Tradewinds Airline was founded on February 21, 1989 and was re-branded as Silk Air on April 1, 1992. As Tradewinds, the airline catered to holiday destinations like Hat Yai, Kuantan, Pattaya, Tioman and Phuket. However, the transition from Tradewinds to Silk Air transformed it from a holiday resort airline to a complete regional airline. Silk Air flights range from short to medium haul and are quite popular among business as well as leisure travellers in Asia. Besides online booking, low air fare and readily available air tickets, Silk Air also offers an exquisite menu, bar services and good in-flight entertainment. Hospitality and service quality are the highlighting feature of Silk Air. Backed by a dedicated cabin crew and Silk Air has become a favourite of Asian passengers. The scrumptious cuisine served on board delight the customers. The airline has been declared the 'Best Airline (Regional)' by TTG Asia PTN Asia Pacific, for three consecutive years in 1995, 1996 and 1997. It went on to win the reputed award for 10th time in 2009 and features in TTG Asia's Travel Hall of Fame for the same. With a comprehensive schedule and widespread network, Silk Air has managed to become the indisputable leader in Asia region.