is to increase its flights to East Malaysia with the commencement of a daily flight service between Singapore and Kota Kinabalu
from 1 March 2009.
With the new service, Tiger Airways will operate 14 flights a week between Singapore and East Malaysia, with a daily service to both Kota
Kinabalu and Kuching – services between Singapore and Kuching start on 20 November 2008.
To celebrate the new route Tiger Airways is offering 8,000 seats on sale from just
Sin$86.99 INCLUDING taxes and charges for travel from 1 March 2009 - 29 October 2009.
Tay, Managing Director of Tiger Airways Singapore said, “Since 2004 we have been asking the governments of both countries to allow Tiger Airways to link
Singapore and East Malaysia with our low fare services. Today we celebrate the positive steps that Singapore and Malaysia’s governments have
taken to liberalize air travel between the two countries. The introduction low, low fares by Tiger Airways will provide an important economic
booster to trade and tourism between the two cities and stimulate further economic growth.”
Due to the recent route opportunities that are presenting themselves in East Malaysia, Tiger Airways
has decided to cancel its operations between Manila (Clark) and Macau from 16 November 2008. This
move does not affect flights between Singapore and Manila (Clark) and Singapore and
Macau which will continue to operate.
Tiger Airways currently operates 13 flights a week between Singapore and Macau, and 7 flights a week
between Singapore – Manila (Clark) and will be applying to increase services on both routes.
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