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07 May 2024

Scoot's First Embraer E190-E2 Commences Operations

Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines (SIA), today started operating its first Embraer E190-E2 aircraft with a launch event at Singapore Changi Airport.

15 April 2024

Scoot’s First E190-E2 Aircraft Touches Down in Singapore

Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines (SIA), today welcomed its first Embraer E190-E2 aircraft at Singapore Changi Airport.

05 March 2024

Scoot Unveils First Six Southeast Asian Destinations on its New E190-E2, including New Destinations Koh Samui and Sibu

Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines (SIA), today unveiled six Southeast Asian destinations that its fleet of new Embraer E190-E2 aircraft will fly to. These include new destinations Koh Samui and Sibu, as well as existing destinations in Malaysia and Thailand including Hat Yai, Kuantan, Krabi, and Miri.

29 February 2024

Scoot named 'Value Airline of The Year' at 2024 Air Transport World Airline Industry Achievement Awards

Scoot, SIA's low cost subsidiary, has been named the 'Value Airline of The Year' at the 2024 Air Transport World Airline Industry Achievement Awards.

20 December 2023

Scoot Launches “Scoot With Heart” to Champion Meaningful Connections

Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines (SIA), announces the launch of Scoot With Heart, a campaign that champions the value of human connections and facilitates meaningful reunions via travel.

14 November 2023

Singapore Airlines and Scoot Set Target to Use Sustainable Aviation Fuel for 5% of Total Fuel Requirements by 2030

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Scoot, the two airlines within the SIA Group portfolio of carriers, today announced their target of replacing 5% of their total fuel requirements with sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) by 2030.

17 October 2023

Scoot Participates in SIA’s Time to Fly Travel Fair to Offer Even Greater Value

Scoot announces its participation in SIA’s annual Time to Fly travel fair, from 3 to 5 November 2023, at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre Halls 405 and 406.

9 October 2023

Scoot Awarded Best Low-Cost Carrier at TTG Travel Awards and Travel Weekly Asia Readers’ Choice Awards 2023

Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, has been awarded “Best Low-Cost Carrier” at the TTG Travel Awards and Travel Weekly Asia Readers’ Choice Awards 2023.

22 February 2023

Scootin’ Back to China and Other Popular Summer Holiday Destinations

Scoot will steadily resume flights to and from China to accommodate strong travel demands in line with further relaxation of border restrictions. Scoot will also ramp up flight frequencies across its network, particularly to popular destinations for summer travels.

17 February 2023

Scoot to add Embraer E190-E2 Aircraft to Drive Growth and Enhance Network Connectivity

Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines (SIA), has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with aircraft lessor, Azorra, to add nine new Embraer E190-E2 aircraft to support its network growth strategy.

23 November 2022

Scoot Attains International Air Transport Association (IATA) Membership

Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines Group, has attained full International Air Transport Association (IATA) membership. Only airlines that meet IATA’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) standards for safety in airline operations are eligible for IATA’s membership.

03 October 2022

Scoot into Your Winter Holidays with New Route Launches, More Flights to North Asia and on the Pikachu Jet

Scoot continues to support a surge in travel demand with more flights to Greater China, Japan and South Korea and new flights to Lombok and Makassar, Indonesia. From November, Pokémon fans can look forward to more chances to experience the special flights on their next holiday.

26 September 2022

Scoot Recognised as Leading Low-Cost Carrier for Passenger and Cargo Services

Scoot wins World Airline Award for “Best Long-Haul Low-Cost Carrier”, TTG Travel Awards for “Best Low-Cost Carrier”, and AFLAS Awards for “Best Low-Cost Air Cargo Carrier”

12 August 2022

Scoot Launches Pokémon Air Adventures and its First Ever Pokémon-themed Pikachu Jet Flights out of Singapore, Just in Time for the Upcoming September and Year-end Holidays

In the spirit of celebrating a decade of flights, Scoot is the first ASEAN airline to partner with The Pokémon Company (TPC) to provide customers with one-of-a-kind travel experiences. Commencing 9 September 2022, the Pikachu Jet will operate two scheduled flights per month.

17 June 2022

Scoot’s 10th Anniversary Celebrations Continue with Its Largest Ever Ticket Giveaway

As part of its 10th anniversary celebrations, Scoot is hosting its largest flight ticket giveaway ever: 10,000 free tickets. Ten lucky passengers on selected flights between 1 June to 31 August will each win a return trip or their next flight.

