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Appointing ex-Qantas safety boss won’t alone fix Tiger’s problems

Tiger Australia chief executive Tony Davis will be receiving safety advice from Chris Manning. How will the two work together? Tiger Airways Australia is further showing how serious it is about improving its safety tract, deficiencies in which led it be grounded on 2 July, by appointing former Qantas chief pilot Chris Manning to the […]

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Safety reports into Tiger altitude busts covering up larger issues

Issuing a report after investigating an incident is a necessary part of aviation safety, but last week provided a delusional sense of conclusion.The Australian Transport Safety Bureau report in question was the preliminary investigation into the 7 June incident of Tiger Airways descending below minimum safe altitude, the first of two incidents last month. In […]

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Tiger Australia chief resigns, but does it change anything?

Tiger Australia managing director Crawford Rix last November. He will now exit stage left by 31 July. A quick succession of events on Wednesday evening concluded with Tiger Airways Australia managing director Crawford Rix resigning effective the end of the month after a year on the job.Hours earlier the Civil Aviation Safety Authority announced its […]

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