Scoot Wins Another “Best Low-Cost Carrier” Award

•  This is Scoot’s first award from Travel Weekly Asia 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards since its inception in 2011, also its second “Best Low-Cost Carrier” award in a month

Scoot will launch the world’s first-ever Yellow Converter in Singapore, as part of its mission to encourage travelers to venture beyond what is familiar and escape the ordinary

Hot on the heels of its “Best Low-Cost Carrier” award at the TTG Travel Awards 2019 held in end-September 2019, Scoot has won another “Best Low-Cost Carrier” award, this time at the Travel Weekly Asia 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards.

This is the first time Scoot has won the award from Travel Weekly Asia, and it inspires the airline to continue driving initiatives that improve customer experience and encourage more people to venture beyond the familiar. These include the recent removal of payment processing fees on all direct booking channels globally, the development of the first transactional chatbot by an Asian airline that also services customers’ queries, the introduction of off-the-beaten-track destinations such as Laos and Trivandrum, as well as the planned induction of a brand new A321neo fleet from the last quarter of 2020, among others. Winners were determined from votes cast by Travel Weekly Asia readers and industry professionals across Asia.

As part of its mission to encourage travelers to escape the ordinary, Scoot is introducing The Yellow Converter where customers can visit with any yellow-colored item, to have it evaluated and converted into free Scoot flights (up for grabs daily), travel vouchers1 or merchandise!

Mr. Lee Lik Hsin, Scoot’s Chief Executive Officer, said, “We are thrilled to have won back-to-back ‘Best Low-Cost Carrier’ awards and are thankful for our customers, travel partners, and staff, for their ongoing support. We will continue to work hard to exceed our customers’ expectations!

“As an airline that is passionate about making travel attainable for all, we challenge you to come dressed in your most yellow outfit at The Yellow Converter this weekend, where the more yellow you have on, the more ‘currency’ you stand to gain to pay for your Scoot flights. I hope you will have fun and use this opportunity to further embrace the full potential of traveling!”

The Yellow Converter activation will take place from 18 to 20 October 2019 at Wisma Atria Outdoor Atrium Level 2 from 11.00am to 9.00pm. More details are available via Scoot’s Yellow Converter Facebook page, https://bit.ly/2pUkQaO.

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About Scoot

Scoot is the low-cost arm of the Singapore Airlines Group. Scoot took to the skies in June 2012 and merged with Tigerair Singapore in July 2017, retaining the Scoot brand and positioning it well for a new chapter of growth. Scoot has carried over 60 million guests and now has a fleet of 20 state-of-the-art, widebody Boeing 787 Dreamliners and 28 young and modern Airbus A320 family aircraft, with two more Boeing 787 Dreamliners, 31 Airbus A320neo and 16 A321neo aircraft on order. Scoot’s network presently encompasses 67 destinations across 17 countries and territories, with nine more destinations from India, Indonesia, and Malaysia to join the network by the second half of 2020. Scoot provides – in addition to fantastic value airfares – a safe, reliable and contemporary travel experience with a unique attitude – Scootitude. Offering amenities including onboard Wi-Fi Internet connectivity and in-seat power on selected flights as well as the ability to redeem and accrue Singapore Airlines Group KrisFlyer miles, Scoot was voted 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Best Low Cost Airline (Asia/Pacific) by AirlineRatings.com and ranked in the Top 10 of the World’s Best Low-Cost Airlines in 2015 and 2018 by Skytrax. In 2019, Scoot won “Best Low-Cost Carrier” at the 30th TTG Asia Awards and the Travel Weekly Asia 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards. Scoot is passionate about making travel attainable for all and enabling people to embrace the full potential of traveling and seeking new experiences. Book your tickets at

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