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Jetstar announces Melbourne to Zhengzhou flights

Aug 23, 2017 No Comments by

Jetstar Australia (JQ) has announced it will add flights from Melbourne Tullamarine (MEL) to Zhengzhou-Xinzheng (CGO). The QANTAS Group subsidiary airline will use two-class configured Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. The non-stop service is schedule to operate twice weekly from December 2017 is subject to regulatory approval. The flights are operated in collaboration with tour operator, […]

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QANTAS resumes services to Osaka-Kansai

Jul 27, 2017 No Comments by

QANTAS will resume services to Osaka Kansai (KIX). Flights will operate seasonally from Sydney to Kansai from 14 December 2017 to 24 March 2018 thrice weekly. The carrier will use two-class configured Airbus A330 aircraft. These flights will complement Jetstar’s 787 operated services from the Gold Coast and Cairns to Osaka. These new flights will […]

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Jetstar Hong Kong has its wings permanently clipped

Jun 25, 2015 No Comments by

Alan Joyce’s flawed “pan Asia” strategy has hit another road block with Hong Kong’s Air Transport Licence board rejecting Jetstar Hong Kong’s appeal to to obtain a licence. It would seem with this setback the fledgling start up will only ever be a “paper airline”. In their ruling, the authority issued this statement on 25 […]

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Jetstar launches 787 Gold Coast – China service

May 05, 2015 No Comments

Effective 29 September 2015, Jetstar Airways (JQ) will add Wuhan (WUH), China to its international network. The low cost carrier, wholly owned by QANTAS, will fly twice weekly from the Gold Coast/Coolangatta Airport to Wuhan using two-class 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. Flights are scheduled every Tuesday and Saturday. The Travel Daily Australia  (05 May 15)reports that the […]

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Jetstar Australia/NZ inaccuracies with cabin crew pay

Apr 16, 2015 No Comments

Jetstar Australia and New Zealand cabin crew, or “Team Members” as the wholly owned QANTAS subsidiary airline designates them, have been sent letters about inaccuracies relating to their remuneration. Essentially it relates to staff having been underpaid for work already undertaken. This letter, signed by the Head of HR Transformation, is being sent to staff […]

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Jetstar International adds new routes

Dec 17, 2014 No Comments

According to Travel Daily (Australia) Jetstar International will add a new non-stop thrice weekly service from Cains to Bali (Denpasar) effective 31 March 2015. Furthemore, the wholly-owned QANTAS Group subsidiary airline will add a four times weekly Melbourne Tullamarine – Wellington service from 30 March 2015 Domestically, the carrier will resume non-stop Gold Coast – Perth services […]

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Singapore Airlines launches A380 services to Auckland

Aug 11, 2014 No Comments

As part of the recently approved Singapore Airlines-Air New Zealand alliance, the Singaporean carrier will inaugurate A380 services for the first time from Singapore Changi to Auckland. Singapore Airlines operates twice daily services to Auckland using 777s. The SQ285 and SQ286 service will change from 777-300ER to A380 from 27 October 2014. Air New Zealand […]

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Japan Airlines again postpones 787 service to Sydney

Jun 18, 2014 No Comments

In a press release to the Australian travel industry issued 18 June 2014, Japan Airlines “confirms it will maintain current Boeing 777 with a three class configuration of Business class,Premium Economy class and Economy class service route until further.” This will be the second time Japan Airlines has postponed 787 service from Tokyo Narita to […]

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QANTAS’ commitment to Singapore: the numbers show a different story

Apr 09, 2014 No Comments

It’s now just on over a year since QANTAS aligned itself with Emirates and shifted its hub from Singapore’s Changi to Dubai for its London flights. There were strong concerns that the airline would almost abandon Singapore. QANTAS quickly put these concerns to rest with lots of press releases and quotes saying it was extremely […]

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Jetstar announces Brisbane – Honolulu flights

Apr 02, 2014 No Comments

Jetstar has announced it will commence Brisbane to Honolulu flights from 15 December 2014. Flights will be operated by two class Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Frequency will be thrice weekly during peak season and twice weekly at other times. These new services remain subject to Government and regulatory approval. This market has seen significant growth, with […]

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