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Jetstar announces Brisbane – Honolulu flights

Apr 02, 2014 No Comments by

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 by

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 by

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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Jetstar announces new 787 flights from Sydney and Brisbane

Dec 18, 2013 No Comments

Jetstar confirms it will operate the 787-8 Dreamliner international services from Sydney and Brisbane in 2014. Starting on 15 January 2014, the carrier will replace the current A330 operated flights from Sydney to Denpasar (Bali) and Sydney to Phuket with the Dreamliner. The airline will also launch a new non-stop flight from Brisbane to Denpasar […]

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Jetstar commences 787 DreamLiner services

Nov 13, 2013 No Comments

Jetstar will commence domestic passenger flights today, 13 November with its 787-8 Dreamliner. Flight JQ 432 will leave Melbourne Tullamarine at 1100 arriving at the Gold Coast at 1205. The 787 arrived on 09 October and has been performing a series of route proving flights primarily from Melbourne to Cairns and the Gold Coast. For the next […]

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Jetstar 787 – inaugural flight setback

Oct 11, 2013 No Comments

Jetstar’s 787 has already experienced some set backs. A route proving non revenue flight from Melbourne to the Gold Coast today, 11 October has been cancelled. The reason is unknown. Jetstar’s first commercial revenue flight was slated to commence on 13 November from Melbourne to Cairns as flight JQ 944. In a very subtle manner […]

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Jetstar 787 “Dreamliner” arrives on 09 October 2013

Oct 04, 2013 No Comments

Jetstar’s long awaited 787-8 “Dreamliner” will finally arrive in Melbourne Tullamarine next week. QANTAS Group CEO Alan Joyce, Jetstar Group CEO Jayne Hrdlicka along with a select group of people will be on this special delivery flight from Boeing’s Paine Field, Everett, USA. The specially numbered fight JQ7878 is scheduled to leave Paine Field on […]

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Jetstar announces Adelaide – Bali flights from 18 December 2013

Oct 03, 2013 No Comments

Jetstar is set to announce its second international destination from Adelaide, with the launch of flights to Denpasar, Bali from 18 December 2013. Flights are set to operate thrice weekly with single class Airbus A320 aircraft. Virgin Australia already operates five weekly services to Bali from Adelaide offering two class 737 services. As previously announced, Jetstar […]

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Cathay Pacific declares Jetstar Hong Kong’s application as breaching ‘Basic Law’

Sep 05, 2013 No Comments

Cathay Pacific in a press release issued 05 September 2013 has declared that fledgling start up airline Jetstar Hong Kong’s application “would violate Basic Law and undermine Hong Kong’s economy”. Jetstar Hong Kong’s recent application for authority for an ambitious 129 routes to 13 countries from its proposed Hong Kong hub seems questionable, particularly when […]

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Jetstar A330 international network update

Sep 05, 2013 No Comments

Jetstar has announced Airbus A330 service updates: – introduction of a new Melbourne Tullamarine – Phuket service twice weekly from 14DEC13 – will increase to thrice weekly from March 2014 -additional services Melbourne Tullamarine to Honolulu increasing from thrice weekly to four times weekly from 19DEC13 -additional service Melbourne Tullamarine – Singapore from five weekly […]

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