Tigerair has now merged with Scoot. To make your Tigerair booking and purchase Tigerair tickets, please visit the Scoot page on the Alternative Airlines website.
Tigerair, or Tiger Airways, was a budget airline headquartered in Singapore and based at Singapore Changi Airport. In 2017, the airline merged with another airline from Singapore, the low-cost carrier Scoot.
Tigerair flew to many destinations within Southeast Asia, China and India, including Bangalore, Bangkok, Cebu, Clark, Chennai, Chiang Mai, Denpasar, Dhaka, Guangzhou, Guilin, Haikou, Hanoi, Hat Yai, Ho Chi Minh City, Ipoh, Jinan, Jakarta, Kalibo, Macau, Male, Penang, Ningbo, Nanning, Phuket, Shenzhen, Taipei, Surabaya and many others. Other airlines offering flights to Tigerair include Firefly Airlines.
Ticket sales to these destinations commenced 24 February 2006, with the first flight to Shenzhen taking place on 15 April, to Haikou from 26 April and to Guangzhou from 27 April 2006. The airline since indicated that the routes were highly popular, with increased flights to Haikou and Guangzhou less than three months since their launch and were among the most popular routes while Tigerair was still active.
Tigerair has now merged with Scoot, to make your Tigerair booking and purchase Tigerair tickets, please visit the Scoot page on the Alternative Airlines website.
Before it merged with Scoot, Tigerair flew the following destinations:
Tiger Airways now operates as Scoot and follows Scoot's baggage policies. Visit the Scoot page to see the airline's baggage allowance.
Tiger Airways now operates as Scoot and follows Scoot's check-in policies. Visit the Scoot page to read how to check-in to Scoot flights.
Before merging with Scoot, Tigerair offered a single-class cabin configuration on its flights (Economy Class). The airline followed a no-frills, low-cost model, typically offering a single class of seating with a standardised service offering for all passengers. This approach helped to keep costs low and provide affordable air travel options to customers.
Tigerair didn't have its own frequent flyer program, however, through its partnership with Singapore Airlines, passengers flying with Tigerair could earn points/miles with Singapore Airlines' loyalty program, KrisFlyer.
Tigerair wasn't a member of any airline alliance, however, through its partnership with Singapore Airlines, who is a member of the Star Alliance, passengers could enjoy alliance-related advantages.
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Singapore Changi Airport is the main airport for Singapore and was the hub airport for Tiger Airways. The airport is also the hub for Scoot, SilkAir, Singapore Airlines, Jetstar Asia Airways, Tigerair. It has three runways and can handle nearly 55 million passengers per year
Before merging with Scoot, Tigerair operated its flights with a fleet consisting of the following aircraft: