Tag Archives: Tiger Airways (Indonesia)

How long will Tigerair continue to invest in Mandala Airlines?

Mandala Airlines (Tiger Airways Indonesia) (Jakarta) continues to lose money. As we previously reported, the airline was resurrected on April 5, 2012 as a joint venture between Tigerair (Singapore) (49%) and Saratoga Capital (51%) under the Tigerair brand. According to this report by Jakarta Post, Saratoga will continue to support the Indonesian carrier. There are unconfirmed reports that Tigerair will leave the joint venture.

Mandala suspended nine routes last month as it tries to cut its losses. The airline blamed high fuel costs.

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Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A320-232 PK-RMQ (msn 5335) approaches the runway at Bangkok. Under the joint venture, Mandala removed its very colorful Mandala logo on the tail and instead adopted Tiger stripes on the tail. It is still operating under the Mandala name but under the Tigerair low-fare business plan.

Mandala Airlines: AG Slide Show

Current Tigerair routes:

Tigerair 3.2014 Route Map

Mandala Airlines to acquire 18 additional Airbus A320s

Mandala Airlines (Tiger Airways Indonesia) (Jakarta) intends to acquire 18 additional Airbus A320s by 2014 according to its major stockholder and Today.

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Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing. Airbus A320-232 PK-RMP (msn 5073) arrives at Bangkok.

Mandala Airlines:

AG Slide Show

Route Map:

Mandala logo-2

 

Mandala 4:2013 Route Map

Mandala Airlines to relaunch operations in April as Tiger Airways Indonesia

Mandala Airlines (Jakarta) reactivated its AOC last month after Tiger Airways (Singapore) completed its acquisition of the 33 percent of the stock in January. Tiger has already leased Mandala two Airbus A320s. Operations will restart as Tiger Airways Indonesia in April 2012 according to this report by Reuters.

Mandala suspended operations on January 13, 2011.

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Copyright Photo: John Adlard. The colorful Mandala name and brand will be retired.