Wednesday July 30, 2014

Tigerair battles Sydney Airport over T2 access

Tigerair battles Sydney Airport over T2 access

Low cost carrier Tigerair Australia has asked the National Competition Council (NCC) to recommend that the ‘Domestic Terminal Service’ provided by Sydney Airport at its domestic Terminal 2 be ‘declared’ under Part IIIA of the Competition and Consumer... [Continue reading]

Rex ranked best regional airline by Aviation Week

Rex ranked best regional airline by Aviation Week

Regional Express (Rex) has been ranked the highest of all regional airlines by Aviation Week and Space Technology magazine for the sixth year in a row in its annual ranking of the Top Performing Airlines in the world. The rankings are based on four areas... [Continue reading]

New Tigerair CEO on the way after losses mount

New Tigerair CEO on the way after losses mount

Singapore-based Tigerair is to have a new CEO after reporting a net loss of SG$223m (A$191m) in the year to March 31, a five-fold increase over the previous corresponding period. As a consequence, the budget airline, which is 40 per cent owned by Singapore... [Continue reading]

Virgin transfers SYD-OOL capacity to Tiger

Virgin transfers SYD-OOL capacity to Tiger

Virgin Australia will reduce its daily return services between Sydney and the Gold Coast from 12 to nine from July, while its Tigerair subsidiary will increase its daily services on the route from two to four. “It starts to build up a good presence... [Continue reading]

Tigerair begins Darwin, Cairns services from new Brisbane base

Tigerair begins Darwin, Cairns services from new Brisbane base

Tigerair Australia’s new Brisbane-Darwin and Brisbane-Cairns services begin today (April 15) following the budget airline’s establishment of an operational base at Brisbane Airport last month. The new Brisbane base, announced late last year, became... [Continue reading]

Tigerair Aust launches ‘Infrequent Flyer’ program

Tigerair Aust launches ‘Infrequent Flyer’ program

Tigerair Australia launched its Infrequent Flyer Club on April 8. Aimed at passengers “who don’t fly as often as they would like but still want to be part of a frequent flyer scheme”, the program will provide “regular updates on great deals as... [Continue reading]

Tigerair launches Sydney to Whitsunday services

Tigerair launches Sydney to Whitsunday services

Tigerair Australia launched its new service between Sydney and Whitsunday Coast Airport on April 1. The three-times-a-week service is the only direct service between the two ports, and offers 56,000 seats a year on the route. “We have witnessed... [Continue reading]

Tigerair launches web check

Tigerair launches web check

Tigerair Australia has launched a web check function where its passengers can check-in online up to 72 hours before the departure of their flight. Web check is now available for all 12 Tigerair Australia ports. “The key requirement is that customers... [Continue reading]

Tigerair, BAE extend maintenance arrangements

Tigerair, BAE extend maintenance arrangements

BAE Systems is set to deliver line maintenance services for Tigerair’s fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane over the next five years. The work, which will support 40 jobs, builds on overnight base maintenance services that... [Continue reading]

Tigerair averts pilot industrial action with new EA

Tigerair averts pilot industrial action with new EA

Tigerair will avoid industrial action from its pilots after the Australian Federation of Air Pilots (AFAP) agreed to a new enterprise agreement, which sees significant base pay increases and a new fixed rostering system. According to AFAP executive director... [Continue reading]

Tigerair’s first QLD crews graduate

Tigerair’s first QLD crews graduate

Tigerair has graduated its first group of Queensland-based cabin crews as it prepares to open a new Brisbane base on March 11. The initial group will be followed by a second group on February 25 to provide a total of 50 cabin crew members and managers... [Continue reading]

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