Scoot expanding to make up for lost time, to grow fleet to 70 planes by 2022

Scoot CEO Lee Lik Hsin said the low-cost carrier's growth will also benefit the Singapore air hub. For the first time since the airline started operating in 2012, Scoot is also seeking partnerships with other carriers. It will launch flights to Berli
Scoot CEO Lee Lik Hsin said the low-cost carrier's growth will also benefit the Singapore air hub. For the first time since the airline started operating in 2012, Scoot is also seeking partnerships with other carriers. It will launch flights to Berlin in Germany next month.PHOTO: GIN TAY FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

Singapore's biggest low-cost carrier is in a hurry to grow, but it says it is only making up for lost time.

Scoot plans to launch more flights and reach new destinations in Malaysia, Indonesia, China, India and Europe.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 24, 2018, with the headline 'Scoot expanding to make up for lost time, says CEO'. Subscribe