NokScoot, a Thailand-based Low-Cost Carrier (LCC), marked its entry into India with the launch of its first non-stop four-weekly flight connecting New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport and Bangkok Don Muang International Airport from December 19, onwards.
NokScoot, a joint venture between Scoot, 100% owned by Singapore Airlines, and Thailand’s Nok Air, also announced a special promotional one-way Economy class fare starting from INR 7,200 (USD 99), inclusive of taxes and surcharges. The special promotional fares are available from December 7-31 for travel between December 19, 2018 to March 30, 2019.
The new services will be operated with Boeing 777-200 wide-bodied, twin-aisle jets. Configured with a total of 415 seats, the Boeing 777 offers an unprecedented LCC level of comfort to its valued customers with 24 seats in ScootBiz Class and 391 seats in Economy.
Giam Ming TOH, Deputy CEO of NokScoot, said, “We are very proud to announce NokScoot’s inaugural service from Delhi to Bangkok. This route marks our first ever service to South Asia and follows the launch of services to Tokyo Narita in June 2018 and Osaka Kansai in October 2018.”
“Following the launch of the Delhi service, NokScoot plans to further spread its wings in India with another destination in the first half of 2019,” he added.
From its Bangkok Don Mueang International Airport base, NokScoot operates regular flights to Nanjing, Qingdao, Shenyang, Tianjin and Xi’an in China, Taipei in Taiwan, as well as Tokyo and Osaka in Japan.