Tiger launches Melbourne - Sydney route
Tiger Airways and Tourism Victoria are thrilled to announce an exciting new partnership to significantly boost Victorian tourism through a brand new low fare route between Melbourne and Sydney Airports.
Flights between Melbourne and Sydney will commence from 3 July 2009 with up to four flights between both destinations daily.
Tiger Airways Australia Managing Director, Shelley Roberts, says that the new Melbourne – Sydney route has been long anticipated by travellers and is a result of feedback from the public, both in Victoria and New South Wales.
“Tiger Airways has always been proud to be Melbourne’s home-town airline, and now we’re even more thrilled to be adding this important interstate route to our schedule, which is great news for visitors and locals alike.
“Melbourne-Sydney is one of the most popular routes in both Australia and indeed the whole world. With Tiger Airways new flight route, more people than ever will be able to travel between the two destinations more often and for the first time at consistently low fares. This is particularly pleasing at a time when some other airlines are cutting schedules and in comparison, Tiger Airways is adding to its network,” she says.
Gregory Hywood, Chief Executive, Tourism Victoria, welcomes Tiger Airways announcement which will further boost Melbourne’s proven reputation that we are Australia’s favourite city.
“Australians spend more tourism dollars in Melbourne than in any other capital city. Tiger Airways new Sydney to Melbourne route and low cost fares, means even more visitors will come to enjoy everything our great State of Victoria has to offer - our year round calendar of major events, world class conference and events facilities and well deserved reputation as Australia’s leading destination for food and wine, all position our State as a premier tourism destination,” he says.