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Tigerair Australia celebrates 20 millionth passenger

written by | June 6, 2016
Tiger 20th million pax
Tigerair Australia CEO Rob Sharp, cabin manager Jaclyn Everett and passengers on flight TT449 on Monday morning. (Tigerair)

Tigerair Australia is celebrating carrying its 20 millionth passenger since the now Virgin Australia-owned low-cost carrier began flying in 2007.

Passenger Sarah Del Medicio from Adelaide was presented with a $2,000 voucher for travel on the Tigerair network as the milestone passenger, when she flew aboard flight TT449 from Melbourne to Adelaide on Monday morning.

To celebrate the milestone, all 180 passengers on the flight were presented with a $20 voucher, while Tigerair has launched a ‘20,000 one way fares for $20’ sale for flights on its domestic network between late January and late March 2017.


“The 20 millionth passenger milestone is a significant achievement for Tigerair Australia which commenced operations in Australia in November 2007,” said Tigerair Australia CEO Rob Sharp, who was onboard the Melbourne-Adelaide flight.

Tigerair Australia continues to go from strength to strength,” he said.

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  • Dave Thomas


    It seems Rob Sharpe has shaped Tigerair into a real LCC that is a real threat to Jetstar Aust, and certain short haul O/S competitors ie., Air Asia X Indonesia..
    TT will be a money maker for Virgin if certain Head Office Management can keep their hands off running this Airline, Rob is doing a great job, and TT will continue to grow under his guidance.

  • Harry


    I have been really impressed with TT on my recent flights with them. They definitely offer a competitive product, which I personally find better than Australia’s other low cost airline. I’ve always had friendly staff and on time flights, which can’t be said for my experiences on JQ lately. I also find that TT are good value for money. Hopefully they’ll start expanding to more destinations, which I for one would certainly appreciate and support. It would be good to see them back at Alice Springs, Canberra, Launceston & Maroochydore.

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