Singapore-based airline Scoot is entering the Hawaiian market beginning December 19, 2017. The discount carrier, a subsidiary under the Singapore Airlines Group, is offering residents of Hawaii special pricing for the holidays as a way to introduce the airline to the island. The super discounted rates are available for travel between December 19 and 25.
During this time period, Scoot will offer one-way tickets from Honolulu to Osaka for $80 and one-way tickets to Singapore for $200. These rock bottom prices are only available for travel during that period. Tickets are already available for booking from now through Nov. 28, 2017, at www.flyscoot.com.
Additional special pricing will be available for flights booked between January 1 and May 31, 2018. During this period, you can book a flight to Osaka for $150 one-way and to Singapore for $250 one-way. The airline has not stated what the normal cost for these flights will be after the promotional period.
Scoot has been voted the best discount airline in the Asia Pacific area for four consecutive years by AirlineRatings.com. The airline has a fleet of 15 widebody Boeing 787 Dreamliners and 23 modern Airbus A320 aircraft. At this time, the carrier has 5 more Boeing 787 Dreamliners and 39 Airbus A320neo aircraft on order.
Although it is a discount carrier, Scoot passengers get to enjoy a plethora of amenities onboard, including in-flight entertainment and Wi-Fi access along with charging stations in all seats on selected flights. Fliers an also redeem and earn Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles when they fly with Scoot.
Scoot will operate a 4x weekly schedule to Singapore that stops in Osaka from Hawaii. This is the first airline to offer a direct flight from Hawaii to Singapore. Singapore has become a very popular tourist and business destination, and both the airline and the State of Hawaii believe that this new flight will encourage business and leisure travel between the two regions.