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Tiger Airways launches Hong Kong-Jakarta service

HONG KONG - Tiger Airways brings in valued travel options to Indonesia with its launch of direct service between Hong Kong and Jakarta.

Irked student takes on budget carrier via Facebook and wins

MELBOURNE, Australia - Nathaniel Martin took to Facebook to vent his frustrations after Tiger Airways bumped him from his flight from Hobart to Melbourne on Sunday, telling him it had been overbooked.

Tiger roars back to life

Tiger's first domestic flight has taken off since the aviation safety authority grounded the airline six weeks ago.

40,000 customers caught in the Tiger trap

Not enough is being done to help the more than 40,000 people caught in the Tiger trap - and the airline itself is the worst offender.Customers who ring seeking a refund can wait hours.

Australia’s airline safety regulator grounds Tiger Airways

Tiger Airways international chief executive Tony Davis was expected to fly in for crisis talks with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority this morning over the regulator's decision to ground the Austral

If Tiger quits, domestic fares will soar – analysts

If the budget airline Tiger Airways quit the Australian aviation market domestic fares could rise by as much as 15 per cent, analysts estimate.

Will Thai Tiger ever bite into the low-cost market in Thailand?

BANGKOK (eTN) - Thai Airways Board of Directors meeting confirmed last Friday that the airline got the approval from the board to launch a new low-cost carrier by the first quarter of 2012.

Fuel surcharges blossom again at Southeast Asia budget carriers

BANGKOK (eTN) - Last Tuesday marked an end to a marketing trump that AirAsia had been branding for over two years.

AirAsia, truly ASEAN

(eTN) - The ASEAN logo is proudly displayed on the aircraft's livery of some of AirAsia's Airbus A320 all across Asia, and this is more than justified.

Tiger Airways : welcomed in the Philippines, unwelcomed in Thailand…

BANGKOK/SINGAPORE (eTN) - Most observers of Thailand agreed from day 1: Thailand's national carrier's newest low cost venture with Singapore-based Tiger Airways would turn into a source of problems.

Thai Airways to review alliance with Tiger Airways

Thai Airways International Plc said on Thursday it was reviewing plans for a budget airline alliance with Singapore's Tiger Airways after two big Tiger shareholders and its chief executive sold discou

Brunei slowly opens up to low cost airline business

Until today, Brunei’s main source of wealth was its petrol and gas resources.

Thailand’s Minister of Transport is a true Thai politician

BANGKOK- The announcement early this week that Thai Airways International will go along with Singapore-based Tiger Airways to launch a new low cost carrier.

Thai Airways goes along with Tiger Airways to launch a no-frill...

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - Since Piyasvasti Amranand has taken over the post of President of Thai Airways International a year ago, things have been moving forward rapidly to improve both cash flow and

Budget carriers give Singapore its first one‐million visitor arrivals in a...

SINGAPORE- The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) celebrated a major milestone in Singapore’s inbound tourism arrivals today – achieving its first one‐million visitor arrivals in a single month.

Tourism windfall delivered to Brisbane courtesy of Tiger Airways

Queensland Tourism Minister Peter Lawlor is hoping three new Tiger Airways Brisbane- bound flights will increase the city's tourism appeal.

Tiger Airways said to plan IPO

Tiger Airways Holdings Pte, the budget carrier part-owned by Singapore Airlines Ltd., may raise about S$200 million ($143 million) in an initial public offering, according to a pre-marketing document.

Passengers traffic for Asian legacy carriers collapse

The release of half-year results for Asia Pacific Airlines Association (AAPA), which comprises 16 major airlines in the region, has seen a dramatic decrease in traffic in June.

Singapore, Incheon scrap plans for new budget airline

SINGAPORE — Singapore's Tiger Airways said Tuesday a plan to establish a budget carrier with South Korea's Incheon city has been scrapped due to the worsening global economic situation.

Tiger Airways increases Singapore-Kuala Lumpur flights 400%

SINGAPORE (September 25, 2008) - Tiger Airways today announced that on December 1, 2008, Tiger Airways will be the first out of the blocks to offer the next low fare step by operating up to 5 flights

Singapore’s Tiger Airways may buy budget airline

SINGAPORE - Tiger Airways, a low-fare airline partly owned by Singapore Airlines, said on Monday it may buy another low-cost carrier in Asia after soaring fuel costs and tough competition sent some of its rivals into tailspin.Tiger Chief Executive Tony Davis told reporters he was in talks with six parties in Asia for potential joint ventures or acquisitions to boost growth.

Airline grounds 2 teens

A Lanceston mother has warned teenage travellers to read the fine print after two young Tasmanians were recently unable to board a flight to Melbourne operated by budget airline Tiger Airways.