Tiger Airways begins "pan-regional" flight between Philippines, Macau
"We will play our part to help Clark and Diosdado Macapagal International Airport achieve their goals of becoming a gateway for regular international flights and a buoyant economic zone," Tiger Airways chief executive officer Tony Davis said.
One-way tickets between the two destinations from October 30 to March 25 next year are priced at 1,318 pesos or 188 patacas (24 dollars), excluding taxes and other charges, according to the Tiger Airways website.
Excluding the Macau-Manila service, the carrier now operates 10 routes from Singapore -- to Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Hatyai, Phuket and Krabi in Thailand, Macau, Manila, Padang in Indonesia and Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.
Last month, the airline, which is 49-pct owned by Singapore Airlines, announced plans to expand its network to southern China, India and Cambodia and boost annual capacity to 3.0 mln passengers by 2006.