Tiger Airways Holdings announced (03-Feb-2010) another advance delivery agreement with Airbus. Four A320 aircraft originally scheduled to be delivered to Tiger Airways in 2016, will now be delivered in 2011. These are in addition to the five aircraft that will be delivered later in 2010 and early 2011, ahead of their original delivery dates in 2016. Currently, the carrier's fleet comprises 18 aircraft, with one more to be delivered in Feb-2010. The fleet will increase by 74% to 33 aircraft over the next two financial years (April to March), with a total of 14 aircraft deliveries. [more]
Tiger Airways: “Following our strong operating numbers in the last quarter, we have further accelerated aircraft deliveries to take on the growth opportunities awaiting us in Asia and Australasia. Today we welcomed our 12 millionth passenger, and we look forward to carrying our next million soon.” Tony Davis, President and CEO. Source: Tiger Airways, 03-Feb-2010.