Jetstar Airways' new CEO, Bruce Buchanan, downplayed the impact of Tiger Airways in the Australasian market, telling ATWOnline yesterday that his focus is on "bigger [low-cost] competitors with large fleets that have a significant impact on the market. There is only one or two in the Asian region and I don't put Tiger in that category." Virgin Blue operates more than 50 aircraft and has local market presence, while Kuala Lumpur-based AirAsia has 70 aircraft and has been frank about its ...

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