Tiger Airways names new Australian head honcho

first_imgTiger Airways has named a Managing Director for its Australian operations set to take over from Shelley Roberts when she leaves the airline in coming months.Crawford Rix, the former head of UK carrier bmibaby, will be relocating to Melbourne in order to assume the new position soon, though the exact start date of his employment is yet to be announced.“We are delighted that Crawford will be joining us later in the year.  With his experience and track record, he will be a great asset to the business,” said Tony Davis, Tiger Airways Holdings Group CEO.“Shelley has established Tiger Airways Australia as a major national airline, and led it from infancy to profitability.  After completing her hand-over to Crawford, she intends to take a well deserved break.”Tiger Airways started its Australian domestic operations in 2007 under the guidance of Chris Ward and Ms Roberts had assumed the helm in the middle of 2008. <a href=”http://www.etbtravelnews.global/click/164c6/” target=”_blank”><img src=”http://adsvr.travelads.biz/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=10&amp;cb=INSERT_RANDOM_NUMBER_HERE&amp;n=a5c63036″ border=”0″ alt=””></a> Source = e-Travel Blackboard: W.Xlast_img

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