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Scoot commences operations with first E-Jet

photo_camera Transport Minister Chee Hong Tat and Scoot CEO Leslie Thng

Singapore-based LCC Scoot has marked putting the first of it’s Embraer E190-E2 aircraft into service with a launch event at Singapore Changi Airport.

The event was attended by Transport Minister Mr. Chee Hong Tat as well as various aviation partners and regional media.

READ: Maintenance of Scoot’s Embraer E190-E2s now included in SIAEC agreement

Guests got a first look at the E2’s cabin, which includes 112 seats with a 29″ pitch in a single class 2-2 configuration. They also got to see the comparatively large windows on the E2.

“We are confident that with this new generation aircraft, we will continue to strengthen our presence in the region”, said Scoot CEO Leslie Thng.

After the ceremony, the E2 went to work on flights to Krabi and Hat Yai. The second aircraft has been delivered and is being prepared for operations while the remaining seven aircraft from the order will be delivered through this year and next.


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