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Topic: Tiger Airways
Safety report details breach that got Tiger Airways grounded

Safety report details breach that got Tiger Airways grounded

Tiger's A320 could have become a smoking hole in a suburb on this Avalon airport approach in 2011, and for CASA it was the last straw, causing it to ground the airline two days later.

Tiger changes stripes, becomes Tigerair, goes cuddly

Tiger changes stripes, becomes Tigerair, goes cuddly

Tiger Airways, the group, has changed its branding and name to Tigerair from this morning, ahead of this month’s transfer of a controlling interest in its Australian operations to Virgin

Has Virgin real control over Tiger?

Has Virgin real control over Tiger?

  Is it an illusion to say that Virgin Australia now has control of Tiger Australia, where Qantas alumnus Rob Sharp was announced as CEO today? The low fare travel experience here and  abroad says carriers like Tiger’s longer established Qantas counterpart Jetstar exercise an influence on air travel that neither their various owners nor […]

Former Qantas executive to head Tiger Australia

Former Qantas executive to head Tiger Australia

Former Qantas head of airport infrastructure and services Rob Sharp has been appointed the first CEO of Tiger Airways Australia under the control of Virgin Australia.

The Tiger is in the detail when it comes to Virgin deal

The Tiger is in the detail when it comes to Virgin deal

The ACCC decision not to oppose Virgin Australia taking 60% and thus control of Tiger Australia is more about swamping the Qantas group 65% domestic market share line in the sand.

Virgin Tiger takeover gets ACCC pass

Virgin Tiger takeover gets ACCC pass

Virgin Australia has in effect been given the go ahead to take control of Tiger Airways Australia and operate a second brand low fare carrier similar to the strategy of the Qantas group in launching Jetstar in 2004.

Tiger Airways gives it away, begs ACCC mercy killing

Tiger Airways gives it away, begs ACCC mercy killing

Only a week away from D-day when the ACCC decides whether or not Virgin Australia can buy control over Tiger Airways, the airline has gone on sacrificial sale for $10 one way everywhere it flies, subject to all sort of fine print you must read on its website.

Tiger expands Indonesia fleet despite uncertainty in Australia

Tiger expands Indonesia fleet despite uncertainty in Australia

While the fate of Tiger Australia remains uncertain, the Singapore listed franchise’s investment in the Indonesia carrier, Mandala Air, is being strengthened by its backing for a $1.6 billion list price acquisition of 18 more Airbus A320s for delivery by the end of next year.

Tassie Tiger to save Canberra-Hobart Virgins from extinction?

Tassie Tiger to save Canberra-Hobart Virgins from extinction?

Is a big opportunity for tourism in Australia, and Tasmania in particular, at risk as Virgin Australia quits Canberra-Hobart non-stops?

Tiger Airways Virgin delay. Does it really matter?

Tiger Airways Virgin delay. Does it really matter?

The survival of Tiger isn't all that important. It is a failing enterprise, and Virgin Australia has a successful single brand strategy with which it has met, in one form or another, the combination of Qantas and Jetstar since 2004.