Articles tagged “scoot”

Online Shoppers Gave Singapore Air a Profit Boost

Online Shoppers Gave Singapore Air a Profit Boost

Kyunghee Park , Bloomberg

While increased earnings from cargo operations is good news, Singapore Airlines is still battling for passengers in a market that is squeezing it at both ends. A transformation program launched last year was supposed to help, but the carrier hasn’t really said what it plans to do.

1 year ago

Emirates President Calls Etihad Merger Rumors ‘Nonsense,’ Hints At His Own Exit

Emirates President Calls Etihad Merger Rumors ‘Nonsense,’ Hints At His Own Exit

Andrea Rothman , Bloomberg

The competition, on a variety of fronts, is catching up to Emirates. The cavalry -- in the form of a new airport that would give Emirates greater flexibility -- won't arrive for several years.

2 years ago

Southeast Asia’s Biggest Airlines Face Increased Competition

Southeast Asia’s Biggest Airlines Face Increased Competition

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Profits are high, but it's not an easy time for full-service Southeast Asian airlines. Cathay Pacific and Singapore are getting squeezed by both budget carriers and ultra-luxury Gulf airlines.

3 years ago

8 Asian Low-Cost Carriers Form Value Alliance Partnership

8 Asian Low-Cost Carriers Form Value Alliance Partnership

Chris Cooper, Bloomberg

This is the first time we've seen an alliance based on geography and price considerations, rather than creating a broad global network. But considering these airlines fly for much different reasons than national carriers, it's not a bad idea at all.

3 years ago

Inside Scoot Airlines’ Clever Copycat Branding Kit for Spirit Air

Inside Scoot Airlines’ Clever Copycat Branding Kit for Spirit Air

Jason Clampet, Skift

The similarities between the look and feel of the two brands is pretty clear, and Scoot's attempt to call Spirit out is a great way for the otherwise lightly known Southeast Asian carrier to become much better known in the U.S. using the same attention-getting tactics perfected by, who else, Spirit Air.

4 years ago

Asian Low-Cost Carrier Scoot Calls out Spirit Airlines for Copycat Branding

Asian Low-Cost Carrier Scoot Calls out Spirit Airlines for Copycat Branding

Dan Peltier, Skift

If you were wondering why it looked like Spirit finally spent some money on good creative, here's your answer. They didn't.

4 years ago

Singapore Air Invests $319 Million in Scoot to Pay for Dreamliners

Singapore Air Invests $319 Million in Scoot to Pay for Dreamliners

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Scoot is a budget carrier that will get its hands on some Dreamliners. Now, there's an interesting combination.

5 years ago

Thailand’s First Long-Haul Low-Cost Carrier Set to Fly

Thailand’s First Long-Haul Low-Cost Carrier Set to Fly

Boonsong Kositchotethana, Bangkok Post

Beating Nokscoot out of the gate could be important, but AirAsia should be prepared to wait for success since Thailand's political situation has yet to show any signs of improving.

5 years ago

Thailand’s New Long-Haul, Low-Cost Carrier From Nok Air and Scoot Wants to Fly

Thailand’s New Long-Haul, Low-Cost Carrier From Nok Air and Scoot Wants to Fly

Boonsong Kositchotethana, Bangkok Post

We're intrigued by the glut of Asian low-cost carriers and especially intrigued by the creative combination of Scoot and Nok.

5 years ago

Singapore Airlines Introduces Kid-Free Quiet Zone on Budget Carrier Scoot

Singapore Airlines Introduces Kid-Free Quiet Zone on Budget Carrier Scoot

Soo Kim, The Daily Telegraph

Major U.S. airlines have no plans to introduce kid-free zones despite constant cries from passengers bothered by infants and toddlers. However, a growing trend abroad could speed up introduction at home.

5 years ago

Asia’s discount carriers are growing so fast airports can’t keep up

Asia’s discount carriers are growing so fast airports can’t keep up

Kyunghee Park, Jasmine Wang, Bloomberg

Heathrow congestion issues? Nothing compared to what could be coming in the face of explosive growth of discount Asian aviation industry, driven by rise of low cost airlines.

6 years ago

Scoot Networks gets commuters all the way home with one-way trips

Scoot Networks gets commuters all the way home with one-way trips

Although not common among car-sharing services, the ability to pick up a ride and leave it somewhere else has long been one of the perks of bike sharing networks.

6 years ago