Just as well Tiger has stopped selling tickets: air safety regulator CASA has applied to keep the airline grounded until August 1. If CASA does complete its investigation before that point, Tiger may be allowed to resume flying, but only if it can demonstrate it “no longer poses a serious and imminent risk to air safety”. Ouch. Good thing there are other ways to score cheap tickets. [CASA]
Tiger Airways Grounded Until August 1
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