Jetstar News

oneworld expands Global Explorer options with Jetstar deal

oneworld expands Global Explorer options with Jetstar deal

Jetstar Asia, Jetstar Japan and Jetstar Pacific are adding their networks to Global Explorer, the round-the-world fare offered by oneworld member airlines. Jetstar’s Australian airline already participates in the fare. The addition of these three carriers’ routes, from today, will bring more than 15 new destinations, two key Asian hubs – in Ho Chi Minh City and Singapore – and dozens more routes on board Global Explorer.

LAN Airlines signs codeshare deal with Jetstar

LAN Airlines signs codeshare deal with Jetstar

2nd Oct 2015 Airline News

LAN Airlines, a member of LATAM Airlines Group, the largest airline group in Latin America, and Jetstar Airways, an affiliate of Qantas, have signed a codeshare agreement to complement the current agreements that LAN Airlines maintains with Qantas, effectively strengthening the connectivity between South America and Oceania. Through the codeshare agreement, starting today, LAN Airlines passengers can access 15 new destinations offered by the Australian carrier within Australia and New Zealand.

Qantas smarts after Hong Kong rejects Jetstar application

Qantas smarts after Hong Kong rejects Jetstar application

26th Jun 2015 Airline News

Qantas Group has said it will work with its fellow shareholders in Jetstar Hong Kong to review the enterprise, following the Air Transport Licensing Authority’s decision to reject the local carrier’s application to establish an operation in Hong Kong. Jetstar Hong Kong – a joint venture between Shun Tak Holdings, China Eastern Airlines and the Qantas Group – was announced in March 2012.

Emirates and Jetstar expand codeshare deal

Emirates and Jetstar expand codeshare deal

15th Sep 2014 Airline News

Emirates and Jetstar have announced the expansion of their codeshare and frequent flyer relationship, to 30 routes across the Asia Pacific region providing more choice to Emirates customers. From October 26th, Emirates will grow its codeshare on Jetstar to include Jetstar Airways services between Melbourne and Ayers Rock (Uluru), Christchurch to Wellington in New Zealand and three new destinations in south-east Asia from Jetstar Asia’s hub in Singapore.

Jetstar in hot water over ‘flush your drugs’ comments

Jetstar in hot water over ‘flush your drugs’ comments

30th Jul 2014 Airline News

Low-cost carrier JetStar has apologised to passengers after a steward on board a Sydney-bound flight told passengers to “flush anything you shouldn’t have”. The plane was returning from the Gold Coast, with many passengers having attended the Splendour in The Grass music festival, held near tourist spot Byron Bay.

Ash cloud halts Australia flights

Ash cloud halts Australia flights

31st May 2014 Airline News

Hundreds of passengers are facing travel disruption after a volcanic eruption in Indonesia sent ash clouds over the region, forcing airlines to cancel flights to and from Northern Australia.

Emirates signs codeshare with Jetstar

Emirates signs codeshare with Jetstar

14th Feb 2014 Airline News

Emirates and Jetstar have announced an agreement which is set to open up new destinations for Emirates passengers across Australia, New Zealand and south-east Asia. Emirates’ code will now be placed on a number of routes operated by Jetstar Airways in Australia and New Zealand and Jetstar Asia, giving passengers access to 27 new routes and six new destinations such as Bali in Indonesia, Byron Bay in Australia, Dunedin in New Zealand and Siem Reap in Cambodia.

Jetstar receives first Australian Dreamliner from Boeing

Jetstar receives first Australian Dreamliner from Boeing

8th Oct 2013 Airline News

Boeing and Jetstar Airways celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first 787 today, which is also the first Dreamliner for Australia. “Today is a historic milestone for the Qantas Group and Jetstar as we welcome the most advanced passenger aircraft ever constructed to the fleet,” said Qantas Group chief executive Alan Joyce.

Jetstar Japan to operate 24 new Airbus A320s

Jetstar Japan to operate 24 new Airbus A320s

16th Jul 2012 Airline News

Jetstar Japan has finalised arrangements with five lessors so it can purchase and lease 24 new Airbus A320 aircraft. All of the aircraft, scheduled to be delivered to the airline in the next three years, have been sourced through the Qantas Group’s existing fleet orders, allowing access to early delivery slots.