Scoot appoints National Sales & Partnership Manager
Kirsty Lucas has been appointed National Sales and Partnership Manager at Scoot, Singapore Airlines’ low cost airline, reporting to Jared Simcox, Country Manager Australia, effective immediately.
Kirsty joins Scoot with over ten years travel and tourism industry experience, including an extensive background in sales, marketing and media, originally based in Perth, before relocating to Sydney in 2015.
Prior to her new appointment, Kirsty was the Regional Manager, Australia at TravMedia and has previously held positions in a variety of tourism based businesses, including TFE Hotels and Rottnest Fast Ferries in WA.
Kirsty will be based in Sydney, and in this newly created role Kirsty will work closely with the General Manager, Australia Jared Simcox and Scoot’s head office, to manage exisiting key trade accounts and develop new partnerships as Scoot continues to step up their growth in Australia.
Scoot General Manager Jared Simcox says, “It’s a an exciting time in Scoot’s journey being able to welcome Kirsty to the team, as a direct result of a huge growth in trade sales across the region. We’re in an accelerated phase of development and I’m thrilled to have someone with Kirsty’s expertise, passion and inventiveness on board, and to take the reigns on a number of key initiatives.”
Scoot is gearing up to launch its new services to Berlin via Singapore on 20 June 2018, and has also introduced several new initiatives recently. Scoot is now fully on KrisFlyer, the frequent flyer programme for the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group portfolio of airlines. Scoot customers can directly earn KrisFlyer miles when they purchase and travel on Scoot’s flights, as well as redeem their KrisFlyer miles for Scoot flights.
Corporate members of SIA’s HighFlyer programme, for small and medium enterprises, can also now earn HighFlyer points when flying on SIA or SilkAir itineraries with connections onto Scoot.
Scoot is the low-cost arm of the Singapore Airlines Group. Scoot took to the skies in June 2012 and merged with Tigerair Singapore in July 2017, retaining the Scoot brand and positioning it well for a new chapter of growth. Scoot has carried over fifty million guests and now operates a fleet of 16 state of the art, widebody Boeing 787 Dreamliners and 24 young and modern Airbus A320 family aircraft, with four more Boeing 787 Dreamliners and 39 Airbus A320neo aircraft on order. Scoot’s network presently encompasses 63 destinations across 17 countries and territories with Berlin, Nanchang, and Pekanbaru to join the network soon.
Scoot provides – in addition to fantastic value airfares – a safe, reliable and contemporary travel experience with a unique attitude – Scootitude. Offering amenities including on-board Wi-Fi Internet connectivity and in-seat power on selected flights as well as the ability to redeem and accrue Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles, Scoot was voted 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Best Low Cost Airline (Asia/Pacific) by AirlineRatings.com and ranked in the Top 10 of the World’s Best Low-Cost Airlines in 2015 by Skytrax. Scoot is passionate about changing the way people travel long distance. Book your tickets at FlyScoot.com or contact our Call Centre. Find out more on FlyScoot.com, Facebook.com/FlyScoot, Instagram.com/FlyScoot, and Twitter.com/flyscoot