Oct 30, 2012

Virgin grabs a Tiger’s tail to bite Qantas

Virgin Australia will swallow low-cost operator Tiger, the company has announced, in a deal that takes the fight up to Qantas like never before.

Ben Sandilands — Editor of Plane Talking

Ben Sandilands

Editor of Plane Talking

Having totally shocked the Australian airline sector this morning by buying control of Tiger Australia, Virgin Australia’s CEO (and former Qantas executive GM) John Borghetti said there was “more” and apparently “a lot more” to come.


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