Ozair From Australia, joined Jan 2005, 1204 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (10 years 4 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 5829 times:
Something had to save Jetstar Asia as it is going down the tube fast. New aircraft keep being fobbed off on lease as they struggle to fill their current aircraft.
Quoting DAYflyer (Thread starter): Jetstar and Valuair face stiff competition from Tiger Airways, as well as from Indonesia's Lion Air, Malaysia's AirAsia and Thailand's Nok Air.
Is it just me or is there just way too many low cost carriers in the Singapore area? Surely such a small population (and lack of a middle class in surrounding countries) cannot support these services as well as Singapore Airlines.
BBD From Australia, joined Sep 2001, 62 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 4 months 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 5694 times:
In reporting the story, The Australian newspaper has also stated that ".....sources in Singapore have confirmed to The Australian that Qantas is also in discussions with Malaysia's AirAsia, the largest discount carrier in Southeast Asia, over the creation of a cut-price airline group that would have hubs at every major destination in the region. AirAsia almost derailed the Jetstar Asia-Valuair deal last week after it was reported that the Malaysian carrier was prepared to inject $S20 million into Valuair....."