THE AIRLINE Scoot notes that a number of international destinations are favorite routes for passengers from Indonesia. The most popular routes include Bangkok, Berlin, Narita, and Incheon or South Korea.

“We have seen an increase in demand for international flights,” said Scoot Indonesia General Manager Johanes Ong in a press release, Friday (12/02).

Indonesia is a major network for Scoot–a low-cost carrier from Singapore. Scoot, last October, launched a twice-weekly flight from Lombok. In addition, flights from Yogyakarta and Pekanbaru will continue with a frequency of twice a week.

This destination has increased Scoot’s existing network in Indonesia to eight cities, in addition to Jakarta, Bali, Surabaya and Manado. Johanes stated that Scoot had reactivated its services to all destinations in Indonesia that were operated before the COVID-19 pandemic.

The airline belonging to the Singapore Airlines Group emphasized that it would continue to provide connectivity in and out of Indonesia. Currently, Scoot operates our 71 routes in 15 countries and territories across Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Europe.

International Route Passengers Soar at the End of the Year
Towards the end of the year, Scoot sees that the trend of international route passenger travel will increase. Singapore as a hub will connect the movement of passengers from many countries, especially to northern Asian routes.

“Currently, we operate daily non-stop flights to Tokyo (Narita), Seoul (Incheon) and Osaka, flights five times a week to Jeju, flights 18 times a week to Taipei and flights four times a week to Hong Kong,” said Johanes.

Scoot has also opened a seasonal non-stop flight route between Singapore and Hokkaido (Sapporo) from November 2022 to February 2023. This flight accommodates the needs of passengers during the holiday season at the end of 2022 and early 2023.

“Customers can connect to this destination via Singapore from our eight active cities in Indonesia including Bali, Jakarta, Lombok, Makassar, Manado, Pekanbaru, Surabaya and Yogyakarta,” said Johanes, again.

Johanes continued, the easing of international travel restrictions will increase passenger interest. He believes more countries are taking steps to reopen their borders after major restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Scoot will continue to be alert and flexible in adjusting our capacity to the demand for air travel,” Johanes concluded. [sources/photo special]