26 May '11, 9pm

SIA's LCC move seen as positive: SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines' (SIA) plan to launch a budget carrier for mediu...

SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines' (SIA) plan to launch a budget carrier for medium and long-haul routes within the next 12 months underlines structural changes in the airline industry where the higher profitability, low- cost model becomes an attractive business option, according to industry players. Most industry observers do not think that the new lost-cost carrier (LCC) will encroach upon SIA's existing business since the new venture will be marketed independently of its premium segment. Mr Paul Yong, vice-president of Equity Research at DBS Vickers, said: "We don't expect cannibalisation to be direct because the pricing between the two product offerings is quite different. SIA has clearly announced that this new venture will be managed and branded independently of their current product, so we don't think there'll be a dilution impact from this move. But of course they ha...

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