Scoot’s Vinod Kannan: Opening Europe by Flying Further, Minus Fuss Nor Frills
Scoot, a member of the Singapore Airlines group will take you from Changi to Berlin and back beginning June for less than RM2,000. Its head of commercial Vinod Kannan tells AWANI Review's Cynthia Ng why more low-cost carriers like itself are rushing to ply the long-haul routes, and how Scoot plans to stay ahead of the competition in Asia.
The battle of the skies is heating up with more low-cost carriers joining in the fray to capture a slice of the long-haul business. Since 2012, 15 carriers have launched long-haul, low-lost operations worldwide, including five under full service airline groups. One such carrier is Scoot, the low cost airline of the Singapore Airlines Group. Scoot recently announced that it will be offering non-stop, four times weekly flights to Berlin in June this year; its second European destination after Athens...
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