Friday, October 26, 2012

Scoot will fly from Singapore to Tokyo via Taipei by October 29th

Singaporean long-haul low-cost carrier Scoot is beginning to fly from Singapore to Tokyo's Narita Airport via Taipei from October 29th 2012 onwards. This flights will start Scoot's  flight service to Japan from Singapore. Scoot has previously announced its plans about flying to Narita in late October.

The carrier,  a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines (SIA), will serve the route daily by Boeing 777-200 aircraft, which will offer 32 business class seats and 370 economy class seats. According to Narita Airport's web site, Scoot will use Narita Airport Terminal 2.

Scoot will depart from Singapore Changi Airport daily at 12:55 a.m. and arrive Taipei Taoyuan Airport at 5:40 a.m. The flight will depart from Taipei at 6:50 a.m. and arrive Narita Airport Terminal 2 at 10:40 a.m. Return flight will depart from Narita 11:50 a.m. and arrive Taipei at 2:35 p.m. The flight then depart from Taipei at 3:45 p.m. and arrive to Singapore at Singapore at 8:10 p.m. According to Scoot's web site, return ticket price between Singapore and Tokyo is 700 - 800 SGD for economy class and 1000 SGD++ for Scoot Biz (business class). Scoot offers 3 types of economy class: Fly, FlyBag and FlyBagEat.

Scoot began operating in June 2012 from Singapore Changi Airport and currently flies from Singapore to Sydney, the Gold Coast, Bangkok, Taipei, Tianjin and Qingdao. Scoot has recently announced that it will acquire 20 fuel efficient Boeing 787 Dreamliner to replace current Boeing 777-200s as part of its ongoing expansion. The aircraft will enter Scoot's service by 2014.

[1] - Narita Service by Singapore LCC "Scoot" Starting Oct 29 with Boeing 777
[2] - Scoot snaps up 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, cutting Jetstar's advantage

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