Scoot has joined Singapore Airlines to offer flights into Queensland,
which since 22 January 2022 opened its gates to receive international
visitors, who need not quarantine once they show proof of full
Locals may also freely travel to Queensland from anywhere within
Australia. Previously, travellers would still need to apply for a border
pass, and show proof of a negative Covid-19 test.
The first airline to resume international flights to and from Gold
Coast, Scoot will be offering three times weekly flight services between
Singapore and Gold Coast with effect from 14 February 2022. Fares will
start from S$239 (US$178, tax included).
This adds to Scoot's existing Singapore services to Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney.
"Having flown more than 65 million customers with over close to a
decade of flights, Australia remains a much-loved travel destination.
Scoot served close to 130,000 travellers between Singapore and Gold
Coast alone in 2019, just before the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic,"
said Scoot Chief Executive Officer, Campbell Wilson.
Queensland Airports Limited CEO, Chris Mills, added “It is fantastic
to have a date for Scoot recommencing services, so soon after the
Queensland border was reopened to international travellers. Many locals
will be keen to book their trip, whether it’s to catch up with family
and friends or experience everything Singapore has to offer. And the
Gold Coast will be a very attractive destination for international
Scoot's parent company, Singapore Airlines currently operates flights
from Singapore to Brisbane (Queensland), Adelaide, Melbourne and