Tiger Airways News

Virgin Australia buys out Tiger Airways

Virgin Australia buys out Tiger Airways

19th Oct 2014 Airline News

The transaction, once completed, will see Virgin Australia secure 100 per cent ownership and full control of Tigerair Australia and brings to a conclusion the joint venture between Virgin Australia and Tiger Holdings which commenced in July last year. As part of the proposed acquisition, Virgin Australia will secure the brand rights to fly Tigerair Australia to a number of short-haul international destinations, providing new growth opportunities for the business.

Tiger Airways becomes Tigerair

Tiger Airways becomes Tigerair

7th Jul 2013 Airline News

Singapore-based Tiger Airways has changed its name to Tigerair. Explaining the reason behind the brand refresh, Koay Peng Yen, group chief executive, Tiger Airways, said: “We have initiated a series of changes since late last year, and this brand identity should be seen as a reinforcement of our commitment towards a better and bolder Tigerair.”

Tiger Airways launches new services to Yogyakarta

Tiger Airways launches new services to Yogyakarta

13th May 2013 Airline News

Tiger Airways will launch seven weekly services to Yogyakarta and Bandung from July 1st and August 1st 2013 respectively. Ho Yuen Sang, managing director, Tiger Airways Singapore, said: “Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world, and is one of the world’s fastest-growing aviation markets.

Tiger Airways Australia moves into Alice Springs

Tiger Airways Australia moves into Alice Springs

7th Feb 2013 Airline News

Adventures into the Red Centre of Australia are going to be even easier from now on, thanks to two new routes being introduced by Tiger Airways Australia to Alice Springs. Four weekly return services between Melbourne and Alice Springs and between Sydney and Alice Springs will commence from April 9th 2013.

New agency as Tiger Airways roars back

New agency as Tiger Airways roars back

23rd Jan 2013 Airline News

Tiger Airways has appointed independent creative agency The Secret Little Agency as its brand agency in Asia Pacific after a closed door pitch. “We aim to be the leading low-cost carrier in Asia Pacific that is focused on providing our customers with a seamless experience from the point of booking to when they return from their travels,” said Alexander Knigge, chief commercial officer, Tiger Airways.

Tiger Airways receives regulatory approval to increase flights

Tiger Airways receives regulatory approval to increase flights

18th Nov 2011 Airline News

In a rare piece of good news for the airline, Tiger Airways has issued a statement on the Singapore Exchange stating it has gained regulatory approval to boost the number of flights it operates. Consequently, Tiger Airways Australia will soon roll out a new flight schedule with additional flying for travel prior to Christmas.

Thai Airways cuts ties with Tiger Airways

Thai Airways cuts ties with Tiger Airways

19th Sep 2011 Airline News

Thai Airways has effectively severed ties with Tiger Airways after confirming it would not renew its alliance with the carrier. Singapore-based Tiger was grounded for several weeks earlier this year following concerns over safety.

Future looks bleak for Tiger Airways

Future looks bleak for Tiger Airways

5th Aug 2011 Airline News

Earlier this week it appeared Tiger Airways – grounded since July 1st – would be back in the skies by the start of next week. That now appears to have been optimistic, to say the least, with the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority identifying further problems with the carrier, which could now be grounded for the foreseeable future.

Tiger Airways set to return to skies next week

Tiger Airways set to return to skies next week

4th Aug 2011 Airline News

Tiger Airways appeared to be inching toward a return to the skies next week as a federal court appearance in Australia was cancelled for the fourth time. Tiger has been in negotiations with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority since its licence to fly was suspended over “imminent” safety concerns on July 1st.