Tiger Airways opened its new terminal at Melbourne Tullamarine in addition to initiating a fare war, with transcontinental routes such as MEL-Perth going on sale for A$39.95 ($35.90) and flights from MEL to Gold Coast running A$19.95. CEO Tony Davis told media in Melbourne that 15,000 seats will be available at those fare levels. Tiger will launch domestic services next month in Australia with five A320s (ATWOnline, July 18).

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