Archive for Jetstar

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 by

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 by

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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Emirates code-shares with Jetstar

Feb 13, 2014 No Comments

Emirates Airlines and the Jetstar Group have finalised a code-share agreement. Emirates will place its EK flight code on Jetstar (Australia and New Zealand) and Jetstar Asia/Valuair flights around Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. The agreement also covers reciprocal frequent flyer agreements. Emirates Skywards members will be able to redeem and earn miles […]

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Jetstar Hong Kong faces more setbacks: up to 7 A320 aircraft grounded

Jan 10, 2014 No Comments

Jetstar Hong Kong, the proposed new fledgling start up airline, backed by The QANTAS Group, China Eastern and Shun Tak Holdings is facing further set backs. It seems unlikely that its operating licence will be approved any time soon therefore there is little chance of the airline starting operations this year. What is more concerning […]

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