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Scoot to acquire 20 787 aircraft from 2014

25-Oct-2012 9:02 AM

Scoot announced (24-Oct-2012) it will acquire 20 Boeing 787 aircraft for delivery commencing in 2014. The aircraft will be used to assist in the airline's expansion and to replace its 777-200 fleet. Scoot CEO Campbell Wilson said, "Scoot has quickly grown to a fleet of four aircraft and a network soon to encompass nine cities. Today’s announcement that we’ll be acquiring 20 Boeing 787’s to power our growth is exciting news and great for our guests – not least because the aircraft’s fuel efficiency will help keep ticket prices low." The 20 aircraft were originally ordered by Singapore Airlines. The airline will announce its engine selection for the aircraft at a later date. [more - original PR]