Budget carrier Tigerair adds flights between Singapore and Ipoh

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    Come 29 May 2015, Singapore-based budget carrier Tigerair will add 4 weekly flights to Ipoh directly from Singapore. Travellers looking to visit the city known for its vibrant food scene can start purchasing their tickets from the airline starting 20 April. Travellers will be flown on Tigerair’s 180-seat Airbus A320 aircraft that departs from the Singapore Changi Airport every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

    “We are excited to add Ipoh to our growing Asia network and be the first to operate jet flights in Ipoh,” said Tigerair’s CEO, Lee Lik Hsin. “Tigerair already enjoys a significant presence in Malaysia and this addition will help meet demand for both leisure and business travel between Singapore and Malaysia.”

    With the addition of of these new scheduled flights, Tigerair will be the fourth carrier flying direct to Ipoh’s Sultan Azlan Shah Airport. The other three airlines are Firefly, Malaysia Airlines and Malindo Air.

    Tigerair also flies to Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi and Penang in Malaysia.