Tigerair Singapore launched its first route to Myanmar on 1 October with the introduction of daily flights to Yangon. The airline will become the sixth carrier to link Singapore and Yangon. Taking part in the route launch celebrations were; Daniel Soh, Head Of Ground & Cargo Services, Tigerair Singapore; Kaneswaran Avili, Commercial Director, Tigerair Singapore; U Aung Khin, Minister of Transportation and Communication for Yangon Region; U Win Shwe Tun, Acting Director General of Myanmar Department of Civil Aviation; and U Win Ko, General Manager of Yangon International Airport (Source: Tigerair)
- Tigerair Singapore has started serving Myanmar with the introduction on 1 October of a daily service between Singapore (SIN) and Yangon (RGN). The 1,920-kilometre route is already served by five other airlines; Myanmar Airlines (10 weekly flights), SilkAir (nine), Golden Myanmar Airlines, Jetstar Asia and Singapore Airlines (each with seven). This is Tigerair Singapore’s fourth new route of 2013. The previous three have all been to destinations in Indonesia.