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Scoot adds flights to Nanjing from 23 July

Scoot will reintroduce its ninth passenger route next week, with flights to Nanjing, China

TR 789 Landing (Suparat_C SS)

Scoot has made another addition to its passenger flight schedules from next week, with Nanjing rejoining its network. It will be the first time the airline has operated regular passenger flights to and from the city since mainland China services were suspended around five months ago in early February.

Flights will operate once weekly using Boeing 787-9 aircraft on Thursdays, commencing on 23rd July 2020. Scoot is the only airline operating direct flights between Singapore and Nanjing.

Nanjing Jiming Temple (Kenneth Yang)
Scoot is the only airline operating between Singapore and Nanjing. (Photo: Kenneth Yang)

The schedule

Originally a 10 times weekly route, the airline’s Boeing 787-9s have in fact been consistently flying cargo-only services three times per week to and from Nanjing, however this is a new passenger option from next week.

Nanjing
(from 23 July)
Days Acft
M T W T F S S
SIN ➔ NKG
TR180
789
NKG ➔ SIN
TR181
789

Flights depart Changi at 11.10am, landing into Nanjing at 4.30pm. On the return service, departure from Nanjing is at 5.45pm with arrival back in Singapore at 11.25pm.

These Thursday flights are programmed in GDS until 22nd October 2020 and are now bookable at flyscoot.com.

Where else is Scoot flying?

Nanjing is the ninth passenger route for Scoot since schedules were cut in April 2020, joining eight other cities on the network.

TR Routemap July v3
(click to enlarge)

Here’s how the schedule is currently operating for the other eight routes on Scoot’s passenger network.

Guangzhou
Days Acft
M T W T F S S
SIN ➔ CAN
TR100
789
CAN ➔ SIN
TR101
789
Hong Kong
Days Acft
M T W T F S S
SIN ➔ HKG
TR980
789
HKG ➔ SIN
TR981
789
Ipoh
Days Acft
M T W T F S S
SIN ➔ IPH
TR480
320
IPH ➔ SIN
TR481
320
Kuching
Days Acft
M T W T F S S
SIN ➔ KCH
TR430
320
KCH ➔ SIN
TR431
320
Penang
Days Acft
M T W T F S S
SIN ➔ PEN
TR426
320
PEN ➔ SIN
TR427
320
Perth
Days Acft
M T W T F S S
SIN ➔ PER
TR8
789
PER ➔ SIN
TR9
789
SIN ➔ PER
TR16
789
PER ➔ SIN
TR17
789
Surabaya
Days Acft
M T W T F S S
SIN ➔ SUB
TR262
320
SUB ➔ SIN
TR263
320
Taipei
Days Acft
M T W T F S S
SIN ➔ TPE
TR996
789
TPE ➔ SIN
TR997
789

Summary

Earlier this month Scoot reduced its passenger schedule by 20%, cutting some originally proposed flights to and from its three destinations in Malaysia.

With the addition of these Nanjing services, the airline will operate 104 passenger flights during the month of July 2020, around 1.8% of its usual network but still a 30% increase on the 80 flights operated in June 2020.

The airline has yet to announce its full flying programme for August 2020.

(Cover Photo: Suparat_C / Shutterstock)

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