AUSTRALIAN MEDIA HAVE BEEN LAMPOONING TIGER AIRWAYS for abusing feline cliches in its press releases since it inaugurated services down under in November 2007: How the Singapore-based airline would "pounce on" its competitors and "claw its way" into the market. The scribes' mirth has been fueled by Tiger Airways Australia's modest domestic penetration despite the hefty clout of its core group owners, a phenomenon that has mystified many in one of the world's ...

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