SilkAir, the regional arm of Singapore Airlines, will begin direct air services between Singapore and Darwin, Australia, on March 26.
According to a press release from SilkAir, the flights will be on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays using Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft.
SilkAir’s Chief Executive, Marvin Tan, says the new route will boost the airline’s presence in the Australian market, which is currently being served by its parent company via five points -- Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney.
“We are immensely excited to introduce our first destination in the South-West Pacific.Darwin is well known for its mining and tourism industries and we believe our new service will have much to offer to both the business and leisure traveler."
Myo Min Thu, SilkAir’s manager in Vietnam, said: “We will also be launching promotional airfares to Australia and this includes Darwin. Passengers can now look forward to enjoying exceptional low fares from Da Nang to Australia on both SilkAir and Singapore Airlines flights.”