March 24, 2014
Tigerair selects PurePower engines to power newly ordered Airbus aircraft
Singapore’s Tigerair has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus for the purchase of up to 50 A320neo aircraft for future fleet renewal and growth. The deal covers 37 firm orders plus 13 options. The aircraft will be powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1100 engines and will be operated by the airline across its Asia-Pacific route network.Tigerair comprises three airlines, namely Tigerair Singapore, Tigerair Mandala and Tigerair Australia. Collectively, the group’s network extends to over 50 destinations across 14 countries in Asia Pacific. As of March 20, 2014, Tigerair operates a fleet of 48 Airbus A320-family aircraft, averaging less than three years of age.