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Sunday, 3 July 2011

CASA suspends Tiger Airways

Tiger Airways domestic flights suspended for one week
The Civil Aviation Safety Authority has ordered Tiger Airways to cease
operating all Australian domestic services until next Saturday 09 Jul,
while it "conducts further investigations into two recent operational
incidents".

Passengers with domestic bookings between now and 0600 on Sat 09 Jul are
being told not to go to the airport, and will be offered a full refund or
credit for deferred travel, the carrier said.

Tiger said its services to and from Singapore are not affected and
continue to normally.

"Tiger Airways continues to cooperate fully with the industry regulator
and safety underpins our operations at all times," the carrier insisted.

The airline apologised for the inconvenience caused to its passengers,
saying it was committed to resolving the issue, assisting CASA and to
resuming services as soon as possible.

More details in Monday's Travel Daily.

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