Virgin Australia 737-800. By Rob Finlayson Virgin Australia (DJ) has acquired 60% of Tiger Airways Australia (TT), 100% of Australian regional Skywest Airlines (XR) and has sold a 10% stake to Singapore Airlines (SIA). DJ said the deals will accelerate growth, diversify earning and intensify competition in Australia. If approved, Virgin Australia Group will grow to 139 aircraft and more than 9,000 employees. “The acquisition of Tiger Australia and Skywest provides Virgin ...

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