Tigerair was established on December 12, 2004 as a Singapore-based budget carrier. It focuses on providing affordable travel options and a seamless customer experience to passengers. It is headquartered in Singapore, with its head office in Changi. The airline is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tiger Airways Holdings. It has bagged many awards to its credit, such as Top Airline by absolute growth in passenger carriage (Singapore) at the Changi Airline Awards 2014, Top 5 Airlines by passenger carriage at the Changi Airline Awards 2014, Singapore's largest no-frills airline by the Centre for Aviation (CAPA) in 2013 and Top 3 Airlines by Passenger Carriage (Singapore) at the Changi Airline Awards 2013 and many more.
Tigerair has a total fleet of 33 aircraft with single-class economy seating for 180 passengers on each flight. It has 31 Airbus A320-200 family aircraft and 2 Airbus A319s, with an average age of 3 years.
Tigerair operates flights to over 50 destinations across 13 countries in Asia and Australia, including New South Wales, Queensland and Tasmania in Australia, as well as Western Australia, the Northern Territory, South Australia and Victoria. In Asia, it flies to Dhaka, Bangladesh; Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Haikou and Macau in China; Bangalore, Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram, Chennai, Kochi and Tiruchirapalli in India; Bali, Surabaya and Jakarta in Indonesia; Cebu, Manila, Clark and Kalibo in the Philippines; and Kuala Lumpur and Penang in Malaysia. It also flies to the Maldives, Mayanmar, Singapore and Taiwan. In Thailand, it covers Bangkok, Krabi, Hat Yai and Phuket, while in Vietnam, it flies to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
On Board Facilities
It has a special offering called Tigerbites, which serves authentic Singaporean cuisine and other varieties like Nasi Lemak, Teriyaki Chicken Rice or sandwiches. You can enjoy savings of up to 10% if you pre-book your meal plus you will also be served first. Apart from this, you can also enjoy duty-free shopping while travelling to and from Singapore.
Tigerair offers a disability access facilitation plan to serve the passengers with physical disabilities. There also are comfortable lounge and easy check-in facilities.
You can reserve you seat and pre-book your meal online when you travel in Tigerair. You can also avoid the long queues via web check-ins.
Before You Leave Home
Make sure to read the restricted item list before you pack your luggage. Also ensure that your baggage adheres to the luggage allowance limits. Passengers are usually allowed 2 pieces of carry-on luggage, provided each item does not exceed the dimensions of 54 cm x 38 cm x 23 cm, with a combined weight of 10kg. Make it a point to check the flight status before you step out and plan your boarding schedule accordingly.