The German capital is Scoot’s third long haul destination after Athens and Honolulu
Scoot, Asia/Pacific’s Best Low Cost Airline for four consecutive years and the low
cost arm of Singapore Airlines (SIA) plans to spread its wings to its second European and third long haul destination Berlin in the second half of 2018.
The four times -weekly Singapore Berlin flights will be operated with Boeing 787 Dreamliners,subject to regulatory approval. Berlin will be the SIA Group’s fourth destination in Germany, after Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Munich,which are operated by SIA.
Mr Lee Lik Hsin, Scoot’s Chief Executive Officer,said ,Scoot’s merger with Tigerair Singapore earlier this year has greatly strengthened our position, standing us in good stead to launch and sustain our longhaul operations. Athens has lived up to our expectations while bookings for Honolulu have been very promising.
We are excitedto bring our unique Scootitude to Berlin and can’t wait to launch those great value fares that Scoot is known for!”
Scoot intends to launch sales for Berlin in the first quarter of 2018.
Germany is the largest economy in Europe, while Berlin is a hub within Europe for technological innovation and boasts a strong entrepreneurial and start
up culture. Berlin’s rich history is unsurpassed and it is also famed for its arts and culture, having been designated a “City of Design” by UNESCO in 2006 and included in UNESCO’s Creative Cities network.
Scoot’s current route network comprises 62 destinations across 16 countries, with
services to Honolulu launching in December,and Kuantan flights commencing in February 2018
Scoot operates a fleet of 16 787 Dreamliners and 23 Airbus A320 family aircraft, with four more Boeing 787 Dreamliners and 39 Airbus A320neo aircraft on order.
Scoot was awarded Best Low Cost Airline Asia/Pacific for 2018 in the Airline Excellence Awards by AirlineRatings.com, for the fourth year running.
Scoot took to the skies in June 2012 and merged with Tigerair Singapore in July 2017, retaining the Scoot brand and positioning it well for a new chapter of growth. Scoot has carried over fifty million guests