Singapore Airline's Scoot makes inaugural flight to Davao

DAVAO CITY — A water cannon salute welcomed on Wednesday afternoon (Dec. 1) the arrival of Scoot, the low-cost arm of Singapore Airlines, in Davao City.

Scoot's A320 aircraft arrived at the Davao International Airport around 2:00 pm from Singapore.

Scoot holds its maiden flight to Davao City on Wednesday, Dec. 1. (Photo courtesy of Generose Tecson/Manila Bulletin)

In a Facebook post, tourism officer Generose Tecson of the Davao City Tourism Operations Office (CTOO) said the maiden flight had 102 passengers onboard.

"Scoot will fly Singapore-Davao-Singapore every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday arriving in Davao at 2:00pm and departing for Singapore at 4:05pm," Tecson added.

In 2019, it bagged the “Best Low-Cost Carrier” award at the 30th TTG Asia Awards and the Travel Weekly Asia 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards.