Category Archives: Thai Tiger Airways

Thai Airways considers going ahead with a new LCC without Tiger Airways

Thai Airways International (Bangkok) is now consider going alone with plans to introduce a new low-cost carrier according to this article by Flightglobal.

Previously the airline partnered with Tiger Airways with the proposal to start Thai Tiger Airways in the first quarter of 2012. However this proposal remains mired in the formative stages.

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Copyright Photo: Wim Callaert. Please click on the photo for additional information.

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Thai Tiger Airways is born in Thailand

Thai Airways International (Bangkok) and a domestic partner will own 51 percent of Thai Tiger Airways Pte (Bangkok) which will commence low-fare operations in March 2011. Tiger Airways Holdings (Singapore) will own 49 percent of the new LCC. Thai Tiger Airways will fly domestic and international routes with Airbus A320s of up to five hours. The new joint venture is designed to go after rival Thai AirAsia. It is unclear what will happen to Nok Air in which Thai owns 39 percent.

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Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing. Tiger Airways’ Airbus A320-232 9V-TAE (msn 2724) prepares to land at the SIN base.