SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, launched the first nonstop flights between Singapore and Busan in South Korea.
The inaugural flight, MI876, departed Changi International Airport and arrived at Gimhae International Airport at 0707hrs (Korea time) the following day. The flight duration was 6 hours and 30 minutes.
The Singapore-Busan route will be served four times weekly, departing Singapore on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. SilkAir is currently the only airline offering regular services on the route. Customers can look forward to a full-service experience, including in-flight meals, wireless in-flight entertainment on SilkAir Studio, complimentary baggage allowance as well as through check-in if they are connecting to or from another SilkAir or Singapore Airlines point via Singapore.
The flights are currently operated with SilkAir’s Boeing 737-800 aircraft.