Singaporean low-cost carrier Scoot launched a new service to Osaka via Bangkok (Don Mueang) this morning, while a second service to Osaka, via Kaohsiung, will begin tomorrow (July 9).
Both flights will be operated by the carrier's new B787-9, configured with 35 ScootBiz and 340 economy class seats (see our review of ScootBiz here).
The schedule for flights between Singapore and Osaka are as follows:
Flight TZ298 Depart Singapore (0605) – Bangkok (arrives 0605, departs 0710) – Osaka (arrives 1550) [Wednesday, Friday, Sunday]
Flight TZ297 Depart Osaka (1730) – Bangkok (arrives 2155, departs 2255) – Singapore (arrives 0225 next day) [Wednesday, Friday, Sunday]
Flight TZ288 Depart Singapore (0615) – Kaohsiung (arrives 1025, departs 1135) – Osaka (1515) [Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday]
Flight TZ297 Depart Osaka (1615) – Kaohsiung (arrives 1855, departs 2005) – Singapore (arrives 0025 next day) [Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday]
The addition of these new routes brings the total number of Scoot destinations to 15 in seven countries.
"Scoot is thrilled to offer travellers the historical and culinary delights of Osaka, and the natural scenic beauty of Kaohsiung. We're excited to bring our Osaka and Kaohsiung guests the Scoot experience – brand-new aircraft, a huge selection of frills, unbeatable value airfares and of course our fun and unique attitude – our Scootitude – on board", said Scoot CEO, Campbell Wilson.
Scoot will also begin deploying the Dreamliner to Taipei and Tokyo in September.
For more information, visit flyscoot.com