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Singapore Airlines to take control of newly cashed up Tiger

Singapore Airlines to take control of newly cashed up Tiger

The mail from Singapore sources this morning was correct.  Singapore Airlines has disposed of Tigerair Australia as part of a process aimed at driving Jetstar Asia out of contention and taking control of the low cost carrier action in the Lion City.

Qantas says half sale of Jetstar Asia report is speculation

Qantas says half sale of Jetstar Asia report is speculation

Is the Indonesian interest in Qantas controlled Jetstar Asia reported by Reuters a further sign of distress in the Qantas low cost franchise?

Tiger goes terminal, and adds India and Cambodia cities

Tiger goes terminal, and adds India and Cambodia cities

Tiger Airways reverses its 'terminal' thinking at long last in Singapore, and adds new cities in Cambodia and India.

Scoot announces Bangkok flights for Changi taxi fare

Scoot announces Bangkok flights for Changi taxi fare

There is, as always, more than immediately meets the eyes in the announcement today that Bangkok will be a new Scoot destination with daily return flights from Singapore from 5 July, adding to previously announced services between Singapore and Sydney, Gold Coast and Tianjin in northern China. The Bangkok service joins Sydney as one in […]

Darwin, Jetstar and survival of the fittest

Darwin, Jetstar and survival of the fittest

Jetstar has fired its no doubt first of many return shots following earlier announcements by Virgin Australia and Singapore Airlines’ Silk Air subsidiary, of their expansionary plans for Darwin-Sydney and Darwin-Singapore services respectively. From 25 March Jetstar is lifting its Darwin-Singapore flights from seven to 10 returns weekly, meaning it will offer five flights for […]

Singapore Airlines shows off Scoot low cost brand

Singapore Airlines shows off Scoot low cost brand

Scoot might get called the ‘custard express’ or something less flattering, but Singapore Airlines today showed off the logo and livery of its new longer haul low cost brand, coming to Australia sometime next year. The name has been known for nearly two months, ever since Singapore Airlines registered it. The color is not quite […]

AirAsia changes the Malaysian equations, again

AirAsia changes the Malaysian equations, again

Deep inside a very interesting analysis by CAPA of the new cross equity arrangements between the owners of AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines, there are several points that seem very relevant to the future of Qantas subsidiary Jetstar and part Singapore Airlines owned Tiger and the yet unnamed Singapore Airlines longer haul low cost carrier. CAPA […]

Singapore Airlines plans a Brisbane line to redraw Australian presence says analyst report

Singapore Airlines plans a Brisbane line to redraw Australian presence says analyst report

Qantas may be preoccupied with stop work meetings by its engineers next week, but some analysis just published in Singapore suggests it has a much tougher challenge coming up in the medium term from the yet unnamed Singapore Airlines’ low cost brand. Daniel Tsang at Aspire Aviation reports that the Brisbane-Singapore route is seen as […]

Beware of extra bags at Asian airports!

Beware of extra bags at Asian airports!

A major security investigation is underway at Jetstar Asia because of a complaint to Plane Talking by an alert passenger taking one of  its flights from Penang to Singapore before returning to Australia. This is the passenger’s report: We are alert and seasoned travellers. (It was the week that Osama Bin Laden had been taken […]

“Singastar” is about more than Qantas/Jetstar

“Singastar” is about more than Qantas/Jetstar

Qantas and Jetstar as well as every major airline from Japan to the Middle East will be reviewing their strategies and outlook following Singapore Airline’s decision to launch a medium to long range wide bodied low fare carrier. SQ has not given any details of fleet or routes, further adding to the uncertainty, but there […]