Tiger Airways has announced it will create a secondary base at Sydney, Australia. The budget airline plans to have three Airbus A320 aircraft based at Sydney International Airport by July, which will add as many as 10 more return flights every day.
Tiger Airways is currently working to reestablish its services and reputation in Australia after the airline was grounded for 6 weeks in 2011 due to safety issues. By order of the Australia Civil Aviation Safety Authority, Tiger is currently limited to 38 flights per day, but that will increase to 64 in October 2012.
Tiger also plans to add another Airbus A320 to its fleet in order to improve its on time performance.
“Three aircraft operating from our second Australian base will provide up to 3,600 extra seats a day through Sydney Airport”, the boss of Tiger Airways Australian operations, Andrew David, said in a statement.