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Tiger Airways cancels Incheon Tiger Airways plans


Tiger Airways has scrapped plans to establish a JV airline in South Korea, citing the global economic slowdown and regulatory uncertainties. [1679 words]

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  • Jin Air to become Incheon City Government's new partner airline
  • Protectionism plays its part
  • Excess capacity in Asia/Australia markets; new regional base a possibility?
  • Yeongnam Air and Hansung Airlines cease operations in 2008
  • ...failures representing opportunities for remaining LCCs
  • Jeju Air to launch first international route

Graphs and data:

  • Planned South Korean LCCs: 2009
  • South Korean carriers fleet size and orders
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