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Yet another regional subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, SilkAir is a regional carrier based in Singapore. SilkAir offers full-service flights to 51 destinations that are located throughout East Asia, with all routes no more than a six hour flight from their primary hub. SilkAir currently maintains a fleet of 31 planes, though this number is set to more than double by 2017. SilkAir is involved in several code-sharing partnerships with airlines such as Bangkok Airways, Garuda Indonesia, Shenzhen, and other Asian airlines.