SINGAPORE — Singapore Airlines' budget-friendly arm, Scoot, has announced plans to expand its fleet with the addition of nine regional jets by 2025.
The airline has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with commercial aircraft lessor Azorra to acquire the planes, with the first of the new aircraft scheduled to arrive in 2024.

This move will make Scoot the first airline in Singapore and South East Asia to operate Embraer's latest generation E190-E2 jet, which is designed for short and medium-haul flights.

Scoot's E190-E2s are configured to accommodate 112 passengers in a 2-2 layout.

The Asian carrier's current fleet comprises 16 A320neo family aircraft and Boeing 787 family of aircraft, 26 A320ceo Family aircraft, 22 B787 Family aircraft.