02 June 2022

Scoot Kickstarts a Ten-tastic Anniversary with its Largest Network Sale Ever

Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines (SIA), celebrates ten years of flights this June and, to kick off celebrations, has launched its biggest-ever network sale with more than 200,000 super-discounted seats.

18 May 2022

Scoot Broadens Horizons with the Launch of Flights to Jeju, South Korea

Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines (SIA), has launched sales of passenger services to Jeju, South Korea. Commencing 15 June 2022, the three-times weekly non-stop flight service will be Scoot’s second destination to South Korea.

12 November 2021

Scoot Expands Europe Network to London Gatwick Airport

Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines (SIA) recently named the World’s Best Long-Haul Low-Cost Airline, celebrates yet another milestone with the announcement of a new service between Singapore and London’s Gatwick Airport via Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport.

09 October 2021

Scoot to Operate Non-Stop Singapore-Berlin Return Flights with Expansion of Singapore’s Vaccinated Travel Lanes

Scoot will resume three-times-weekly non-stop flights between Singapore and Berlin on 19 October 2021, following Singapore’s expansion of its Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTL) arrangements. Scoot will also increase the frequency of its non-VTL Singapore-Athens-Berlin return flights to four-times-weekly, with effect from 17 October 2021. Consequently, from 19 October 2021, Scoot will operate daily between Singapore and Berlin.

10 August 2021

Singapore Airlines and Scoot Awarded Skytrax 5-Star Health and Safety Rating

Singapore Airlines and Scoot, the two passenger airlines within the SIA Group, have been awarded the highest 5-Star rating in the Skytrax Covid-19 Airline Safety Audit. This follows a comprehensive assessment of their health and safety measures across the entire travel journey. Scoot is also the first low-cost carrier in the world to get this 5-Star rating from Skytrax.

08 July 2021

Lions Befrienders Partners Scoot to be First Community Care/Social Service in Singapore to Allow Cabin Crew to Work From Home During Quarantine & Telebefriend Socially Isolated Seniors

Supported by the Agency for Integrated Care and Public Service Division, this initiative allows cabin crew to telebefriend socially-isolated seniors, support the manpower needs in community care and social services, whilst actively contributing to the economy during the pandemic, minimising the loss in productivity and income.

28 June 2021

Scoot’s First A321neo Aircraft Takes Flight to Bangkok

Scoot welcomed the entry into service of its new single-aisle Airbus A321neo aircraft, as it made its inaugural flight from Singapore to Bangkok. Subsequently in August, Scoot will deploy the A321neo on its Singapore-Cebu and Singapore-Ho Chi Minh City routes.

25 June 2021

SIA Group Launches Voluntary Carbon Offset Programme For All Customers

The Singapore Airlines Group launched a voluntary carbon offset programme, which will enable customers across its passenger and cargo airlines, including Scoot, to offset their own carbon emissions via dedicated microsites.

22 June 2021

Scoot Brings Singapore’s Hawker Favourites From The Streets to The Skies

Scoot unlocks more menu possibilities for the low-cost traveller by adopting a new box packaging to introduce gravy-rich and soupy dishes. This represents an exciting expansion to the Scoot Café inflight menu, which brings the best of Singapore’s multi-faceted hawker culture to customers.

24 May 2021

Singapore Airlines Group Commits To Net Zero Carbon Emissions By 2050

The Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group today announced its commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, reinforcing its long-standing strategy of working towards decarbonisation and environmental sustainability across its operations. Further details on SIA’s sustainability initiatives can be found in this backgrounder.

07 April 2021

Scoot Becomes World’s First Low-Cost Carrier Awarded Diamond Status in Global Airline Health Safety Audit

Scoot has been awarded the Diamond status in the APEX Health Safety powered by SimpliFlying global audit of airlines, becoming the first low-cost carrier (LCC) in the world to be accorded this highest attainable standard.

17 March 2021

Scoot Trials New Digital Solutions for COVID-19 Tests and Verification at Check-in

Two new digital initiatives being trialled by Scoot will offer customers a one-stop solution for COVID-19 pre-departure tests and a more seamless process when verifying their test results.

11 February 2021

Singapore Airlines, Scoot and SilkAir Operate First Flights with Full Set of Vaccinated Pilots and Cabin Crew

Scoot is the first low-cost carrier in the world to operate a flight with a full complement of vaccinated pilots and cabin crew.

