Melbourne, Aug 24: Singapore-based low-cost long-haul airline Scoot has become the latest carrier to ban children from part of a plane, with passengers able to pay to upgrade to the quiet zone.
The low-cost carrier, which flies to Sydney and the Gold Coast from Singapore, has banned under 12s from rows 21 to 25 of its aircraft, theb Daily Telegraph reported.
Passengers can upgrade to the 41-seat ScootinSilence cabin from 18 dollars.
The cabin also has more legroom than the rear section of the plane and a 35 inch seat pitch - four inches more than in economy.
Another budget Asian carrier AirAsia X, which flies to Australia from Malaysia, also banned babies from sections of its planes in February. (ANI)