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Scoot launches flight operations in India

Scoot, The Long-haul Budget Arm Of Singapore Airlines, Today Launched Its Operations In India With Flight Services To Chennai And Amritsar From Singapore.

PTI | Updated on: 28 May 2016, 05:13:18 PM

New Delhi:

Scoot, the long-haul budget arm of Singapore Airlines, today launched its operations in India with flight services to Chennai and Amritsar from Singapore. The airline will operate a daily direct service to the Tamil Nadu Capital from Singapore with a 335-seater Boeing 787-800 aircraft while Amritsar would have three-times-a-week operations service with a 375-seater B787-900 plane. Besides, it has already announced to launch services from Jaipur from October this year.

On the Chennai-Singapore route, Scoot will take place of SIA’s another subsidiary airline Tigerair which has been operating 12 flights a week with narrow-body aircraft.

“India is one of the fastest growing aviation markets in the world. Guests from India can now fly to amazing destinations in our Asia-Pacific network through the Singapore hub, as well as onward with Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and Tigerair in the SIA Group portfolio,” Chief Commercial Officer for Scoot and Tigerair, Leslie Thng said.

Scoot also plans to scale up frequency from Amritsar to four times a week, starting July 2. 

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First Published : 28 May 2016, 05:11:00 PM

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