Tiger resumes Melbourne-Adelaide flights
Tiger Airways is resuming flights between Adelaide and Melbourne from November.
Last month, SA Treasurer Jack Snelling said the airline was returning $1.4 million of a $2.25 million state government grant, given as part of a 2009 deal to base some of its planes in Adelaide.
When it closed its local operations, the government asked for the grant to be repaid.
After negotiations the government agreed to accept $1.4 million.
The treasurer then said the resolution could pave the way for Tiger to resume flights into Adelaide.
On Tuesday, Tiger's CEO Andrew David announced the airline will fly up to two daily return services from Melbourne's Tullamarine airport from November 1, providing more than 5000 visitor seats weekly through Adelaide airport.
Fares between Melbourne and Adelaide go on sale on Tuesday.
They include more than 5000 seats for $19.95 one-way, for travel between November 1 and June 2013.
The sale will run until midnight on Thursday.