787s Scootout 777s
Scoot 777 Singapore Airlines’ low-cost carrier, Scoot has announced it will replace its Boeing 777-200 with twenty new Boeing 787.Commencing 2014, the budget airline said the fuel-efficient aircraft would be used in favour of its current fleet in order to facilitate growth and route expansion.Despite only launching operations in June this year with its inaugural flight to Sydney, the new aircraft will sport brand new interior as well as enlarged 787 windows.“In addition to a great reputation, Scoot has quickly grown to a fleet of four aircraft and a network soon to encompass nine cities,” the airline’s chief executive Campbell Wilson said. “[This] announcement that we’ll be acquiring 20 Boeing 787’s to power our growth is exciting news and great for our guests – not least because the aircraft’s fuel efficiency will help keep ticket prices low.”The 20 aircraft were ordered by parent company, Singapore Airlines, with engine choice to be made at a later date. Scoot will add network of six cities from 29 October this year as well as Shenyang and Qingdao in November. Source = e-Travel Blackboard: N.J.