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Scoot operates 787 Dreamliners on all Australian routes

April 30, 2015 Aviation No Comments Email Email

Scoot, Asia/Pacific’s Best Low Cost Airline[1], is pleased to announce that, from 1st May 2015, all Australian routes will be operated exclusively by Boeing 787 Dreamliners.

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The airline’s third 787, named “Inspiring Spirit”, will commence serving the Gold Coast starting tomorrow (1st May); Perth and Sydney are already exclusively served by 787s, as will be Melbourne when flights start November. Outside Australia, Scoot’s Hong Kong and Bangkok routes are already operated by 787s.

Scoot’s latest 787 was delivered to Scoot at Boeing’s Charleston, South Carolina factory on 23rd April and arrived in Singapore on 26th April.

Scoot’s CEO, Campbell Wilson, said “Scoot’s Dreamliners have raised the bar for budget travel. Everyone’s loving the extra comfy seats, new cabin environment that’s literally more refreshing, features such as inflight Internet connectivity and in-seat power, along with all the other features people have come to expect from Scoot. Add our unbeatable airfares and unique Scootitude, there’s no better way to get outta here than on Scoot’s 787.”

Expanding network

With more 787s entering service in the months ahead, we’re able to increase our frequencies to Australia. Sydney and Perth will increase to daily, and Gold Coast will operate five times weekly. Melbourne will commence with five times weekly from 1st November 2015.  All flights will be non-stop to and from Singapore.

A 787 celebration sale!

Get on board our spanking new Dreamliner with an unbeatable price. A Fly fare from Australia to Singapore starts from A$129. Enjoy all the perks of ScootBiz from A$299. Fares are one-way including taxes and surcharges. Blackout periods may apply over school holidays and event periods. Travel and sale periods are as follows:

Travel periods

Perth to Singapore: 1st May – 31st May

Gold Coast to Singapore: 15th July – 15th September

Sydney to Singapore: 15th October – 30th November

Melbourne to Singapore: 1st November – 30th November

Sale Period

Perth (GMT+8): From 0000 hrs, 30th April to 2359 hrs, 3rd May

Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne (GMT+10): From 0200 hrs, 30th April to 0159 hrs, 4th May

787 Routes

Destination Commencement date
Perth 5th February 2015
Hong Kong 6th February 2015
Sydney 9th March 2015
Bangkok (Don Mueang) 28th April 2015
Gold Coast 1st May 2015
Kaohsiung 9th July 2015
Melbourne 1st November 2015

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