17 December 2020

Year-end Scoot-mas Surprise to Celebrate Healthcare Workers, Bring Cheer to Vulnerable Families

Nearly 100 Scoot staff volunteers have come together to honour healthcare workers and bring festive cheer to vulnerable children and their families with a year-end Christmas celebration. The community outreach initiative was attended by 188 beneficiaries across four sessions.

26 November 2020

Scoot Launches New Inflight Portal In Preparation For New Normal

Scoot will be launching a new inflight portal, ScootHub, to serve as a one-stop shop for all customer needs inflight post-COVID. Easily accessed from customers’ own mobile devices, ScootHub is the first of its kind in the region to offer such diverse functionalities.

08 October 2020

Scoot Dining Experience at Home

Scoot launched its own dining experience for the casual and cost-conscious consumer, Scoot@Home. This gastronomical experience will be hand delivered by Scoot’s Cabin Crew to ten fans in Singapore who missed flying with Scoot, no money or miles required.

24 August 2020

Scoot Modifies A320 Aircraft To Boost Cargo Capacity and Capabilities

To better serve cities with smaller airports, Scoot has removed all the seats on one of its A320 aircraft so that cargo can be carried in the cabin, doubling the narrowbody aircraft’s cargo-carrying capacity to nearly 20 tonnes.

07 June 2020

Scoot Implements Additional Precautions To Safeguard Health Of Customers And Crew

With the resumption of more flights and re-commencement of transit operations at Singapore Changi Airport from June 2020, Scoot will be further enhancing its operational procedures and introducing additional precautionary measures to allow customers to travel with even greater confidence.

04 June 2020

Scoot and ams Sensors Singapore Pte Ltd Team Up to Offer More Temporary Employment Opportunities for Cabin Crew

Over 100 Scoot cabin crew have taken on temporary employment with ams Sensors Singapore Pte Ltd. This arrangement is Scoot’s first cross-industry partnership with a private sector organisation, and follows numerous deployments to public hospitals and other government organisations.

16 March 2020

Scoot to Offer Voucher Refunds for Flexible Rebooking for Customers

Scoot is offering voucher refunds for the full value of bookings made on or before 15 March 2020, for travel up to 31 May 2020, with immediate effect. Scoot will launch a self-service portal for all eligible customers to obtain such voucher refunds.

05 March 2020

Scoot appoints Essence for media planning and buying services, extends BLK J tenure

Following a five-month-long pitch process, Scoot has appointed Essence as its media agency of record for two years till March 2022. Scoot will also extend the tenure of its creative agency of record, BLK J, by another two years, till 31 March 2022.

23 October 2019

Scoot Scoots Successfully into Terminal 1

Today Scoot has successfully completed the shift of its operations from Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 2 to Terminal 1, flying its 65 millionth passenger on the same day. The move will facilitate Scoot’s projected double-digit annual growth for the next three years and provide a more efficient and improved customer experience.

16 October 2019

Scoot Wins Another “Best Low-Cost Carrier” Award

Hot on the heels of its “Best Low-Cost Carrier” award at the TTG Travel Awards 2019 held in end-September 2019, Scoot has won another “Best Low-Cost Carrier” award, this time at the Travel Weekly Asia 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards.

04 October 2019

All Systems Go for Scoot’s Move to Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 1 on 22 October 2019

Scoot successfully completed final flight trials ahead of its scheduled move to Singapore Changi Airport’s Terminal 1 on 22 October 2019. The airline also commenced various operational and systems trials since August 2019 to ensure that the essentials are in place and running smoothly.

27 September 2019

Scoot Wins “Best Low-Cost Carrier” at 30th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2019

Scoot was awarded “Best Low-Cost Carrier” at the 30th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2019. This is Scoot’s first award from TTG Asia, Asia Pacific’s leading travel trade publisher and events organiser.

23 September 2019

Scoot Removes Payment Processing Fees Globally Starting Today

Aligning with its vision since inception of making travel attainable for all, Scoot today announced the removal of payment processing fees globally for all bookings made on its direct channels, offering customers even greater value with immediate effect.

29 July 2019

Scoot to Add 16 Airbus A321neos to Fleet to Support Growth Plans

Scoot announced the introduction of 16 brand-new A321neo aircraft, to arrive progressively from the last quarter of 2020. The new fleet will enable Scoot to meet its double-digit growth plan by the end of financial year 2020/2021.

18 July 2019

Scoot to Operate from Terminal 1 at Singapore Changi Airport from 22 October 2019

Scoot will operate from Singapore Changi Airport’s Terminal 1 from 22 October 2019. Currently operating from Terminal 2, the move seeks to facilitate Scoot's growth in the next few years.

