SilkAir's 737 Max aircraft in Australia to await return to the skies

In a photo from March 12, 2019, a SilkAir Boeing 737 Max 8 plane sits on the tarmac at Changi Airport.
In a photo from March 12, 2019, a SilkAir Boeing 737 Max 8 plane sits on the tarmac at Changi Airport.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

SINGAPORE - SilkAir has flown all six of its Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft to Australia, where they now sit in storage amid efforts to return them to commercial service.

All six aircraft were flown to Alice Springs Airport in Australia's Northern Territory between end-September and end-October, a Singapore Airlines (SIA) spokesman said in response to queries from The Straits Times.

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