Tigerair boosts Canberra flights

Tigerair Australia Airbus A320 VH-VNR operates the inaugural Melbourne-Canberra service. (Paul Sadler)

Tigerair Australia will offer nonstop flights between Brisbane and Canberra from September as the low-cost carrier expands its network from the nation's capital. The three times a week Brisbane-Canberra service kicks off on September 14, Tigerair said in a statement on Friday. In December 2016, Tigerair … [Read more...]

Tigerair Australia to fly to Townsville

A file image of a Tigerair Australia Boeing 737-800 VH-VUB at Melbourne Airport. (Brian Wilkes)

Tigerair Australia is launching nonstop service between Melbourne and Townsville from June 22 2017. The flights will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays as a morning departure from Melbourne and a lunchtime takeoff from Townsville. Townsville is Tigerair’s 13th domestic destination and … [Read more...]

Tigerair permanently withdraws from Bali

Tigerair Australia Boeing 737-800 VH-VUB at Cairns Airport. (Andrew Belczacki)

Tigerair Australia is permanently dropping flights to Bali – the airline's only international destination – after reaching an impasse with Indonesian regulators. The airline said in a statement on Friday afternoon it would withdraw from flying between Australia and Bali, effective immediately. Tigerair … [Read more...]