Singapore Airlines’ low cost airline, Scoot, has
launched ScooTV, an inflight
entertainment system that allows passengers to stream content to
their own Wi-Fi devices.
by Gogo, a provider of inflight connectivity and wireless
inflight digital entertainment solutions, ScooTV features a
buffet of blockbuster movies and popular TV shows that passengers can
stream to their own laptop or tablet at their own convenience
during the flight.
Campbell Wilson, CEO of Scoot,
said, “Scoot is excited to be the first airline in Asia to offer this
innovative inflight entertainment option. Going wireless keeps our
aircraft lighter, our costs down and our fares cheaper. And better
yet, ScooTV empowers our guests with even more entertainment
Refreshed every second month, ScooTV currently
features Academy Award winner Natalie Portman’s stunning performance in Black Swan, Jackie Chan’s life-risking stunts in
Shinjuku Incident, to a range of TV favourites.
Passengers in the
Economy cabin will be able to catch all these and more for
Sin$15 (pre-purchase) or Sin$16 (onboard purchase) per flight, while ScootBiz guests can do so for free.
For those without their own
device, Scoot’s Rent-a-Tablet service will still be available at
Sin$20 (pre-purchase) or Sin$22 (onboard purchase).
Scoot’s network now comprises nine cities,
namely Singapore, Sydney, Gold Coast, Bangkok, Taipei, Tianjin,
Tokyo, Qingdao and Shenyang, with 35 more destinations offered in
conjunction with partner airlines.
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