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A Scoot Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner on final in Singapore. Benny Zheng [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)]

Taiwan’s Aging Taoyuan International Airport in Need of Repair as Crumbling Infrastructure Causes Flight Disruptions

After recently celebrating its 40th anniversary, it's clear that Taipei’s Taoyuan International Airport needs to enhance its facilities. On Saturday, a flight of Singaporean budget airline Scoot departed from Hokkaido, Japan en route to the Taiwanese capital when it was forced to divert to Kaohsiung. located on the opposite side of the island, when a pothole was found on Taoyuan's south runway. The Singapore-bound flight was flying back to its base at Changi Airport via Taipei as TR893 but suffered…

Singapore Airlines to Transfer Several SilkAir Routes to Low-Cost Carrier…

Singapore Airlines announced Thursday that its budget arm, Scoot, will take over several SilkAir routes ahead of SilkAir’s planned merger with mainline Singapore Airlines. Scoot will also be expanding its fleet with this merger, taking over 14 of SilkAir’s Boeing 737-800s. The Singaporean flag carrier has been undertaking a three-year…

Scoot Retires Last 777, Becomes First All 787 Fleet

On September 2, 2015, Singapore-based low-cost carrier, Scoot, announced they had officially transitioned to an all Boeing 787 fleet with the retirement of their last 777-200ER. The transition process has gone very quickly for Scoot as it was only seven months ago that they received their first 787 in a…