SCOTTSDALE, Arizona., November 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines (SIA) recently named the world’s best low-cost long-haul airline by SkyTrax, has named Discover the World GSA for the UK and Ireland.
Scoot also announced its first route to the UK – the only low-cost non-stop flight between that of London Gatwick Airport and that of Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport. With vacation searches at Thailand 112% increase since the lifting of travel restrictions for UK travelers, Scoot’s entry on this popular leisure route follows the reopening of borders between the UK and Thailand, allowing travel without quarantine at each end.
Aiden Walsh, Head of Airline Development at Discover the World, commented: “We are delighted to partner with Scoot to develop the sales and marketing strategy for the UK and Irish markets. This new low cost, direct award-winning service is going to be extremely popular for the UK and Irish markets. We are also excited about the connection opportunities of Bangkok and Singapore especially at Melbourne and Sydney which are also very popular destinations in the UK and Irish markets. “
The new Scoot flights will start on December 16, 2021. This will be followed by three weekly seasonal services scheduled from March 2022. All services will be operated with Boeing 787 Dreamliner offering both economy and Scoot plus cabins, sporting features such as in-flight Wi-Fi and the ability to upgrade to Scoot plus or Scoot-in-Silence – the zone of Scoot calm. To celebrate the launch, Scoot released attractive rates for Bangkok starting from £ 170 one-way economy class, all taxes included.
Vice President of Sales, Scoot Lee yong sin said: “Scoot is delighted to commemorate our entry into the UK through our partnership with Discover the World. connect our customers between Europe and Asia. The intention represents our commitment as a leading low-cost carrier to provide our customers with high quality, safe and reliable Scootitude travel experiences across our network, enhanced by the knowledge and expertise of Discover the World. “
Gordon stalker, Meet the Global Director for UK, Ireland and Benelux commented: “We are eager to present the Scoot product to UK and Irish business partners. Our team will actively engage with business partners focused on setting up business partners to sell seasonal flights in December and scheduled flights in March! “
For more information on Discover the World, visit Discovertheworld.com.
Scoot is the low-cost branch of the Singapore Airlines (SIA) group. Scoot took off in June 2012 and merged with Tigerair Singapore in july 2017, retaining the Scoot brand for a new chapter of growth. Scoot has carried over 65 million guests and has a fleet of nearly 50 aircraft, including its widebody Boeing 787 Dreamliners and single-aisle aircraft of the Airbus A320 family. Scoot’s network currently includes 68 destinations in 15 countries and territories in Asia Pacific and Europe. Travelers on Scoot can earn and redeem KrisFlyer miles. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Scoot was the first low cost carrier in the world to achieve the highest scores for APEX Health Safety powered by SimpliFlying and Skytrax Covid-19 Airline Safety Rating audits. In 2021, Scoot was recognized as the “World’s Best Long-Haul Low-Cost Airline” and ranked third among “World’s Best Low-Cost Airlines” at the Skytrax World Airlines Awards. Book your FlyScoot.com tickets.
About Discover the world
Discover the World has built a reputation as an innovative global leader in trade representation in the travel industry through a global network of 85 offices in more than 60 countries. With a portfolio of over 100 clients utilizing its sales, marketing and business process outsourcing services, Discover the World’s work has a direct positive impact on the growth of our clients and business industry partners every day. .
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