Scoot (TR, Singapore Changi) began commercial B787-8 operations with 9V-OFA (msn 37117) operating a return Singapore Changi-Sydney Kingsford Smith service on Thursday, July 23. The aircraft arrived in Asia on Friday, July 17 following a ferry flight from Charleston, SC to Singapore Changi via Seattle Boeing Field .

Scoot is using its B787s, which includes ten B787-8s and ten B787-9s, to replace its older fleet of outgoing B777-200(ER)s, the last of which is slated to leave for NokScoot (XW, Bangkok Don Mueang) at the end of next month.