India – Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines (SIA), today announced the commencement of daily flights between Chennai and Singapore from 5 November 2023, underscoring the airline’s commitment to offering customers affordable, seamless, and unique travel experiences while ensuring convenient access to major cities via Singapore. The addition of this direct flight on the airline’s Airbus A320 aircraft will enhance the international accessibility of Chennai and connect domestic business and leisure travellers to Scoot’s wider network in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Europe.
This announcement was made at a media event in Chennai attended by Scoot’s General Manager for India and West Asia, Mr. Brian Torrey, where he also shared about Scoot’s optimism towards the Indian market and discussed future plans and developments as a leading low-cost carrier.
Including Chennai, Scoot now operates to six destinations in India, including Amritsar, Coimbatore, Tiruchirappalli, Trivandrum, and Visakhapatnam.
Mr. Brian Torrey, General Manager, India, Scoot, said, “India has always been an important market for Scoot, and we are thrilled to commence daily operations to and from Chennai. We are committed to serving the growing demand for travel in this market and connecting travellers from the capital city of Tamil Nadu to Scoot’s extensive network beyond Singapore, such as Melbourne, Hanoi, Bangkok, Seoul and even Guangzhou. Be it a business traveller seeking for convenience or a leisure traveller searching for his next vacation destination, Scoot is looking forward to welcoming all Indian travellers on board soon.”
Details on flight schedules can be found in Annex A. For more information on Scoot, please visit: www.flyscoot.com/en.
About Scoot Pte Ltd
Scoot is the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines (SIA). Scoot took to the skies in June 2012 and merged with Tigerair Singapore in July 2017, retaining the Scoot brand for a new chapter of growth. To date, Scoot has carried over 74 million passengers, and has a fleet of over 50 aircraft, comprising widebody Boeing 787 Dreamliners and single-aisle Airbus A320 family aircraft. By 2024, Scoot plans to add the Embraer E190-E2 to its fleet. Scoot currently flies to 66 destinations across 15 countries and territories in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Europe.
Scoot is not your typical low-cost carrier (LCC). Scoot was the world’s first LCC to attain the highest ratings at both the APEX Health Safety Audit powered by SimpliFlying and Skytrax COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating Audit in 2021 and attained IATA membership in 2022 for meeting global industry standards for safety in airline operations. As part of the SIA group, passengers on Scoot can earn and redeem KrisFlyer miles, enjoying more rewarding travel journeys and access to enhanced benefits.
Scoot provides a safe, reliable, quality and affordable travel experience with a unique attitude – Scootitude – a passion for travel, connecting people and cultures, and pushing boundaries, which drives us to continually innovate, strive for improvement and seek new opportunities.