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Tiger Uncaged. Fare wars to flare up again

Tiger Uncaged. Fare wars to flare up again

This additional report on today’s Tiger news appeared in Crikey today Expect fierce fare wars to break out in the domestic market following this morning’s reinvention of Singapore owned and listed Tiger Airways as a low fare carrier focused on Melbourne and Sydney. Tiger will base three A320s at Sydney Airport from July. By the […]

It’s war: Tiger doubles Sydney-Melbourne and Sydney-Adelaide flights from 4 October

It’s war: Tiger doubles Sydney-Melbourne and Sydney-Adelaide flights from 4 October

Qantas and Virgin Blue are being forced into a full scale fare war with Tiger Airways at a very painful moment in domestic aviation in Australia. The Singapore Airlines controlled low cost response to Jetstar opening a subsidiary in Singapore has announced more than doubling its Sydney-Melbourne flights to up to nine daily returns from […]

Delta V-how it might work

Delta V-how it might work

The chances of a trans Pacific joint venture by the Virgin Blue group of carriers and Delta have improved after the US Department of Transport approved anti trust immunity for Continental Airlines participating in the Star Alliance, which includes its major rival United Airlines. The Department of Justice under the Obama administration had earlier voiced […]

Will Qantas turn shame into gain?

Will Qantas turn shame into gain?

Virgin Blue’s elimination of domestic fuel surcharges announced on Christmas Eve seems to put Qantas to shame, but travel retailers are chatting about its likely response as being a headline grabber. Qantas doesn’t look good for hanging onto an $18 domestic fuel surcharge when its subsidiary Jetstar is charging only $9 and Virgin Blue and […]