Tiger Airways has received approval from authorities
to commence daily services to Langkawi and up to 3 services a day to
Penang from Singapore.
continues the expansion of the low cost airline across the region
which will now serve over 34 destinations, 7 of which have
commenced this year.
Rosalynn Tay, Managing
Director of Tiger Airways Singapore, said, “Over the last four months we
have added 7 routes to our group network including daily flights
to Kota Kinabalu and Kuching, a new daily service between
Singapore and Jakarta, more services on the ever popular Singapore
– Kuala Lumpur route, as well as 4 extra flights a week to
Guangzhou bringing the total number of weekly services to 11. Now
we are adding Langkawi and Penang to our network to continue to be
the low fare leader in Asia.”
Tiger Airways has not yet confirmed the flight schedule to Langkawi and Penang.
congratulated the governments of Singapore and Malaysia in
progressing liberalisation for the benefit of the tourism industry
and the economy as a whole.
Ms Tay said,
“the governments of Malaysia and Singapore, through liberalizing
their skies, are ensuring that the job creating tourism industry
and the economy as whole can benefit from growth that is
stimulated from true low fare competition. These latest rights
will bring more tourists and provide cheaper travel for businesses
to assist in growing the economy. Three cheers to liberalisation!”
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