Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Promote Karnataka in South East Asia : Min. @RV_Deshpande

New low-cost Airline between Singapore-Bengaluru launched

Bengaluru: Attending the launch of Scoot Airlines the low-cost, medium-to-long haul arm of the Singapore Airlines in Bengaluru yesterday Minister for Large & Medium Industries & Infrastructure Development, Government of Karnataka R V Deshpande urged the private airline operator to promote Karnataka as an attractive tourist destination in South East Asia."Our state has got lot of tourism potential and better air connectivity will definitely attract more tourists from South east Asian countries to Karnataka" he said. He also urged the airlines to explore untapped destinations like Hubli, Belgaum and Mangaluru with air connectivity.

Tigerair Singapore has been merged with Scoot Airlines and from now on Tigerair flights will be operated under  Scoot brand. Scoot flights will operate under the TR flight designator code.Scoot will be connecting new destinations in India where Tigerair was operating earlier. These destinations include Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kochi, Tiruchirappalli and Lucknow.

To celebrate the merger to the single Scoot brand, special one-way promotional fares from Bengaluru will start from as low as INR 5,599 to Singapore, INR 9,799 to Bali, INR 10,499 to Hong Kong, INR 12,499 to Melbourne/Sydney among others. Additional 10% discounts are also available through promotional codes for a booking period from 25 July to 6 Aug 2017.Scoot also rolled out its first A320 aircraft, previously operated by Tigerair.The current Tigerair fleet will be progressively repainted and the complete livery change is targeted to be by mid-2018.