Tiger Airways announced (01-Jun-2010) it has advanced the delivery of a further two new A320 aircraft from the next financial year to the current financial year ending 31-Mar-2011. The total number of aircraft being delivered this financial year will now increase to nine, resulting in an increase in the total fleet of at least 37% by Mar-2011. The airline expects to return two existing aircraft when their leases expire in 4Q2010/11. [more]
Tiger Airways: “As additional delivery positions have become available, presumably as other airlines have postponed some of their aircraft deliveries, we have seized the opportunity to advance delivery of two new aircraft into our fleet. With a newer, younger fleet, we will realise greater operational and cost efficiencies, further reducing our operating costs and enabling us to continue offering the lowest fares possible," Tony Davis, President and CEO. Source: Tiger Airways, 01-Jun-2010.