Saturday April 19, 2014

Jetstar launches BNE-DPS 787 services

Jetstar launches BNE-DPS 787 services

Jetstar has become the first commercial Boeing 787 operator at Brisbane Airport with the launch of its new services to and from Bali. The four times a week service will add nearly 3000 seats to the sector. The airline now has three 787s in service, with... [Continue reading]

Jetstar announces BNE to Hawaii flights

Jetstar announces BNE to Hawaii flights

Jetstar has announced it will commence direct flights between Brisbane and Honolulu from December 15. The Qantas subsidiary says the flights, which are still subject to regulatory approval, will initially be operated by Airbus A330 equipment, but will switch... [Continue reading]

Jetstar announces Melbourne-Ayers Rock and Mackay-Gold Coast flights

Jetstar announces Melbourne-Ayers Rock and Mackay-Gold Coast flights

Jetstar is adding two new direct routes to its Australian domestic network, with daily Gold Coast-Mackay services starting June 28 and four times weekly Melbourne-Ayers Rock flights commencing on June 29. The announcements will see Jetstar become the... [Continue reading]

Jetstar’s interim Auckland 787 service touches down

Jetstar’s interim Auckland 787 service touches down

Jetstar has begun operating the 787 on the trans-Tasman on an interim basis through until March 28 as it continues to build crew experience on the new Boeing twinjet. The Qantas Group’s low-cost carrier will operate the 335-seat 787-8 three times... [Continue reading]

Emirates and Jetstar to codeshare

Emirates and Jetstar to codeshare

Emirates and Jetstar have announced an agreement to codeshare on a number of different services. The agreement will see Emirates flight numbers placed on a number of routes operated by Jetstar Australia and New Zealand, and on Jetstar Asia. Members of... [Continue reading]

Jetstar fined for workplace breaches

Jetstar fined for workplace breaches

Action taken against Jetstar by the Fair Work Ombudsman in the Federal Court has seen the airline fined a total of $90,000 for unlawfully charging six cadet pilots for training costs and making deductions from their wages. The six pilots were recruited... [Continue reading]

Jetstar to start MEL-HKT 787 services

Jetstar to start MEL-HKT 787 services

A third Boeing 787-8 entered service with Jetstar in late January, allowing the airline to announce services between Melbourne and Phuket will be operated by the Dreamliner from February 9. The new aircraft – VH-VKD – joins -VKA and -VKB in the Jetstar... [Continue reading]

Jetstar Hong Kong considers A320 sales

Jetstar Hong Kong considers A320 sales

Jetstar is considering the sale and leaseback of some of the seven Airbus A320s it has in storage pending start-up approval for its Jetstar Hong Kong franchise. Seven A320s bound for Jetstar Hong Kong are parked at Airbus’s Toulouse, France plant... [Continue reading]

Jetstar plans flights from Brisbane to Bali with 787

Jetstar plans flights from Brisbane to Bali with 787

Jetstar is to launch new services between Brisbane and Bali using the Boeing 787. The airline stated that it would become the first scheduled 787 operator into Indonesia as it completed its inaugural international service using the aircraft on Wednesday,... [Continue reading]

Jetstar showcases 787 with Melbourne to Auckland flights

Jetstar showcases 787 with Melbourne to Auckland flights

Jetstar plans to operate the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the Melbourne to Auckland route for a month early next year. The aircraft will be used for three trans-Tasman services a week between February 26 and March 28. Jetstar took delivery of its first 787... [Continue reading]

Jetstar first to take up Smart Tracking at Sunshine Coast

Jetstar first to take up Smart Tracking at Sunshine Coast

Jetstar has become the first airline to operate a flight to the Sunshine Coast using the airport’s new Smart Tracking Technology, or Required Navigation Performance (RNP), which guides aircraft along precise flight paths using flight management... [Continue reading]

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