Tigerair on Tuesday lowered its fares by half for a limited period on its Singapore-bound flights from five Indian cities to celebrate the golden jubilee of Singapore’s independence and completion of 50 years of bilateral ties.
The airline, in which Singapore Airlines holds majority stake, also announced joining of hands with Singapore Tourism Board (STB) to celebrate the twin occasions, a release said.
Tigerair offers an all-inclusive one-way fare starting at Rs 3,799 for a journey from Chennai while all-inclusive return fare to Singapore will be Rs 7,999, the airline said.
These fares, however, varies from city-to-city, depending upon the distance, with the maximum fares under the promotion offer pegged at Rs 5,499 for a Bengaluru-Singapore journey. Passengers travelling from Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kochi and Trichy can undertake bookings from July 7 to 15 for a travel period between August 4 to November 6, the release said.
Tigerair operates a total of 40 weekly flights to Singapore from these cities.
“We are proud to partner with the Singapore Tourism Board to celebrate the 50th year of Singapore’s independence. We are confident that this collaboration will aid us in accomplishing our common aim, which is to give the opportunity to as many Indian travellers to experience Singapore. We are happy to invite Indian travel enthusiasts to be a part of this gala celebration in Singapore,” Teh Yik Chuan, director for sales and Mmarketing, Tigerair, said.
“As Singapore’s leading no-frills airline we feel compelled to showcase Singapore’s rich heritage to our outstation customers. The celebratory offer reaffirms Tigerair as the most affordable airline of choice to fly to Singapore,” he added.
As part of the golden jubilee celebrations, Singapore is rolling out a bonanza of promotions and special experiences and deals for overseas visitors, the release said.
“We are excited to partner with Tigerair and we’d like to invite our friends from India to join us in commemorating this special occasion,” STB Area Director Bridget Goh said.
India is among the top five visitor markets for Singapore with over 9,43,000 Indian travellers last year and the average length of stay increased to almost a week, Goh said.