Tiger Airways is today celebrating a new milestone in its history, flying the first of its rebranded aircraft into Alice Springs Airport (ASA) and arriving as Tigerair. The new livery was unveiled in Melbourne this morning, with Tigerair choosing the Red Centre as its first destination.ASA General Manager Katie Cooper will welcome the new-look A320 when it touches down in Alice Springs later this morning.
Territory charter company Chartair will begin regular flights between Alice Springs and Tennant Creek from next Monday, 17th June. The twice weekly services will operate on Mondays and Wednesdays and will be joined by a weekly service from Alice Springs to Kiwirrkurra, in Western Australia. Both routes have been subsidised by the Australian Government under the Remote Air Services Subsidy Scheme (RASS).
Tiger Airways will be welcomed back to Alice Springs today when the inaugural flight from Sydney arrives at 9.30am local time. The first flight of the revamped Melbourne service will arrive shortly afterwards at 11.20am. The extra seats added to the route by the four times weekly services from both cities (close to 150,000 annually) have been highly anticipated by the local community.
Please be advised that on Monday 11th March, Alice Springs Airport will be conducting routine maintenance on the Hire Car Park bays and the Short Term Car Park between 10.00am and 4.00pm. All customers will be directed to the Overflow car park facility located on Miller Drive, which will be clearly signposted on the day and provided free of charge.On Tuesday 12th March, maintenance will be conducted on the Long Term Car Park between 10.00am and 4.00pm. The area to be worked on will be partitioned off, with no disruption to current LTCP customers' access.
Alice Springs Airport and Central Australia are thrilled to have a bigger and better Tiger Airways resuming flights to Alice Springs from 9 April 2013.Tiger Airways today announced that it would be resuming services to Alice Springs, with four return services each week from Melbourne as well as new four times weekly services between Sydney and Alice Springs. The announcement follows months of discussions between Alice Springs Airport and the airline.
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