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Tiger Airways seeks regulatory change to enable trans-Tasman service launch

4-Nov-2010 10:45 AM

Tiger Airways MD Tony Davis reiterated the airline's desire for regulatory changes to enable Tiger Airways Australia to launch international operations from Australia, particularly to New Zealand (The Australian, 04-Nov-2010). He added that Tiger would help mitigate any competition issues in relation to the proposed alliance between Virgin Blue and Air New Zealand on trans-Tasman routes, adding that it was "absolutely nonsensical" that Tiger is currently excluded.

Tiger Airways: "I think it's pro-consumer, it's clearly going to have a positive impact on reducing air fares and it helps mitigate some of the obvious anti-consumer impacts of allowing the No 2 and No 3 airlines in the market to combine their activities," Tony Davis, MD. Source: The Australian, 04-Nov-2010.