Air marshals to guard SIA and SilkAir planes

SINGAPORE: Air marshals will be put aboard national carrier Singapore Airlines (SIA) and its regional wing SilkAir in the next few months as part of heightened security measures, officials said yesterday. 

“Over the next few months, we will begin to deploy air marshals on board Singapore Airlines and SilkAir flights,” Home Affairs Minister Wong Kan Seng said in parliament. 

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