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Scoot Airlines to add Jeju in South Korea to its network

Scoot Airlines, a low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, has announced that it will add Jeju in South Korea to its network with nonstop flight from Singapore.

Flights to Jeju

Starting 15th June 2022, Scoot will operate 3-flights-a-week between Singapore’s Changi International Airport and Jeju International Airport. The flights will run with the following schedule:

  • Singapore-Jeju
  • Departure time: 01:35
  • Arrival time: 08:45
  • Flight time: 6 hours and 10 minutes
  • Flight number: TR812
  • Frequency: Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays
  • Jeju-Singapore
  • Departure time: 09:45
  • Arrival time: 14:35
  • Flight time: 5 hours and 50 minutes
  • Flight number: TR813
  • Frequency: Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays

Flights will be operated by Airbus A321neo aircraft featuring 236 standard Economy Class seats.

Calvin Chan, Chief Commercial Officer, Scoot Airlines, said:

South Korea boasts a variety of successful cultural exports with the K-wave fandom that has turned into a worldwide phenomenon, in addition to gastronomic highlights. We are excited about the opportunity to serve demand between Singapore and Jeju, connecting customers directly to the Island, a renowned location for popular K-pop music videos and K-drama settings. The launch of our Jeju flight service is a prelude to Scoot’s celebrations as we commemorate a decade of flights this June. We have spent the last ten years defying the norms of low-cost travel, while continuing to offer our customers connectivity, flexibility, and the highest standards of safety. We look forward to continuing to support the revitalisation of international tourism, and further grow our network for essential and leisure travel.

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“Hawaii of East Asia”

Dubbed the ‘Hawaii of East Asia,’ Jeju is a year-long holiday destination. The largest island off the Korean peninsula, Jeju is one of the most popular vacation spots in South Korea with its unique local atmosphere, beautiful natural environment, and designated UNESCO world heritage site status, promising timeless romance in the lap of nature.

As of 1st June 2022, the temporary suspension of visa-free entry into Jeju for international tourists is also being lifted, making it easy for tourists to enter the island.

Featured image by Scoot Airlines

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