Taiwan’s China Airlines and Singapore-based budget carrier Tigerair will launch a low-cost carrier (LCC) joint venture (JV)—Tigerair Taiwan—which is expected to begin operations at the end of 2014. China Airlines chairman Sun Huang-Hsiang said the JV should “stimulate demand in the civil aviation market here, usher in a new era for the local aviation industry and create Taiwan’s first LCC.” Tigerair CEO Koay Peng-Yen said the agreement will “help us ...

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