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Tiger Airways CEO holds crisis talks in Australia

5-Jul-2011 9:50 AM

Tiger Airways Holdings CEO Tony Davis is in Australia to hold talks with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) (AFP, 04-Jul-2011). In a statement to the Singapore Stock Exchange, the company said Mr Davis had been instructed to focus on "assisting Tiger Airways Australia to resume operations as soon as possible". Chin Yau Seng, previously divisional vice president of cabin crew operations at Singapore Airlines and a SilkAir executive, has been appointed as additional executive director to help Mr Davis address the airline’s problems. "We would like to reiterate that Tiger Airways is committed to the airline's long-term future in Australia," Tiger said in a statement.