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Scoot Receives its First Embraer E190-E2 Aircraft

Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines has officially received its first Embraer E190-E2 aircraft from the lessor Azorra during a formal ceremony held at Embraer’s facility in Brazil.

This event is notable as it represents the first instance of a Singaporean airline acquiring an aircraft from the Brazilian manufacturer. The new aircraft has been named ‘Explorer 3.0’, marking the latest addition to Scoot’s fleet.

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Leslie Thng, Chief Executive Officer of Scoot, commented:

We are honored to be the first Singapore carrier to take delivery of this modern and fuel-efficient aircraft and the E190-E2 jets are crucial to our overall network growth strategy. The delivery of the first Embraer E190-E2 reflects our confidence in the demand for air travel and our commitment to connect our customers to more destinations at the same great value. We thank Azorra and Embraer for supporting us in this next chapter as we become the first major operator of the E2 in Southeast Asia.”

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Leslie Thng, Chief Executive Officer of Scoot

Scoot E2 services are set to begin in May 2024 with Explorer 3.0’s inaugural flight to Krabi, Thailand.

Featured image via Embraer

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