Tigerair Australia launches Melbourne-Townsville service

    Townsville Airport, via its official Twitter account, confirmed (22-Jun-2017) Tigerair Australia launched four times weekly Melbourne-Townsville service on 22-Jun-2017, utilising A320 equipment. As previously reported by CAPA, the service will provide more than 1400 seats each week and is expected to inject AUD12.5 million (USD9.4 million) p/a into the Townsville economy. Tigerair Australia head of communications Vanessa Regan stated the carrier is thrilled by the way Townsville had embraced Tigerair since the new services were announced earlier in 2017.