25-Nov-2013 12:46 PM

China Airlines board to approve LCC JV with Tigerair in Dec-2013: report

China Airlines board is reportedly expected to approve plans to establish a Taiwan-based LCC JV with Tigerair at its meeting in Dec-2013. As reported by Economic Times, the start-up will be managed by China Airlines with Tigerair providing management advice and holding less than one third in ownership. The start-up will also supplement China Airlines’ existing route network. China Airlines chairman Sun Huang-hsiang reportedly stated the carrier will consider leasing new Boeing 737-800s or A320s for the start-up.