Follow the ups and downs of travel on Tiger Airways as viewers get an unprecedented look into the day-to-day running of a budget airline in Australia. A cancelled flight causes chaos, staff witness an unexpected proposal, a baggage problem riles a mum's temper, and a sleep-deprived teenager awakens to a rude shock.
Narrated by Corinne Grant
A grandmother travelling to look after her grandkids is grounded; an Englishman is off to Hobart to meet his online love; and police are called when a passenger becomes physically aggressive.
A mother is trying to get to Sydney to see her son's graduation but when her flight is delayed she is devastated as she might miss the proudest day of her life, and she is going to let staff know how she feels! And love can make you do strange things, as we see when one woman proposes to her boyfriend while dressed in a donkey suit! When the man of her dreams arrives off his flight, will he run the other way or kiss the ass?
After months of preparation for an interstate gig, a potty-mouthed DJ arrives at the airport only to discover that his flight has been cancelled. A couple are taking their first romantic weekend together and can't keep their hands off each other, but when their flight is delayed more than once, the news throws a bucket of cold water on their passion. Will Tiger strike back at a very noisy disgruntled passenger and have her removed from the terminal, or will she leave on her own?
An overseas passenger is in Australia to film a major movie, but his 'filming' schedule has meant that he has missed his flight, leading him to tell staff how famous he is.
A passenger arrives blindfolded with no idea what her friends have install for a birthday surprise. A traveller refuses to follow instructions from flight attendants, and a man travelling to a festival in Melbourne has arrived too late to board his flight and tries to sneak on the plane and when he's busted the naked truth is the only way out.
An airport check-in fee escalates into accusations of racism for one young family, a 17-year-old flying to surprise her mum in Melbourne is in for a very big surprise herself and three performers find themselves calling on the powers of the universe to find them vacant seats on a flight to Sydney. Then, follow a man and his family to Adelaide to walk his deceased friend's daughter down the aisle.
A man heading to Tasmania for a family fishing trip runs into trouble when he finds out he booked a flight that doesn't exist. Things get a little heated when a man arrives late to check into his flight, and a couple struggle to find $50 to pay for their boarding passes.
Tiger has no choice but to cancel a flight which has been delayed and as a consequence will not make the take-off curfew, so the staff prepare for the onslaught of angry passengers. Angela and Tina became friends via Facebook three years ago and are about to meet for the first time because Tina's getting married. However, when Angela arrives, Tina is nowhere to be seen. Has she been defriended? A woman doesn't have her handbag, which means no ID, and her flight closes for check-in in four minutes. Will the usually rigid staff allow her time to get a document to identify her? Meanwhile, a man becomes very unhappy when he misses his flight to Sydney because he insists he has been standing in the queue for the last hour.
Karl has just arrived in Sydney with a strange instrument, and after nearly missing his flight, will he make it to his gig on time? Then, a grandmother is devastated when her grandson's flight has been cancelled.
Kim is 30 weeks pregnant and is heading to Adelaide for her mum's 50th birthday, but when she checks in she is told that unless she has a medical certificate saying she can fly - she can't go Will Kim make it to Adelaide for her mum's birthday? Richard and Chris are taking their grandson Oliver home to Tasmania after a weekend in Melbourne. However when they check in they discover that Tiger require ID and they do not have any ID for 5 yr old Oliver. If they don't come up with some proof that he's their grandson, Oliver will have to stay behind! Then, the Adelaide Soccer team cheer squad piles into the Tiger Terminal, led by a megaphone wielding cheer leader who gets very irate when told he can't take his megaphone on the plane as hand luggage.
Pablo has missed the check-in for his flight and is not happy. When he's told he should have arrived two hours earlier and that the flight has closed, Pablo starts to kick up his Spanish heels.
A dad is eager to return to Sydney to see his wife and his young children, but his flight has been cancelled and all other Sydney flights that day are full. It's Friday night and for the third week in a row - the last plane to Adelaide looks like it could be cancelled. Three friends are desperate to get home, and it won't be a happy place if they have to spend another night in Melbourne! Josie is desperate to get to Adelaide to see her sister who has a rare disease and is under going a major procedure on her heart. But when her plane is delayed there's a lot of upset and she can now only hope the flight will arrive in time for her to get to the hospital.