Saturday, December 1, 2012

Scoot-Thru with Changi Connects

Scoot, Singapore’s newest low cost carrier, has launched its latest product, Scoot-Thru with Changi Connects, a facilitated transfer service provided in collaboration with Changi Airport Group on November 2012.

Scoot-Thru enables passengers making connecting flights at Singapore Changi Airport to continue their journey without having to pass through immigration, nor collect their checked baggage during transit. The new service is available across Scoot’s 25 destinations, including joint itineraries offered in conjunction with partner airline Tiger Airways, on for travel on or after 27 November 2012.

“With the range of destinations offered at expanding rapidly, Scoot-Thru with Changi Connects is a timely addition to the great value frills our guests can select. We’re pleased to be working together with Changi Airport Group to provide this service so guests may Scoot across all our destinations with even greater convenience and peace of mind.” said Scoot’s CEO Campbell Wilson.

Scoot is the first airline to build upon Changi Connects, a new service provided by Changi Airport Group.

Mr Lim Ching Kiat, Senior Vice President for Market Development, CAG said, “Changi Airport is pleased to launch Changi Connects in partnership with Scoot. This new service provides transferring passengers with a hassle-free experience, allowing them more time to enjoy what Changi has to offer in terms of shopping, dining and entertainment. We welcome other low-cost carriers to leverage this service to provide an enhanced transfer experience for their connecting passengers.”

Scoot operates medium and long haul no-frills flights between Singapore and Sydney, Gold Coast,
Bangkok, Tianjin, Taipei and Tokyo, with Shenyang and Qingdao commencing in the next few months.
The airline operates a fleet of Boeing 777-200 aircraft.

Recently, Scoot Airlines and Tiger Airways rolled out joint itinerary partnership which means that a passanger can purchase a single ticket that contains all flight details and fly from Tiger Airways destination to Scoot destination 9 or visa verse) with a single itinary.

For just SGD16 per person per flight connection (*) in Singapore, guests will enjoy great perks including:

  • No rush: Remain in the transit area of Singapore Changi Airport – simply proceed to the transfer desk to collect your boarding pass for the connecting flight;
  • No hassle: No need to go through Singapore immigration & customs, nor retrieve baggage and check them in again;
  • No worries: You’ll be put on the next Scoot or Tiger flight, without extra charge, should the connecting flight be delayed.

For more details on Scoot-Thru with Changi Connects, please visit

(*) Applies for pre-bookings only. For walk-in guests at Transfer Counter E, Scoot-Thru with Changi Connects is priced at SGD20 per person per flight connection.

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