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Tigerair Australia, owned by Virgin Australia, is a low-cost carrier that offers cheap domestic flights within Australia. Tigerair operates from its main hub at Melbourne International Airport (MEL), and also has established bases in Sydney and Brisbane. The low-cost carrier flies to destinations including Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Canberra, Coffs Harbour, Darwin, the Gold Coast, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney and the Whitsunday Coast.

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*Prices on this page are subject to change without notice, perform a search to view live pricing. Prices are inclusive of taxes and airline surcharges. Webjet fees per flight booking: Webjet Servicing Fee: Domestic $21.95, NZ/Pacific $24.95, International $32.95. Booking Price Guarantee: Domestic $12.95, NZ/Pacific $14.95, International $21.95. Varying payment fees are included in the price breakdown on Webjet’s checkout page, once your payment method has been selected.

Domestic Flights

Tigerair Australia offers fantastic deals on many popular domestic flights around Australia, including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Perth and Canberra.

 

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Pre-Flight Information

Check-In Information

Airport Check-In

Tigerair’s airport check-in desks close 45 minutes prior to departure. The airline recommends arriving at the airport at least 90 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time to ensure that you have enough time to check-in, clear security and board your flight.

 

Tigerair Online Check-In

Tigerair’s online check-in service opens 72 hours prior to departure and closes 1 hour ahead of a flight’s scheduled departure time. Travellers choosing to check-in via desktop computer or tablet must print out their boarding pass prior to their arrival at the airport. Mobile users may save their boarding pass to their phone and simply show the pass to staff when boarding.

If you have checked-in online and are travelling with checked baggage, you must visit the bag drop area prior to boarding. Domestic bag drop closes 45 minutes before a flight is due to depart. Travellers with checked baggage only may head straight to the gate, ensuring to arrive 30 minutes prior to departure.

Online check-in is not available for passengers who require special assistance or are travelling with an infant listed on the booking details.

 

Baggage

Cabin Baggage

Tigerair passengers may carry two pieces of cabin baggage with a combined total weight of 7kg. This allowance is restricted to one main item, such as a small suitcase or a backpack, and a secondary item that may be a handbag, coat, book, tablet, or umbrella. Those looking to increase their cabin baggage allowance may choose to select Cabin+, an additional extra that increases your Tigerair cabin baggage allowance to 12kg or 15kg. Charges for additional cabin baggage are based on flight time duration, either less than or more than 1 hour 45 minutes. Additional baggage that exceeds the Cabin+ allowance is charged by the kilo. Cabin+ may be purchased at the time of booking, after booking or upon arrival at the airport.

Checked Baggage

Tigerair’s fares do not include a checked baggage allowance as standard, but a checked baggage may purchased for a fee at the time of booking. Passengers have the choice of 15kg, 20kg, 25kg, 30kg and 40kg allowances. Checked baggage must not exceed 30kg per bag. If needed, the allowance may be split across several pieces of luggage.
Passengers also have the option to purchase a checked baggage allowance at least 2 hours prior to departure through Tigerair’s booking management system, the airline’s customer service centre or the online check-in service

Checked baggage (15kg or 20kg) may be purchased at a higher rate at the airport by customers who have not pre-purchased a checked baggage allowance. Checked baggage allowances purchased at the airport are subject to space availability.

 

Cabin Class

As a low-cost carrier, Tigerair does not operate separate cabin classes. Instead, passengers are offered the choice of two base fares: Light and Express. Additional extras, such as checked baggage and an increased carry-on baggage allowance may be purchased for a fee.

 

Light

Tigerair’s Light fare is the most basic of the airline’s two fare types. It includes the cost of your seat and a carry-on luggage allowance of 7kg.

Express

Tigerair’s Express fare also includes a carry-on luggage allowance of 7kg, as well as access to Queue Jump (a priority boarding service) and seat selection.

 

 

Seating

Tigerair’s fleet is comprised of A320 and B727-800 aircraft. Each aircraft model offers varied seating configurations and seat pitches, which are as follows:

A320

  • The standard seats on this aircraft have a pitch of approximately 72.5 cm
  • The seats with extra leg room (located in rows 1, 12 and 13) have a pitch of approximately 97.5 cm

B737-800

  • The standard seats located in rows 25 to 29 have a pitch of approximately 73.6 cm
  • All other standard seats have a pitch of approximately 76.2cm
  • The seats located in this aircraft’s front rows (rows 5 to 10) have a pitch of approximately 76.2 cm
  • The seats with extra leg room (in rows 1 to 4) have a pitch of about 86.3cm
  • The seats that have extra leg room and are located on exit rows (in rows 14 and 15) have a pitch of about 96.5 cm

Passengers looking to enjoy extra leg room on their Tigerair flights can secure these seats for an additional fee at the time of booking.

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions


Who is Tigerair owned by?

Tigerair is owned by Virgin Australia. It was acquired by Virgin Australia in February 2015.

 

Do you need a passport to fly domestic Tigerair?

Passengers travelling within Australia are not required to carry a passport, but must have a form of photographic ID, such as a driver’s licence, a social security card, or a Medicare card. Children should carry their birth certificate or a student ID card.

 

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