Singapore Airlines and SilkAir to codeshare on Scoot flights

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  • SIA and SilkAir customers can access over 30 codeshare destinations served only by Scoot within the SIA Group
  • Customer benefits include convenient through check-in services and Scoot’s FlyBagEat privileges

 

SINGAPORE, December 6, 2017 – Singapore Airlines (SIA) and SilkAir customers can now enjoy more choice and convenience when travelling to more than 130 destinations across the SIA Group network as a result of new codeshare agreement with the Group’s low-cost subsidiary Scoot.

Under the agreement, SIA will progressively add its ‘SQ’ designator code while SilkAir will add its ‘MI’ code to Scoot-operated flights between Singapore and more than 30 destinations₁ served only by Scoot within the SIA Group. The codeshare arrangements will begin with Scoot flights serving Athens, Clark, Gold Coast, Hat Yai, Ipoh, Krabi, Kuching and Palembang. The new agreement will enable SIA and SilkAir customers to travel on single-ticket itineraries to these codeshare destinations, which means that their boarding passes and baggage tags will be issued up to their final destination at the first point of check-in.

In addition to through check-in service, SIA and SilkAir customers will be offered Scoot’s FlyBagEat privileges – which include checked baggage allowance₂ , complimentary meal and beverage as well as blanket for flights above four hours. SIA and SilkAir customers will also be offered the flexibility to select seats on Scoot flights online through the SIA and SilkAir websites when booking their tickets, for a fee, in accordance with Scoot’s terms and conditions.

The codeshare flights are subject to regulatory approvals. Tickets will be progressively made available through the various booking channels.

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For further information, please contact:

Singapore Airlines Public Affairs

Tel: (65) 6541-5880 (office hours)

Tel: (65) 9753-2126 (after office hours)

E-mail: public_affairs@singaporeair.com.sg

 

SilkAir Branding and Communications

Tel: (65) 6541-5880

E-mail: SilkAir_PA@singaporeair.com.sg

 

Scoot Media Relations

Tel: (65) 9066-8220

E-mail: mediarelations@flyscoot.com

 

₁Amritsar, Athens, Clark, Dalian, Gold Coast, Haikou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hat Yai, Honolulu, Ipoh, Jaipur, Jeddah, Jinan, Kaohsiung, Krabi, Kuantan, Kuching, Lucknow, Macau, Nanjing, Ningbo, Palembang, Qingdao, Quanzhou, Sapporo, Shenyang, Tianjin, Tiruchirappalli, Wuxi, Xi’an and Zhengzhou.

₂Baggage allowance depends on the most significant carrier for the through-checked portion of the journey: 30kg for Singapore Airlines and SilkAir, 20kg for Scoot.