Saturday, August 05, 2017

After merger with Tigerair, Scoot announces direct flights from Lucknow

Lucknow: Singapore airlines Scoot announced launch of direct flights between Lucknow and Singapore thrice a week from August 2, 2017. The company has even launched promotional low fares for early birds who book tickets to Singapore for travelling till March 2018 before August 6.
Nine months after Scoot and Tigerair announced their intention to pursue a single brand and operating licence under the enhanced Scoot brand, the airline industry bade farewell to Tigerair Singapore as its last flight departed Singapore for Tiruchirappalli on July 24. Now all previous Tigerair flights will be operated under the Scoot brand and Scoot flights will operate under the TR flight designator code.
Company said that this marks the completion of the Scoot-Tigerair integration process that began last May when the airlines were brought under a common holding company, Budget Aviation Holdings. Company said that after successfully commencing operations in India last year, Scoot is all set to take up new destinations under its umbrella that were running under Tigerair. These include Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kochi, Tiruchirappalli and Lucknow which will now operate under the single brand name - Scoot from July 25, 2017.
05/08/17 Times of India