Tiger Airways - updates

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Singapore Airlines adds flights, launches new destination

Jan 06, 2016 - 3:07 PM

SIA increases flight frequencies to Bangkok Colombo Milan Rome Sydney Ahmedabad Mumbai and adds Düsseldorf to its network

ADDITIONAL FLIGHTS. An Airbus A330-300 aircraft will be operated from Singapore to Bangkok, adding nearly 2,000 seats per week on the route. Photo from Singapore Airlines website

Cebu Pacific bans hoverboards due to safety concerns

Dec 21, 2015 - 2:33 PM

All battery operated personal transportation devices will not be accepted for check in or hand carry starting December 21

BANNED. Cebu Pacific also advises passengers that hoverboards will not be stored for safekeeping in the airport and ticket offices.

Cebu Pacific, Cebgo flew 6M passengers January-April

Jun 13, 2015 - 12:31 PM

Tycoon John Gokongwei expects his airlines to carry 18 million passengers this year

PASSENGER SURGE. New long-haul routes and lower fares on domestic routes are seen to attract more passengers this year, Cebu Pacific president John Gokongwei says

Singapore Airlines Q4 net profit surges 47%

May 14, 2015 - 9:51 PM

Asia’s third largest carrier by market says full year profits were dragged down by ‘weaker share of results from joint venture and associated companies’

Philippines signs new air agreement with Australia

May 01, 2015 - 9:37 AM

The new air pact increases the seat entitlements between the Philippines and Australia to 9 300 seats from the current 6 300 seats per week

Cebu Pacific flies 16.87M passengers in 2014

Feb 10, 2015 - 9:46 PM

The budget carriers achieve passenger growth notably due to its increased presence in the Middle East Japan and Australia

Cebu Pacific, Tigerair sustain growth for Jan-Oct

Nov 25, 2014 - 3:44 PM

The Gokongwei airlines are also on track to meet the target of 17 million passengers for 2014

Singapore Airlines half-year profit down 55.5%

Nov 07, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Considered a bellwether for the industry the airline’s net profit as of September 30 is pulled down by heavy losses in Tiger Airways and warns of a challenging outlook ahead

Cebu Pacific, Tigerair passenger volume up 14.6% Jan-Aug

Oct 14, 2014 - 3:43 PM

The carriers flew 11 26 million passengers in the first 8 months of 2014 – 14 6 higher than the 9 83 million passengers in the same period in 2013

Air passenger volume up 9.5% in H1

Sep 24, 2014 - 2:36 PM

Air traffic in the country has been growing by double digit levels since 2005 except for 2013

Cebu Pacific website offers Tigerair destinations

Sep 04, 2014 - 6:41 PM

Passengers can now cross book flights of either airlines through their websites

Images from EPA

Cebu Pacific passenger volume growth slows in June

Jul 30, 2014 - 11:17 PM

The Gokongwei led carrier and unit Tigerair PH target to service 17 million passengers for the whole year

 SOARING HIGH IN 1H 2014. Despite the passenger volume decline in June, Cebu Pacific posted a 7.6% growth for the first half of 2014. File photo from Airbus

Tigerair Philippines launches new domestic routes

Jul 25, 2014 - 9:58 AM

The 4 new routes are expected to serve passengers in time for the peak travel season in the Philippines

Images from EPA

Cebu Pacific, Tigerair create biggest interline network of flights

Jul 23, 2014 - 11:25 AM

The partnership expands the Asia Pacific network of both airlines

Images from EPA

Cebu Pacific, Tigerair seek more flight seats for Macau route

Jul 15, 2014 - 3:53 PM

The airlines are boosting flights between Manila and Macau

MORE SEATS. Cebu Pacific and unit Tigerair Philippines seek more seats for Manila-Macau flights. File photo from Airbus

Cebu Pacific, Tigerair seek flights to Myanmar

Jun 13, 2014 - 2:20 PM

The low cost carriers eye 1 260 weekly seats each as the Philippines and Myanmar sign a new air pact

MYANMAR-BOUND. Cebu Pacific and unit Tigerair Philippines seek to secure Manila-Yangon route. File photo from Airbus

Malaysia to open new budget airport in MH370 shadow

Apr 30, 2014 - 1:30 PM

The new Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 budget terminal will begin operations May 2 with an initial 56 flights

AirAsia Zest unfazed by CebuPac-Tiger teamup

Feb 13, 2014 - 5:50 PM

AirAsia s Maan Hontiveros says the consolidation in the airline industry makes them an alternative airline for consumers

UNFAZED. AirAsia isn't bothered by Cebu Pacific's acquisition of TigerAir Philippines. File photo by KD Suarez/Rappler

Cebu Pacific buying Tigerair PH for $15M

Jan 08, 2014 - 10:13 AM

The airlines form a strategic alliance to strengthen their position in the competitive regional market

Cebu Pacific in talks with Tigerair for possible acquisition

Jan 04, 2014 - 7:57 AM

Cebu Pacific would like to take advantage of growth and profit opportunities by forging strategic alliances with other companies including Tigerair

Photo courtesy of Airbus

Tigerair halts Manila-Phuket flights

Dec 16, 2013 - 7:08 PM

Tiger Airways Philippines temporarily halts its Manila to Phuket flights due to low load factor

TIGER AIRWAYS. The budget airline temporarily stops its Manila to Phuket flights. Photo from Tiger Airways

Cebu Pacific, Tiger seek higher fuel charges

Aug 09, 2013 - 4:34 PM

Cebu Pacific wants to increase fuel surcharge for Manila Macau flights to 25 Tiger want to increase the same charge for Manila Phuket flights to P2 500

Tiger Airways PH aims to triple revenues

Jun 27, 2013 - 4:49 PM

The former South East Asian Airlines or Seair aims to reach revenues of P5 billion in 2013 around 3 times what it made in 2012

TIGER REBRANDED. Newly branded Tiger Airways Philippines caters to the growing middle class market. Photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler

Tiger Airways' PH, Indonesia expansion plans okd

Mar 25, 2013 - 12:23 PM

The shareholders of Singapore company Tiger Airways Holdings approved a rights issue worth 237 9 million to support the maturing process of its operations in PH and Indonesia

REGIONAL EXPANSION. Tiger Airways plans to raise $237.9-M to finance its plans for regional expansion. Photo from AFP

Tiger Airways raises funds for PH, Indonesia expansion

Mar 08, 2013 - 12:45 PM

Budget carrier Tiger Airways plans to raise 297 million for expansion plans in Indonesia and the Philippines

REGIONAL EXPANSION. Tiger Airways plans to raise $297-M to finance its plans for regional expansion. Photo from AFP

Virgin Australia sells stake to Singapore, pounces on Tiger

Oct 30, 2012 - 12:07 PM

Virgin Australia buys the stake for Aus 35 million US 36 million

BUYING BINGE. Singapore Airlines acquires 10% of Virgin Australia, which, in turn, buys 60% of Tiger Airways Australia. Photo courtesy of AFP

Tiger Air completes purchase of 40% stake in SEAir

Aug 14, 2012 - 9:06 AM

Singapore Airlines budget arm Tiger Airways Holdings Ltd announced the completion of its acquisition of the maximum allowed foreign stake in local carrier South East Asian Airlines Inc SEAir the 5th largest player in an industry of 6

Singapore builds new, larger budget terminal

Mar 18, 2012 - 11:39 AM

Changi Airport will demolish the current Budget Terminal to make way for a larger Terminal 4 as part of Singapore s preparations for open skies regime in 2015