Singapore's Scoot Will Fly To Kuantan, Pahang & Kuching Next Year
By Massita Ahmad
SINGAPORE, July 25 (Bernama) — Singapore’s low-cost airline, Scoot, which has successfully merged with Tigerair Singapore this month, will fly to Kuantan, Pahang and Kuching, Sarawak not later than the first quarter of next year.
The medium- to long-haul arm of the Singapore Airlines Group will service the Kuching route seven times a week by end-October this year and Kuantan there times weekly by the first quarter of 2018.
Scoot is also maintaining the four routes previously serviced by Tigerair using Airbus A320 in Malaysia, namely Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi and Penang.
“Competition is just part of the business…with any carrier…whether in Malaysia or other routes we have to face it. We have to compete,” said Scoot’s Chief Executive Officer, Lee Lik Hsin to reporters after announcing the new routes in conjunction with its single brand celebration here today.
He was asked to comment on the competition Scoot might face with local low-cost airlines like AirAsia in Malaysia…..