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May 25, 2016 Aviation No Comments Email Email

Award-winning value airline Scoot launches services from Singapore to Amritsar and Chennai, bringing exceptional value and Scootitude to guests as it spreads its wings to India.


Scoot’s service to Amritsar commences three times weekly and will increase frequency with an additionalMonday service from July, restarting the Singapore-Amritsar route for the SIA Group.

Scoot takes over the Singapore-Chennai daily service from Tigerair,  expanding capacity to Chennai for the SIA Group with its new and spacious Boeing 787 Dreamliner as the world’s first all-787 operator.

Chief Commercial Officer for Scoot and Tigerair, Mr Leslie Thng, said, “India is one of the fastest growing aviation markets in the world and Scoot is excited to present exceptional value, an empowering selection of customisation options including inflight connectivity and in-seat power, as well as service with Scootitude to guests flying into and out of India.”

“Guests from India can now fly to amazing destinations in our Asia-Pacific network

through the Singapore hub, as well as onward with Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and Tigerair in the SIA Group portfolio,” he added.

Scoot will also commence Singapore-Jaipur services four times weekly from October.

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA)[1], India is projected to be the world’s third largest air passenger market by 2031 with a total of 367 million passengers by 2034, an extra 266 million annual passengers compared to today. 

Details of flight numbers and flight schedules for Scoot’s services to Chennai, Amritsar and Jaipur, are below:

Scoot Schedule for Chennai (Effective from 24 May 2016)

Flight No.  Operated by Departure Arrival Frequency
TZ 502  Scoot 2245 hrs 0010 hrs +1 Daily
Flight No.  Operated by Departure Arrival Frequency
TZ 501  Scoot 0120 hrs 0830 hrs Daily

Scoot Schedule for Amritsar (Effective from 24 May 2016)

Flight No.  Operated by Departure Arrival Frequency
TZ 508  Scoot 1000 hrs 1255 hrs (Mon*), Tue, Thu, Sat
Flight No.  Operated by Departure Arrival Frequency
TZ 507  Scoot 1410 hrs 2215 hrs (Mon*), Tue, Thu, Sat

 * Monday service will be added from 1 July 2016, bringing frequency from three to four times weekly.

Scoot Schedule for Jaipur (Effective from 2 October 2016)

Flight No.  Operated by Departure Arrival Frequency
TZ 506  Scoot 2130 hrs 0035 hrs +1 Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
Flight No.  Operated by Departure Arrival Frequency
TZ 505  Scoot 0145 hrs 0940 hrs Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat

 ** Schedules are correct at time of print and subject to change. All times listed in local. +1 refers to arrival on the next day.

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