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Jetstar HK debacle underlines perils of LCC franchising in Asia

Jetstar HK debacle underlines perils of LCC franchising in Asia

After years of sometimes bombastic rhetoric about how Qantas would control its Jetstar franchises in Asia through what would have been puppet managements the prolonged efforts to set up a Jetstar Hong Kong operation have been rejected by its authorities.

Scoot, Tiger and AirAsia X all flag new ambitions

Scoot, Tiger and AirAsia X all flag new ambitions

Moves toward rationalisation of LCC brands in Asia are underway. Where might Jetstar fit into this?

Jetstar copies Tiger, charges $$ to get low fare offers

Jetstar copies Tiger, charges $$ to get low fare offers

In what traditional media might find an alarming development, Jetstar has embraced the switch from paid ads that go out to everyone whether a traveller or not, to a paid subscription to get speedy access to special offers of low fares.

Singapore Air, Tiger fortunes diverge in 4Q FY13

Singapore Air, Tiger fortunes diverge in 4Q FY13

Tiger up, Singapore Airlines down as low cost trumps full service in fourth quarter earnings.

Singapore Airlines has Pacific ambitions for Virgin Australia

Singapore Airlines has Pacific ambitions for Virgin Australia

  To understand where Singapore Airlines wants Virgin Australia to go it is necessary to keep in mind the strategic agenda of modern Singapore.

Virgin Australia files new flight plans with Tiger and SIA

Virgin Australia files new flight plans with Tiger and SIA

In the last 24 hours Virgin Australia has been cleared to pursue growth in the low fare branded airline game through control of Tiger Airways (Australia) and gained a massive show of support from Singapore Airlines through its doubling of its stake in Virgin Australia Holdings.

ACCC resets the clock on Virgin-Tiger deal

ACCC resets the clock on Virgin-Tiger deal

Australia’s competition authority the ACCC has restarted the countdown on the Virgin Australia-Tiger Australia deal, setting 24 April as decision day. It is also dealing with calls by Emirates and Qantas for what could be summarised as fairness and consistency in relation to approvals for multi airline marketing deals on the Australia-New Zealand market.

Tiger, dead or alive, poses burning questions about where air travel is headed

Tiger, dead or alive, poses burning questions about where air travel is headed

There is much uncertainty about where the low fare airline case is headed in Australia even though it is closing in on nine years since Jetstar started services as its first such carrier. Will the ACCC approve Virgin Australia taking control of Tiger? Does Virgin Australia hope it doesn’t? Might the ACCC approve it and […]

Air France low fare blitz under world wide study

Air France low fare blitz under world wide study

Air France could be running up the white flag when it comes to full service domestic flights, something Qantas and Virgin are trying to resist in Australia

Qantas Jetstar booking anomaly illustrated

Qantas Jetstar booking anomaly illustrated

There has been some weird maths on display on the Qantas.com booking screen for more than a few years  where it also shows Jetstar fares.