SilkAir suspends plans to transfer 14 B737-800s to Scoot while B-737 Max remains grounded

A SilkAir Boeing 737 Max 8 at Changi Airport on March 12, 2019.
A SilkAir Boeing 737 Max 8 at Changi Airport on March 12, 2019.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - With all six of its Boeing 737 Max 8 jets grounded and new deliveries of the aircraft suspended, Singapore Airlines' regional arm SilkAir will keep 14 other planes which it had earlier agreed to transfer to Scoot.

This is to ensure that SilkAir has enough aircraft to maintain its operations while issues with the B-737 Max are being sorted out, an SIA spokesman told The Straits Times on Tuesday (April 9).

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