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It doesn’t add up: Tiger cutting growth in Australia

Tiger Airways Australia’s decision to “shelve” planned growth this year for its Australian division and defer future aircraft from Australia after incurring a weather-related loss raises serious questions about the carrier’s operation and safety here. Tiger’s Australian division incurred an annual loss to 31 March of SGD$7.1m (A$5.4m), up from last year’s S$0.6m. ”That was primarily due to the […]

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Tiger’s CASA-stricken A320 exiled to Asia

Photograph: AirSpace user cl This page is awaiting confirmation Thursday evening from Tiger Airways if the fate of its grounded Airbus A320 aircraft will be a re-deployment to Asia. The aircraft arrived in Australia last month but has not been able to enter into revenue service due to the Civil Aviation Safety Authority still assessing the airline’s […]

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Jetstar’s Pinnacle seat retrofit good news for passengers

Jetstar passengers will be sure to notice a cabin retrofit the carrier will begin later this year.The carrier plans to retrofit half of its A320 fleet with B/E Aerospace’s Pinnacle seat, as we reported earlier today. The Pinnacle seat has relocated the “literature pocket” (where the in-flight magazine, safety card, and air sickness bag are […]

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Air NZ’s Unbundling–Misdirected or Way Forward?

The Virgin Blue executive team’s Thursday was bad enough, given their, um, recuperation from the previous night’s party celebrating V Australia’s JNB flights.And then Air NZ announced it was re-structuring its product and prices on Trans-Tasman (flights to Australia) and Pacific Island flights*, which it hinted at during its half-year results last month. Business class […]

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Quirky News: Unprunned Trees Force Air NZ to Reduce Capacity

767 photo by AirSpace user Keith Gaskell Across the Tasman separating Australia and New Zealand, trees are causing an uproar outside Rotorua airport. Next month Air New Zealand plans to start Rotorua-Sydney services using an A320. Rotorua (quasi-affectionately referred to as “Rotovegas” by Kiwis) is a tourist town just 113 miles from Auckland. As such, […]

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