Scoot Europe routes

Travel Bulletin - - SINGAPORE -

LOW cost car­rier Scoot has con­firmed Greece as its first des­ti­na­tion in Europe with flights from its Sin­ga­pore hub to Athens set to start from 20 June next year. The launch will mark the long­est flight op­er­ated by a low-cost car­rier, trav­el­ling more than 10,000 kilo­me­tres. Sin­ga­pore Air­lines said de­but­ing Scoot ser­vices to Europe is part of the over­all SIA Group’s “strate­gic move to stim­u­late pas­sen­ger traf­fic be­tween Asia Pa­cific and Europe,” as well as boost­ing con­nec­tiv­ity via its Sin­ga­pore hub. The four-times weekly route will be ser­viced by a Boe­ing 787-8 air­craft with a to­tal of 329 seats in­clud­ing 18 in the Scoot­biz cabin. Launch econ­omy fares from Perth to Athens lead in at just $369, while flights to Athens from Syd­ney, Mel­bourne and the Gold Coast start off at $419. Ex­tra charges will ap­ply for bag­gage, food and in-flight wi-fi.

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