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Short-haul budget carriers have proved they can work, but how well will 31 inches of legroom work for eight hours? If anyone can pull it off, it's Singapore.

You don’t need a pair of binoculars to spot a budget airline in the crowded skies: just look for brightly coloured fuselage.

Singapore Airlines’ new long-haul budget airline, Scoot, which is going for the banana yellow (taxi cab) look, took its first passengers to the skies on June 4 with a new daily service between Singapore and Sydney.

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