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Scoot Airline to launch flights to India by end of the year

Posted : 04 April 2016 02:57:42 | By TWO Bureau | Singapore

Scoot Airline to launch flights to India by end of the year

Scoot Airline, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airline (SIA), is to land soon in three Indian cities including Chennai, making it the fourth carrier from the Southeast Asian country to operate the world's fastest growing aviation market.

Besides parent Singapore Airlines, two of its two subsidiaries Tiger Air and Silk Air also operate to India at present.

SIA also holds 49 per cent stake in Indian legacy service carrier Vistara, in which Tata Sons is a majority stake holder with 51 per cent.

“Scoot Airline plans to operate from Chennai, Amritsar and Jaipur as part of its India entry plan. The airline is in the process of getting all mandatory approvals. A final announcement in this regard is expected to be made in the next couple of weeks,” the sources said.

Apart from Malaysian Airlines, AirAsia, AirAsia X, Thai AirAsia and Air Malindo Air, all Malaysia-based transporters, additionally fly to India. Likewise, AirAsia has 49 for every penny stake in AirAsia India, with Tata Sons holding 49 for each penny in this venture.

Interestingly, Scoot Airline is entering the Indian market during an time period when domestic airlines body, Federation of Indian Airlines which has Jet Airways, SpiceJet, IndiGo and GoAir as its individuals, are encouraging the administration not to permit formation of hubs by foreign carriers.

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