SIA chief: SilkAir's 737 Max order intact for now

SIA chief executive Goh Choon Phong says the rapid growth of budget carriers is a key challenge for airlines in the region.
SIA chief executive Goh Choon Phong says the rapid growth of budget carriers is a key challenge for airlines in the region.

SEOUL • SilkAir's order of 31 Boeing 737 Max jets is intact for now, but this could change as the situation evolves, said Singapore Airlines (SIA) chief executive Goh Choon Phong.

"It depends on how things go. We still don't know when the Max is coming back," he told The Straits Times yesterday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 03, 2019, with the headline 'SIA chief: SilkAir's 737 Max order intact for now'. Print Edition | Subscribe