time, it will have transitioned to an all-...