Singaporean low-cost airline Scoot has announced a new service between Singapore and London’s Gatwick airport, via Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport.
Flights will commence from 16 December, followed by three-times weekly seasonal scheduled services from March 2022, with a further review and potential increase in frequency based on demand and regulatory approval, the airline said.
The new service, which will be operated by Scoot’s fleet of widebody Boeing 787 Dreamliners, marks the subsidiary of Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) first entry into the UK.
Commenting on the announcement, Scoot’s chief executive officer Campbell Wilson said: “The progressive relaxation of international borders presents new opportunities for airlines and travellers alike.
“With the ability to now travel quarantine-free between the United Kingdom and Thailand, Scoot is excited to introduce the only low-cost option between Bangkok and London offering our unique combination of great value and great experience with a touch of Scootitude.
“For nearly 10 years, Scoot has empowered travellers to customise their flight experience as they prefer, whether it be with extra legroom, checked baggage, free carry-on cabin luggage of 10kg, inflight Wi-Fi, tasty meals, Scoot-in-Silence or just enjoy an unbeatable airfare. We’re excited to now introduce the World’s Best Long-Haul Low-Cost Airline to London.”
With the addition of London, Scoot will serve over 30 destinations in December 2021.