Tiger Airways has cancelled fully-booked pre-Easter flights after the aviation regulator raised serious safety concerns. A Melbourne-Sydney flight due to leave at 11.50am today has been cancelled, while Melbourne-Brisbane service scheduled to leave at 6.15am today was cancelled earlier this morning leaving people trying to get away or home for Easter stranded. Both aircraft were booked to near capacity and alternate services will not be available until Saturday. A Tiger spokeswoman apologised, saying only that Tiger’s decision had been made for “operational reasons”. This development comes after the Civil Aviation Safety Authority threatened to ground Tiger over serious safety and

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