Registered as Scoot Tigerair Pte Ltd, Scoot is a low-cost airline owned by the renowned Singapore Airlines through subsidiary Budget Aviation Holdings. Also known as FlyScoot, the airline covers short, medium and long-haul flights for travellers who prefer affordable air carrier services from Singapore to numerous destinations across 19 countries.
In 2017, it was announced by Singapore Airlines that Tigerair and Scoot officially merged to make Tigerair a part of the Scoot brand. Aside from having a codeshare agreement with Singapore Airlines, SilkAir is also another counterpart of Scoot. On 16 May 2016, Scoot joined Value Alliance, the world’s largest low-cost carrier alliance. The new alliance was started alongside Philippines' Cebu Pacific, South Korea's Jeju Air, Thailand's Nok Air and NokScoot, Tigerair Singapore, Tigerair Australia and Japan's Vanilla Air.
Scoot has been serving passengers flight routes to more than 60 destinations. After its merge with Tigerair, the routes have extensively expanded to give travellers the chance to board with this airline. Scoot is among the popular airlines chosen by travellers for its low-cost short-haul travels from Singapore to Southeast Asia (SEA) countries including but not limited to Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia.
Popular Routes by Scoot
Depending on the type of fleet taken by the passengers, Scoot Airlines operates a single-class economy, two-class configuration of business and economy seating. Like many other airbuses for short and medium-haul flights, Scoot’s Airbus is only configured with economy seating. For long-distance departures, FlyScoot operates with the B787 Dreamliner aircraft that offer passengers ScootBiz cabin (premium economy) and economy class cabins. Scoot in Silence is another seat option that passengers may consider which is a quiet cabin zone in the economy class cabin with no kids under 12 allowed in the B787’s aircraft.
Economy seats on Scoot’s airbuses are sorted according to 3-3 seating configuration that can accommodate up to 180 passengers with 28 inches of seat pitch. The best seats on an Airbus are located at the exit rows and in front of the cabin with ample seat pitch of at least 34 inches.
As for Boeing flights, there are 314 and 340-seat standard economy seats provided onboard in the 3-3-3 configuration arrangement. The seat pitch is distanced by 31 inches except for the stretch seats located at the emergency exit rows and the front of the cabin with the best legroom seat pitch at 34 inches wide.
A quiet zone is arranged in the same seat configuration as the economy class for passengers who prefer to be in a peaceful section in the cabin. This cabin is known as Scoot-in-Silence where seats are only limited to 34 to 36 passengers.
All in-flight meals can be purchased onboard with various options ranging from light snack to proper meals are available.
Premium economy class cabin on FlyScoot flights is known as ScootBiz. Passengers who book a seat in the ScootBiz cabin will get to relax in an adjustable leathered chair. The seats are in a 2-3-2 arrangement with double legroom space as well as 38-inch seat pitch and 6 inches of reclining position. ScootBiz selection comes with more benefits such as a wider choice of in-flight meals and entertainment.
Scoot SG flight services operate using narrow-body and widebody jets. Narrow-body fleets are the standard airbuses while Boeing aircraft are considered the widebody jets. Airbus only serves economy seats and Boeing allows passengers to choose from business class, quiet zone or standard economy seats.
Currently, FlyScoot owns more than 40 aircraft with each fleet complete with adequate facilities for passengers. Wi-Fi is available onboard for ScootBiz passengers and can be purchased by the standard economy class passengers.
|Type of Aircraft||Seat Classes||Seat Layout||Seat Pitch||Entertainment||WiFi||In-seat Power|
|Airbus 319-100||Economy||144 standard seats with 3-3 seat configuration||28 inches|
|Airbus 320-200||Economy||180 standard seats with 3-3 seat configuration||28 inches|
|Economy||281 standard seats||31 inches|
|Scoot-in-Silence||33 standard seats||34-36 inches|
|ScootBiz||21 recliner seats||38 inches|
|Economy||295 standard seats||31 inches|
|Scoot-in-Silence||45 standard seats||34-36 inches|
|ScootBiz||35 recliner seats||38 inches|
Frequent flyers of Scoot Singapore can sign up with the privilege programme called Scoot Insider that can also be synced to the KrisFlyer account. The benefits include complimentary vouchers, insider-only Scoot promotion, birthday discounts, faster booking option and the first to receive promotional updates.
As a Scoot Insider, members are given great deals and Scoot promotion for flight bookings. Travellers who are already a registered KrisFlyer member can also sync their Scoot Insider account with the KrisFlyer account. KrisFlyer is a frequent flyer programme for Singapore Airlines Group Portfolio that gives their members the opportunity to sync both accounts to gain better advantages to redeem and collect benefits with FlyScoot.
For the standard economy, Scoot permits each passenger to carry up to 10 kg of cabin baggage on board. An extra 7 kg cabin bag allowance for B787 aircraft is available for purchase by economy passengers. As for ScootBiz passengers, they are allowed to carry up to 15 kg of cabin baggage on board. The cabin baggage must not exceed the dimensions of 54 cm (H) x 38 cm (W) x 23 cm (D).
Check-in baggage covers the minimum weight of 20 to 40 kg at maximum. However, the permitted baggage allowance depends on the type of fares that have been pre-purchased by the passengers as well.
Complimentary baggage allowance is not included in Fly fare and Fly-Promo fares, but passengers can separately purchase the baggage allowance. As for FlyBag, FlyBagEat and ScootBiz fares, 20 kg and 30 kg complimentary baggage allowances are included.
|Flight Routes||Seat Class||Check-In Baggage (Checked baggage fees apply)||Cabin Baggage|
|All Routes||Economy, Scoot-in-Silence||20 kg-40 kg baggage allowance||10 kg baggage allowance|
|ScootBiz||20 kg-40 kg baggage allowance||15 kg baggage allowance|
Travelling with low-cost airline Scoot is very affordable from Singapore to any destinations in Asia Pacific. Scoot has been offering great promo especially for their loyal customers which is why they are one of the preferred companies in the aviation industry.
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