New Delhi: Singapore Airline Group ‘Scoot’ has launched a low priced inaugural flight from Singapore to Jaipur on Monday.
The passenger can travel four times a week from Singapore to pink city Jaipur from October 30,2016. The reports revealed that the services between Singapore and Jaipur will begin next month. The airlines will operate from Chennai and Amritsar.
According to International Air Transport Association (IATA), India is projected to be the world’s third largest air passenger market by 2031 with a projected total of 367 million passengers by 2034, an increase of266 million annual passengers compared to today.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said, “We are excited to welcome an international airline like Scoot as it opens new avenues for the public in Jaipur to fly to popular destinations. This will go a long way in boosting trade and tourism for the city making it more prominent on the world map”.
Regional Director, South Asia, Middle East & Africa, Singapore Tourism Board Srithar GB said, “For the first half of 2016, visitor arrivals from Tier 2 cities registered a 10% growth compared to the same period in 2015. We are confident that the launch of Scoot’s direct flight between Jaipur and Singapore today, coupled with STB’s tactical efforts including joint marketing partnership with Scoot, will help promote travel to Singapore.”