Tigerair Signs MOU for 50 Airbus A320neo Aircraft

Travel News Asia Videos Podcasts Latest Travel News Asia Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Singapore's Tigerair has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus for the purchase of up to 50 A320neo aircraft.

The deal covers 37 firm orders plus 13 options.

The aircraft will be powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1100 engines and will be operated by the airline across its Asia Pacific route network.

We are delighted to conclude this agreement, which will allow us to introduce the latest single-aisle aircraft into our fleet, said Mr Koay Peng Yen, Tigerairs Group CEO, This agreement also underscores Tigerairs commitment to continue building on our leadership position in the budget travel sector at a measured pace.

Tigerair, established in 2004, comprises three airlines - Tigerair Singapore, Tigerair Mandala (Indonesia) and Tigerair Australia.

Collectively, the groups network extends to over 50 destinations across 14 countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

The group currently operates an all-Airbus fleet of 48 A320-family aircraft, averaging less than three years of age.

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