Tigerair discloses expansion, extra routes and new planes

Tigerair discloses expansion, extra routes and new planes Tigerair is about to introduce a new Adelaide route which will cater to fly an extra 800,000 passengers through Queensland each year. This major expansion will also generate 150 new jobs. Among the newly created jobs 120 will be in Brisbane and 30 others elsewhere.

For the first time, Tiger passengers will be able to use DIY check-in and bag drop - with auto check-in being offered at Tiger's new Brisbane base.

Today, sale starter for the flights on the new routes.

Fares for the new Adelaide-Sydney flights begin at $64.95 and Adelaide-Brisbane flights begin at $89.95.

New Brisbane-Adelaide and Sydney-Adelaide routes will begin on March 11, whereas flights from Brisbane to Cairns and Darwin will start from April 15.

Rob Sharp Tigerair Australia's CEO said, "Today's announcement is great news for consumers and for the economy providing a welcome shot in the arm for domestic tourism across Australia.

"When the airline rebranded in July this year, we promised more choice for consumers."Today is the start of delivering on this commitment. We are putting the customer and what they want at the forefront of our business." He added.