(USATODAY.com) - Another airline is adding a "no kids" section on its flights.
The latest to do isScoot, the low-cost subsidiary of highly regarded Singapore Airlines.
The carrier has createda "ScootinSilence" seating arealocated at the front of its economy class section. Seats in that section cost roughly $15 and come with the standard perk of more legroom - and the promise that young children "will be someplace else."
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Scootdescribestells customers about the new section on its website, saying:
"Want to Scoot in peace and quiet? Now you can, in our ScootinSilence cabin just behind the ScootBiz cabin! Besides the exclusivity and privacy that you'll enjoy in the ScootinSilence cabin as under 12's will be someplace else, you'll also get extra legroom, as each seat is either Super or S-T-R-E-T-C-H, offering 35" pitch - 4 more inches than the standard economy seat!
"No offense to our young guests or those traveling with them - you still have the rest of the aircraft," Scoot CEO Campbell Wilson says toThe Australiannewspaper.
TheAustraliansays the ScootinSilence" cabin will feature 41 seats in rows 21 through 25.
Launched by Singapore Airlines in the summer of 2012, Scootcurrently flies to 11 destinationsin Asia and Australia.
Of course, Scoot is not the first carrier to introduce a child-free seating area. At least two other Asian carriers have made similar moves in recent years.
Malaysia Airlinesfirst banned infants from first-class seatson its jumbo jets and thencreated child-free zones in the coach-class sectionsof its Airbus A380 double-decker jets.
AirAsia X, which functions as the long-haul unit of Kuala Lumpur-based budget carrier AirAsia, announced last year that it would set aside the first seven rows of coach for passengers aged 12 and older.AirAsia X euphemistically dubbed the section the "Quiet Zone."