Scoot Airlines Sydney to Singapore Flights
New budget carrier Scoot Airlines has laid a direct challenge to Qantas Airlines and Jetstar on home soil after revealing that its first route will be between Sydney and Singapore. Scoot Airlines will begin daily services on the route from the middle of next year, and said today that it would consider widening its reach into Australia with the possibility of it flying to destinations such as Melbourne airport. Scoots Airline the medium to long-haul budget airline will start with a fleet of four Boeing 777's which it is scoot airlines booking buying from from its parent, (SIA) Singapore Airlines, Scoot Airlines Sydney and plans to increase it to 14 by 2015. The launch of another new low-cost budget airline is a direct threat to Jetstar Airlines and Malaysia's long-haul airline AirAsia X, in which the entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson has a stake.
Scoot Airlines (Skoot) has also gained a first move advantage against AirAsia X, which has long sought to fly between Sydney and Kuala Lumpur at least twice a day but has been prevented from doing so by the Malaysian government, which has a 69 per cent stake in Malaysia Airways. The carrier flies between Sydney and Kuala Lumpur. Apart from Australia (Sydney), Scoot Airlines Singapore has named as potential destinations Asia, Europe, India New Zealand, North and the Gulf states, where Emirates and Etihad scoots skoot are based.
Scoot airline will operate from Changi Airport's Terminal 2 and will offer two cabin classes, though the specifics of seats scoots are yet to be revealed. Scoot Airlines chief executive, Campbell Wilson, Scoot Airlines Gold Coast said scoot was ''un-abashedly no-frills'' and its fares would be about 40 per cent cheaper than those offered by typical premium carriers. SIA-Singapore Airlines also has a cornerstone stake in Tiger Airlines, which was grounded by air-safety regulators for more than a month earlier this year due to safety concerns.
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