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Via.com and Tiger Airways Singapore Sign Exclusive Travel Agent Distribution Alliance



 Via.com and Tiger Airways Singapore Sign Exclusive Travel Agent Distribution
                                   Alliance

  PR Newswire

  BANGALORE, December 7, 2012

BANGALORE, December 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Via.com, South East Asia's leading travel network with leadership position in
India, The Philippines and Indonesia, today entered into an exclusive
strategic alliance with Tiger Airways Singapore, one of Asia's leading low
cost carriers.

     (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121207/582303 )

With this collaboration, Via.com becomes the strategic travel agent
distributor of Tiger Airways' tickets in India, Indonesia and the Philippines.
This partnership perfectly aligns with Tiger Airways and Via.com's strategic
initiatives to expand their existing customer base while also expanding into
new geographic markets. This partnership will enable both companies to better
serve the burgeoning Indian business and leisure travel market.

Via.com being India's largest travel network has a strong offline distribution
grid with more than 20,000 stores across 2400 cities. Customers will now be
able to book flights on Tiger Airways through all these stores. Via.com will
offer a complete range of services - from booking of Tiger Airways flight
tickets, purchase ancillary products to hotel bookings - providing a vast
array of holiday options for the Indian consumer.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Swaminathan, COO of Via.com , said, "We are very
excited about partnering with a very reputable airline like Tiger Airways. It
is an absolute honour to be the only online travel company to be retailing
Tiger Airways' tickets to beautiful destinations such as Singapore, Australia,
and Hong Kong. By doing so, we aim to give the Indian consumer the opportunity
to experience Tiger Airways and also to explore these exotic destinations
without burning a hole in the pocket by offering them great deals on travel,
hotels and holiday packages."

Mr. Kaneswaran Avili, Commercial Director of Tiger Airways Singapore , said,
"The partnership with Via.com is strategic as it extends our reach in India, a
key market for Tiger Airways. Besides direct flights to Singapore, Tiger
Airways provides great connectivity within our wide network of over 50
destinations across 13 countries in the Asia Pacific. By tapping on Via.com's
extensive pool of travel agents, we are thrilled to offer Indian travellers
good value travel deals, greater accessibility and a more convenient payment
system. We look forward to building upon our brand presence in this country."

To celebrate this partnership, Tiger Airways is offering special promotional
fares from INR 3,900 one-way all-inclusive of taxes. Booking period starts
from 6 - 19 Dec. 2012, with travel period from 1 Feb. - 31 Mar. 2013.

For further details and to take advantage of this amazing promotion, please
visit www.tigerairways.com or your nearest Via.com travel agent.

Note to Editors:

Details of the flight promotions are as follows:

                                    One-Way fares from
               City Pair             (includes tax )   Travel From  Travel To
         Bangalore - Singapore          INR 3,900       1-Feb-13    31-Mar-13
          Chennai -Singapore
    Thiruvananthanpuram - Singapore
      Tiruchirapalli - Singapore
           Kochi - Singapore
         Hyderabad - Singapore

*Fares reflected in the above table are promotional fares are subject to
availability.

About Tiger Airways:

Tiger Airways is one of Asia's leading low cost carriers. Tiger Airways
Singapore flew 99.99% of scheduled flights in 2012, and also took second spot
in the Top 10 Airlines by Passenger Carriage Award in the 2012 Changi Airline
Awards.  It was named the Top Airline by Growth in Passenger Carriage
(Singapore), and is the only budget carrier to be conferred a security award
for the Threat-Oriented Passenger Screening Integrated System (TOPSIS) in
2012.

Established in September 2004, the airline has steadily grown its fleet to 30
Airbus A320 aircraft with an average age of under three years. It has another
10 aircraft of the A320 family operated by associate airlines Mandala Airlines
in Indonesia, and SEAir in the Philippines.

Tiger Airways and its associate airlines operate a network that extends to
over 50 destinations across 13 countries in the Asia Pacific region.

Tiger Airways is committed to offering customers great value fares and
friendly service while maintaining the highest standards of safety, security
and reliability. For more information, please visit www.tigerairways.com .

About Via.com:

Via.com, incorporated in 2007, is South East Asia's leading travel network
with leadership position in India, The Philippines and Indonesia is a unique
and innovative B2B distribution platform through 20,000 travel agent partners
in over 2400 towns and cities in India, 150+ cities in The Philippines and 75+
cities in Indonesia. Today, via.com is the world's leading travel network that
offers travel suppliers an extensive distribution reach for selling perishable
travel inventory with no incremental cost. Via.com is the travel provider of
choice for domestic & international flight tickets, hotels, rail tickets and
domestic and outbound holidays. For more information, please visit www.via.com
.

Primary Media Contact: Balram Venugopal, balram@via.com , 91-9731655577

Secondary Media Contact: Swaminathan, swaminathan.v@via.com , 91-9663711555

Contact: PRN
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