Tiger Airways appoints Standard Chartered Bank as the lead arranger for financing of two A320s
Tiger Airways appointed Standard Chartered Bank as the lead arranger of its financing for the purchase of two A320 aircraft (Dow Jones, 04-Jan-2010/Business Times, 06-Jan-2010). France's Coface is to back the transaction. CEO, Tony Davis, stated the carrier now plans to finance future aircraft “in a similar fashion”. The first of the A320s will arrive ahead of the planned launch of services to Hong Kong in Feb-2010 – see Route Change Table for more information.