SCOOT APPOINTS NATIONAL SALES & PARTNERSHIP MANAGER

Australia’s demand fuels growth in headcount

 

May 28, 2018: Kirsty Lucas has been appointed National Sales and Partnership Manager at Scoot, Singapore Airlines’ low cost airline. She will report 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. She was 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 Western Australia.

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 existing 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.

 

 

 

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