5 tips to enjoy a comfy flight with SilkAir
Formerly called Ujung Pandang, the city of Makassar is the largest city in east Indonesia. Besides being Indonesia’s busy air hub, Makassar is also a food paradise with several famous traditional foods. Last month, I went on a delicious trip in Mandalay, all thanks to SilkAir! I will be sharing my exciting food experience with all you over the weekends.
Why Makassar, you may ask? Well, SilkAir has consistently searched for new and exciting Asian destinations to add to its network. It currently operates more than 350 weekly flights to 49 destinations in 12 countries. They offer a route network of destinations that are lesser known holiday choices but have so much to offer in terms of local food and culture. Makassar, is one of them. Check out our tips for a comfy flight!
1. Watch movies in the air
You can also sit back, relax and enjoy their new wireless inflight entertainment system. Complementing their existing overhead drop-down screens, you can now stream up to 20 Hollywood and international movies, 26 TV features as well as 100 chart-topping music albums via WI-FI directly onto your personal mobile devices at no additional cost. Bringing mobile entertainment to new heights yo!
2. Shopping? No problem!
You’ll be pleased to find that passengers in Economy Class enjoy a 30kg check-in luggage limit, an amenity synonymous with full-service airlines. Fly Business, and your allowance will increase by 10kg.
3. Eat your hearts out
When it’s time to dine, SilkAir offers Singaporean origins with local favourites such as Hainanese Chicken Rice and Laksa, and a diverse selection of Malay, Indian and Chinese dishes. Pair your meal with a glass of red or white wine as you sit back and enjoy your flight.
4. Check-in is a breeze
Check-in online to breeze right through the airport and into your seat. Simply select your seat and complete your check-in before proceeding to the airport. Internet check-in is available 48 to 2 hours prior to flight departure for confirmed bookings. Whether it’s seeing the clouds pass by through the window beside you, or having an aisle seat to stretch your legs as you desire, it’s yours to have with SilkAir. You can also have a faster and more flexible check-in experience with the Fast and Seamless Travel (FAST) check-in kiosks in Terminal 2.
5. Read about exciting stories in Asia
Silkwinds presents a different perspective on travel in that a destination is an experience and not just a place to visit. With exciting stories and stunning photography, the magazine keeps me abreast of the best in Asia and explores the latest products, food trends, fashion, personalities and entertainment. You can also catch up on the latest news with our selection of complimentary newspapers and browse through a wide selection of magazines covering business, fashion, lifestyle and sports.