Melbourne welcomes seventh Tiger aircraft
Oct 05, 2009
Melbourne Airport welcomes yesterday's introduction of a new A320 aircraft to the Tiger Airways fleet - an addition that will double the airline's daily services between Melbourne and Sydney.
Tiger commenced services on the route in July with up to four services per day. This seventh aircraft will increase the airline's services between the two cities to up to nine flights daily.
"This is a win for passengers" Melbourne Airport CEO Chris Woodruff said, "the new aircraft and increased services will boost the range of options available to domestic travellers coming in and out of Melbourne."
"The Sydney - Melbourne route is the fourth busiest route in the world, and for business and leisure travellers flying between Victoria and New South Wales, these new services will give consumers even greater choice" he said.
From Melbourne, Tiger currently flies direct to Adelaide, Alice Springs, Canberra, Gold Coast, Hobart, Launceston, Mackay, Sunshine Coast, Sydney, Perth and Rockhampton.