SINGAPORE, September 20th– Asia’s newest low cost carrier Scoot and the region’s leading travel metasearch site Wego have announced a commercial agreement to integrate Scoot fares into over 50 Wego country sites globally.
From today, Wego users will see Scoot’s expanding network schedules, airfares and availability in real-time, alongside the other carriers and suppliers serving the same routes. Scoot currently flies from Singapore to Sydney, the Gold Coast, Bangkok, Tianjin and Taipei and will shortly commence Shenyang, Qingdao and Tokyo.
Scoot is offering fares from Singapore as low as S$168 to Sydney or the Gold Coast and S$178 to Taipei .
“It’s great to be adding Scoot to our growing list of low cost and full service carrier partners,”
said Ross Veitch, Wego Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder,
“Scoot’s mid to long haul routes are well-travelled by Wego users and the addition of Scoot will see travellers unlock significant savings. Indeed on the day Scoot launched their Singapore-Sydney fares all work in the Wego Singapore office ground to a halt for an hour with many staff quickly booking unplanned weekends away.”
Scoot’s Chief Executive Officer, Campbell Wilson adds,
“For Scoot, the partnership with Wego extends our reach and helps introduce Scoot to new customers. It’s a great partnership.”
The new carrier gains an audience of millions just as they are using the comparison tool to finalise travel plans. Deep links from Wego search results into the booking path on www.flyscoot.com enable users to quickly and easily conclude their booking.
For more information, contact:
Wego Pte Ltd
Tel: +65 6438 8242
Email: [email protected]
See Ling Ling
Scoot Pte Ltd
Tel: +65 6506 8823
Email: [email protected]
Wego.com is Asia-Pacific’s leading travel metasearch engine, operating in over 50 markets worldwide and used by millions of travellers to save time, pay less and travel more. The company provides powerful yet simple to use tools that help travellers research trips, compare prices and book travel online. Wego shows users an unbiased and channel neutral view of travel prices, providing users with a choice of booking direct with a hotel or airline, or via an OTA or aggregator site. In Q2-2012 Wego referred in excess of $10 million per day of potential bookings to the websites of it’s travel partners. Wego.com was founded in 2005 by former executives of Yahoo!, InterContinental Hotels Group, Priceline and ZUJI. Shareholders include Tiger Global Management, News Digital Media and OWW Capital Partners. For more information, please visit https://www.wego.com/about/
Scoot™ operates medium and long haul no-frills flights between Singapore and the Australian cities of Sydney and Gold Coast, and Thailand’s capital city Bangkok, Tianjin and Taipei, with Tokyo, Shenyang and Qingdao commencing over the next few months. Operating a fleet of Boeing 777-200 aircraft, Scoot provides – in addition to fantastic value airfares – a safe, reliable and contemporary travel experience with a unique attitude – Scootitude™. Scoot is passionate about changing the way people travel long distance. Book your tickets at Flyscoot.com or call +65 3158 3388 (Singapore); +61 (0)2 8520 1888 (Australia); 400 120 3055 (China); +66 2105 5754 (Thailand), and +886 (00)8 0114 8966 (Taiwan). Our English Customer Service Support opens 24 hours, Monday to Sunday. Mandarin Customer Service Support opens 6am to 8pm (Singapore time), Monday to Sunday. Check us out on Facebook.com/FlyScoot!