Silkair to suspend flights to Hiroshima amid weak demand made worse by COVID-19

SilkAir will be indefinitely suspending operations to Hiroshima from March 27 due to weak demand, which has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Singapore Airlines (SIA) said in a press statement that the last flight on this route on its regional airline will be MI867 from Hiroshima to Singapore on March 26.

Photo courtesy: Singapore Airlines
Photo courtesy: Singapore Airlines

All affected customers will be contacted and arrangements will be made to re-accommodate them on to other flights, SIA added.

The SIA Group, which includes the parent Airline and low-cost carrier Scoot, also serves six points in Japan including Fukuoka, Nagoya, Osaka, Sapporo, Tokyo-Haneda and Tokyo-Narita.

It remains firmly committed to the Japanese market and is working to grow both passenger and cargo traffic to and from the country, SIA said in the press statement. 

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