Tigerair MEL-CBR flights on sale from $19 from noon

Charlotte 16 November 2016 1


Tigerair Australia is celebrating its ninth birthday with limited offerings from midday today of $19 flights between Melbourne and Canberra and $9 flights between Melbourne and Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide and Brisbane and Cairns for travel between February 1 and March 22 next year.

The birthday sale runs for three days with new fare offerings over different routes coming online at noon tomorrow and on Friday.

Tigerair returns to the Canberra market with a Melbourne service on December 8.

Today’s birthday sale features fares on routes between Melbourne and Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide and between Brisbane and Cairns on sale from just nine dollars* each way for travel period extending from 1 February – 22 March 2017. Fares between Melbourne and Canberra are on sale from just $19* and from just $29* each way between Brisbane and Sydney and Melbourne and Coffs Harbour.

Tigerair Australia Head of Communications Vanessa Regan said Tigerair Australia had come “such a long way in nine years” and was “very proud to be Australia’s most on time low cost airline coupled with the lowest cancellation rate of all the major domestic airlines, since January 2015”.


Melbourne – Adelaide
1 February – 22 March 2017
$9* (250 seats available both ways)
Brisbane- Cairns
I February – 20 March 2017
$9* (150 seats available both ways)
Melbourne – Sydney
1 February – 22 March 2017
$9* (350 seats available both ways)
Melbourne – Canberra
1 February – 22 March 2017
$19* (100 seats available both ways)
Brisbane – Sydney
1 February – 22 March 2017
$29* (300 seats available both ways)
Melbourne – Coffs Harbour
1 February – 18 March 2017
$29* (150 seats available both ways)
Sydney – Cairns
1 February – 22 March 2017
$49* (250 seats available both ways)
Sydney – Whitsunday Coast Airport
2 February – 21 March 2017
$49* (150 seats available both ways)
Brisbane – Darwin
1 February – 22 March 2017
$69* (200 seats available both ways)
Perth – Sydney
1 February – 22 March 2017
$89* (200 seats available both ways)
Adelaide – Bali
3 February – 21 March
$109* (200 seats available both ways)

*Sale fares available from midday AEDT or until sold out between Wednesday 16 and 19 November 2016. Limited seats and select routes apply daily. Fares on sale are one way and checked baggage is not included. Travel period and conditions apply see www.tigerair.com.au for details.
About Tigerair Australia

• Tigerair first commenced operations in Australia from Melbourne in November 2007.

• Tigerair currently has 14 Airbus A320 (A320) aircraft in Australia.

• Seven of Tigerair’s 14 x A320 aircraft are based at Melbourne Airport Tullamarine.

• Two A320 aircraft are currently based in Brisbane. This number will rise to three in March 2017.

• Tigerair’s third Australian base is in Sydney where five A320 aircraft are based.

• All three of Tigerair’s Boeing 737 (B737) aircraft are based in Melbourne.

• A fourth B737 will join the fleet in coming weeks to be based in Melbourne from December 2016.

• Tigerair Australia currently has 19 domestic routes (21 with the addition of new routes Brisbane – Whitsunday Coast and Brisbane to Perth launching in 2017) and the airline flies to 12 domestic destinations across Australia.

• Tigerair Australia recently commenced its inaugural international services from Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide to Bali in March 2016. Tigerair flies return to Bali from Melbourne and Perth daily, while the airline operates five weekly return services between Bali and Adelaide.

• Tigerair’s first short haul international services to Bali commenced on March 23 and provide over 6,800 additional seats weekly to the Tigerair network and over 2,500 additional seats through Melbourne Airport weekly.

• Tigerair Australia is using three Boeing 737-800 aircraft from the Virgin Australia Group to facilitate the airline’s first short haul international services. The aircraft were reconfigured and rebranded in the Tigerair livery before the airline’s new international services launched in March 2016.

• In the past 18 months, Tigerair Australia has achieved significantly enhanced on time performance, industry lowest cancellation rates and customer satisfaction service levels that are stronger than ever. Tigerair has introduced numerous product enhancements and innovations over recent times to make booking and flying Tigerair better than ever including a new-look website, mobile app and booking and check in system.

• From Melbourne, Tigerair flies to Sydney, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Perth, Coffs Harbour, Cairns, Hobart, Adelaide, Canberra and Denpasar.

• From Sydney, Tigerair flies to Gold Coast, Brisbane, Coffs Harbour, Melbourne, Cairns, Adelaide, Perth and to Whitsunday Coast Airport.

• From Brisbane, Tigerair flies to Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Cairns and Darwin. The airline recently announced two new routes from Brisbane – Perth and from Brisbane – Whitsunday Coast which commence in 2017 and are on sale now.

• Tigerair has flown well over 21 million passengers in Australia since operations commenced in Australia in November 2007.

• Tigerair employs over 1,100 people in Australia including cabin crew and pilots and through ground handling and maintenance partnerships.

• Tigerair Australia currently operates over 400 domestic flights per week, with around 72,000 seats per week available.

• Tigerair Australia is now operating from the new-look Terminal 4 in Melbourne providing a significantly enhanced customer experience at the airline’s busiest port.

• There are regular travel sales deals with Tigerair. One way to be kept informed about news and special offers direct from Tigerair is to sign up to the free e-newsletter and infrequent flyer club on the website homepage or by becoming a fan on Facebook.

• There is no big secret to securing the best value deals with Tigerair – generally the earlier you buy your flight, the more you can save. We recommend that you plan ahead and book early to guarantee great value fares. As demand increases closer in to the travel date, generally so does the cost of the flight.

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One Response to Tigerair MEL-CBR flights on sale from $19 from noon
John Moulis John Moulis 2:20 pm 20 Nov 16

I went to the website looking for a cheap fare to the Arnold Classic in March. Just the normal $99.00 fare. Nothing to see here…

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