Scoot to launch Singapore-Perth service on 19 December

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Long-haul low-cost carrier Scoot plans to launch a Singapore-Perth service on 19 December.

The five times weekly service will be operated using Boeing 777-200 aircraft, says an airline spokesman.

It will also begin a five times weekly Singapore-Hong Kong service on 15 November, which will be increased to daily in December.

Scoot will compete with parent Singapore Airlines, Tigerair, Qantas Airways and Jetstar Asia on the route.