29 April 2019

Scoot to Suspend Flights to Four Cities

Scoot will be suspending services to four cities – Lucknow, Kalibo, Quanzhou and Male – all served by the Airline’s Airbus A320 aircraft, due to a combination of weak demand and a shortage of aircraft resources.

25 April 2019

Scoot Spreads its Wings to Four New Cities in China

Scoot has launched sales to four new cities in China – Wuhan, Changsha, Kunming and Fuzhou. With this, Scoot, one of the largest foreign low-cost carriers operating in China, will cover 23 mainland Chinese cities, with more than 100 flights to China weekly.

01 April 2019

Scoot Makes Its Debut in Laos

Scoot today launched its inaugural flight from Singapore to Laos, marking the start of its three-times-weekly flights from Singapore to Luang Prabang and Vientiane. With the addition of Laos, Scoot’s network now spans 67 destinations across 19 countries and territories, and it will be the only airline offering direct Singapore-Laos services.

18 March 2019

Scoot Becomes First Airline to Enable Payment via PayNow through UOB Collaboration

Scoot customers in Singapore can now choose to pay via PayNow, credit card or AXS when booking flights via FlyScoot website.

16 January 2019

Scoot Launches Mega India Sale, Featuring Coimbatore, Trivandrum and Visakhapatnam

Scoot will spread its wings in India with the addition of three new cities, namely Coimbatore, Trivandrum and Visakhapatnam. Subject to regulatory approval, flights to Trivandrum (5-times weekly) will commence as soon as 7 May 2019, and flights to Coimbatore (5-times weekly) and Visakhapatnam (3-times weekly) will start from 27 October 2019.

10 January 2019

Scoot Starts Sale of Singapore-Laos Flights

Scoot will commence three-times weekly flights to Luang Prabang and Vientiane in Laos starting from 1 April 2019. With the addition of Laos, Scoot’s network will span 68 destinations across 19 countries and territories.

22 November 2018

SilkAir To Transfer Routes To Scoot Ahead Of Merger Into SIA

Scoot is to take over a number of SilkAir’s routes over the next two years, ahead of SilkAir’s merger into Singapore Airlines (SIA). Scoot will also be transferring some of its services to existing destinations served by SIA and SilkAir.

15 November 2018

Scoot to Re-Locate From Terminal 2 to Terminal 1 at Singapore Changi Airport

Scoot plans to move operations from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1 of Singapore Changi Airport in the last quarter of 2019, to facilitate its growth plans and enhance customer experience.

29 October 2018

Party With Scoot In A Brand ‘Neo’ Way!

Scoot celebrates the first flight on its first A320neo aircraft, also known as Chapati Party. The first of 39 A320neos on firm order to be delivered by 2025, the aircraft provides customers a quieter, more comfortable flight experience on Scoot’s narrow-body fleet.

23 Aug 2018

Scoot’s Refreshed Suite of Ancillary Products and Services Enhance Low-Cost Offering

Scoot has taken on new digital innovations and product developments that better meet new travel trends, provide better value for its customers, and enhance the overall travel experience.

23 July 2018

Scoot is First Airline in Asia to Launch Transactional Chatbot

Scoot has launched a transactional chatbot named M.A.R.V.I.E., the first chatbot by an airline in Asia to allow transactions, in addition to responding to customer queries.

20 June 2018

Scoot is Ballin’ in Berlin!

Scoot has launched the start of four-times weekly non-stop services to Berlin via Singapore with attractive promotional fares! Berlin is Scoot’s third long-haul destination after Athens and Honolulu.

10 May 2018

35 Minutes to the Yosemite of Indonesia From Just $35 All-In!

Scoot has launched sales to Pekanbaru, its newest and 5th destination in Indonesia, with attractive promotional fares! The 4-times-weekly Singapore-Pekanbaru services will commence 4 June 2018.

26 Feb 2018

Scoot to Add Nanchang and Pekanbaru to Network

Scoot has launched ticket sales to a new China destination, Nanchang! The three-times weekly Singapore-Nanchang flights are scheduled to commence on 2 July 2018. With the addition of Nanchang and Pekanbaru, Scoot’s network will span 66 destinations across 18 countries and territories.

25 Jan 2018

Scoot to Take Over Silkair’s Langkawi, Pekanbaru and Kalibo Services

SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, will be transferring its services to Langkawi, Pekanbaru and Kalibo to Scoot. With the transfers, Scoot will progressively adjust its services to Langkawi and Kalibo, and targets to commence sales for Pekanbaru in the first half of 2018.

10 Jan 2018

Scoot Launches Ticket Sales for Berlin

Scoot has launched ticket sales to its highly-anticipated third long-haul destination of Berlin, Germany! The four-times-weekly non-stop Singapore-Berlin flights are scheduled to commence on 20 June 2018.

19 Dec 2017

Scoot’s First U.S. Flight to Honolulu Takes Off

Scoot commences four-times-weekly direct services to its maiden U.S. destination, Honolulu, via Osaka. The inaugural flight also marks the start of Scoot’s first non-stop Singapore-Osaka services on top of existing services via Bangkok and Kaohsiung.

14 Dec 2017

Scoot Appoints BLK J as Creative Agency of Record

Scoot has appointed one-year-old independent agency, BLK J, as its creative agency of record.

01 Dec 2017

Achtung! We’re goin’ Scootin’ in Berlin!

Scoot plans to launch four-times-weekly flights to its second European and third long-haul destination – Berlin – in the second half of 2018, with sales slated to commence in the first quarter of 2018.

23 Nov 2017

Scoot to the Venice of the East

Scoot celebrated its inaugural flight to Palembang and the start of four-times-weekly services between Singapore and Palembang, its fourth and newest port in Indonesia.

30 Oct 2017

Scoot to Kuching!

Scoot has inaugurated daily services between Singapore and Kuching, bringing its total number of destinations in Malaysia to five, including Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi and Penang.

23 Oct 2017

Scoot Launches Ticket Sales for New Singapore-Palembang Route

Scoot has launched ticket sales for four-times-weekly Singapore-Palembang services commencing 23 November 2017, and will also add a third daily service between Singapore and Denpasar and increase to daily flights for Surabaya.

03 Oct 2017

Escape the Ordinary in Honolulu with Scoot!

Scoot has launched ticket sales for four-times-weekly flights from Singapore to Honolulu, with a stopover in Osaka, slated to commence on 19 December 2017.

04 Sep 2017

Scoot to Harbin and Sapporo, for Winter is Coming!

Scoot has commenced sales for three-times-weekly services to Harbin and new twice-weekly non-stop flights to Sapporo, on a seasonal basis.

14 Aug 2017

Scoot to Kick Off Brand New Malaysian Destinations

Scoot has launched ticket sales for daily flights to Kuching and three-times-weekly flights to Kuantan, boosting Scoot’s presence in Malaysia to six cities including Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi and Penang.

25 Jul 2017

Escape the Ordinary with a Spunky and Sassy Scoot

Scoot and Tigerair Singapore have completed their integration process under a common Air Operator Licence and single Scoot brand, and also disclosed five new destinations to be launched by June 2018 – Honolulu, Harbin, Kuching, Kuantan, and Palembang.

20 Jun 2017

Scoot Marks Start of Long-Haul Operations with Maiden Flight to Athens

Scoot's inaugural flight to Athens marks Scoot’s first foray in Europe and the start of long-haul operations.

15 Jun 2017

Scoot and Tigerair to Operate Under Scoot Brand From 25 July 2017

Scoot and Tigerair aim to complete their integration and operate all flights under a common Air Operator Certificate and a single Scoot brand by 25 July 2017.

12 May 2017

Scoot Takes Delivery of New 787 Dreamliners With Crew Bunks

Scoot will receive four new Dreamliners fitted with crew bunks, enabling the airline to operate long-haul services, starting with Athens in June 2017.

15 Mar 2017

Scoot and Tigerair Celebrate 50 Millionth Guest on Board

Scoot and Tigerair showered their combined 50 millionth guest with attractive prizes, such as return flight tickets on all inaugural flights in 2017, complimentary upgrades to ScootBiz, SGD500 worth of Scoot travel vouchers, and more!

10 Feb 2017

Scoot Searches for Most Romantic Girl This Valentine's Day

Scoot has launched a Valentine's Day campaign to identify the “Most Romantic Girl in Singapore”. Up for grabs is a trip for two to Scoot's newest (and possibly most romantic) destination, Athens!

24 Jan 2017

Scoot Becomes First Low Cost Carrier to Go Live on Skyscanner Direct Booking Platform

Scoot fares can now be searched and booked directly through Skyscanner via both desktop and mobile app!