Scoot Updates Its Pikachu Boeing 787 Jet Flight Schedule


The Pikachu Jet will quickly fly on to Tokyo-Narita with out stopping in Taipei.

Earlier this month, Singapore’s low-cost provider Scoot introduced a sequence of enhanced flight schedules to cater to the rising passenger demand in the course of the upcoming year-end vacation season. A part of the sequence included the addition of a number of extra flights on the price range provider’s Pikachu Jet, and following the rising love for the plane, Scoot has determined to double down.

The Pikachu Jet flies direct to Japan

Initially, the Pikachu Jet was scheduled to function flight providers from Singapore to Seoul and Tokyo, and each cities have been to be flown by way of Taipei. As a substitute, the Pokémon-liveried Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will now be scheduled to function continuous flights between Singapore and Tokyo-Narita in November and December.


With Japan’s latest reopening of its borders to worldwide demand, passengers flying with Scoot will get fairly the distinctive expertise flying on the Pikachu Jet to the origin nation of The Pokémon Firm.

The brand new flight schedule for the Pikachu Jet is as follows:

Date Earlier Flight Quantity Earlier Route Revised Flight Quantity Revised Route
November tenth TR 896 Singapore – Taipei – Seoul TR 808 Singapore – Tokyo
TR 897 Seoul – Taipei – Singapore TR 809 Tokyo – Singapore
November sixteenth TR 808 Singapore – Tokyo No change
TR 809 Tokyo – Singapore
November twenty fifth TR 898 Singapore – Taipei – Tokyo TR 808 Singapore – Tokyo
TR 899 Tokyo – Taipei – Seoul TR 809 Tokyo – Singapore
December 1st TR 808 Singapore – Tokyo No change
December 2nd TR 809 Tokyo – Singapore No change
December seventh TR 896 Singapore – Taipei – Seoul TR 808 Singapore – Tokyo
December eighth TR 897 Seoul – Taipei – Singapore TR 809 Tokyo – Singapore
December sixteenth TR 898 Singapore – Taipei – Tokyo TR 808 Singapore – Tokyo
December seventeenth TR 899 Tokyo – Taipei – Singapore TR 809 Tokyo – Singapore

This schedule change follows Scoot’s adjustment of its plane deployment plans to satisfy demand and operational wants within the northern winter season. The Pikachu Jet will proceed to function three flights per thirty days and be rostered on different routes operated by the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner as a part of common airline operations.

Practically absolutely restored

Given the recognition of the Pikachu Jet, it is certainly strategic for Scoot to depend on the cute plane with direct flights to Japan to take care of a gradual restoration fee to cowl the loss from China’s ongoing closure. China accounted for about one-quarter of Scoot’s pre-pandemic capability, and with no home market, it is comprehensible why the price range provider needed to be extra versatile and financial institution on the Pikachu Jet.

The pliability additionally included launching new routes and ramping frequencies in different markets, particularly consistent with celebrations for its tenth 12 months of operations. And regardless of how difficult the preliminary restoration appeared, Scoot’s efforts appear to have been paying off, because it has restored greater than half of its pre-pandemic markets.

Pre-pandemic, Scoot provided flight providers to about 71 locations throughout 15 international locations and thru the Asia-Pacific, the Center East, and European areas. And as of October 2022, the low-cost provider provides flight providers to 56 locations.

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