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Low demand for Tiger flights sapped viability

 

Tigerair CEO Rob Sharp has made it clear that "primarily demand and commercial viability of a route" were the most important factors which motivated the airline to cease flying to Alice Springs from Sydney and Melbourne on July 21. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: The resumption of Tiger flights was celebrated with grand hoopla in April last year.

Industry 'perplexed' at Tiger pull-out

 

 

The decision to cancel Tiger flights was sudden and unexpected from all parties in Central Australia, says Jaclyn Thorne (pictured) General Manager of Tourism Central Australia.

Tiger flights chop out of the blue

The announcement that Tiger flights to Alice Springs will cease again came out of the blue, and follows Tourism NT spending about $700,000 in the past 12 months promoting holidays in Central Australia with Tigerair. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Tiger will fly to Alice again

"Bigger and better Tiger Airways" will resume flights with four return services each from Melbourne and Sydney from April 9, according to Alice Springs airport manager Katie Cooper.

LETTER: Alice Springs may move closer to a healthy aviation market, says Conlan

Once some major boxes are ticked, Alice Springs is one step closer to having a healthy and competitive aviation market, writes Matt Conlan,

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