Tag: Scoot

Scoot Stops Flying to Four Cities: Weak Demand and Aircraft Shortage

Reading Time: 1 minute Scoot, the low-cost arm of the Singapore Airlines Group launched in 2012 and merged with Tigerair in 2017, announced suspending flights to four cities amid weak demand and lack of aircraft resources. The airline said it will stop operating all flights to Lucknow, Kalibo, Quanzhou and Male. All the flights are served by Airbus A320 […]

Scoot Boeing 787-8 Reported Weather Radar Fault

Reading Time: 1 minute A Scoot Boeing 787-8, performing flight from Singapore (Singapore) to Melbourne (Australia) with 268 people on board, reported weather radar fault. Aircraft was enroute at FL340 about 120nm southeast of Singapore when the crew decided to return to Singapore due to a problem with the weather radar. The aircraft landed safely back in Singapore about 40 […]

Scoot Takes Delivery of its First A320neo

Reading Time: 1 minute Scoot, the low cost wing of Singapore Airlines, has taken delivery of its first A320neo in Toulouse, France. Scoot has placed orders for 39 A320neo aircraft under its fleet renewal programme. The new addition complements the airline’s existing fleet of 27 A320ceo Family aircraft. Powered by Pratt and Whitney Pure Power engines, the new aircraft features […]

Singapore Airlines Group Annual Net Profit Down 55%

Reading Time: 2 minutes Singapore Airlines Group (SIA) reported a FY2016-17 net profit of S$360 million ($259 million) for the fiscal year through March 31, down 55% from S$804.4 million in the previous year. SIA attributed the loss in part to the fourth-quarter net loss of S$138 million, reversed from a net profit of S$225 million in the FY2015-16 […]

Emirates A380 Collides With Scoot’s 787 in Singapore

Reading Time: 1 minute An Emirates A380 flight departing for Tianjin from Singapore’s Changi Airport collided with another aircraft. All passengers have been reported safe. Emirates has said it’s aircraft is “slightly damaged” after the pushback with Singapore’s Scoot flight TZ18 carrying 303. Pictures on social media show minimal damage on Emirates’ A380 wingtip but gashing on Scoot’s 787. […]

Scoot Prepares to Fly to Europe in 2017, the World’s Longest LCC Route

Reading Time: 1 minute Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) medium/long haul low cost airline subsidiary Scoot is now preparing to launch services to Europe in 2nd quarter 2017. For those who doubted the reality of long haul LCC operations, the evidence is mounting that the future of long haul is changing. There are now 11 LCCs operating scheduled routes longer than […]

Boeing Achieves Record Commercial Airplanes Deliveries in 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing delivered 762 commercial airplanes in 2015, 39 more than the previous year and most ever for the company as it enters its centennial year. “The Boeing team has worked hard to achieve strong performance,” said Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner. “Our team did a fantastic job achieving higher deliveries and getting […]