Jetstar’s 11th 787-8 enters service

Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKL at Melbourne Airport on September 13. (Victor Pody)

Jetstar’s transition to an all Boeing 787-8 long-haul fleet is almost complete after the low-cost carrier’s 11th and final Dreamliner on firm order entered revenue service over the weekend. The aircraft, VH-VKL, operated its first commercial flight on Saturday as JQ37 from Sydney to Bali, with the 787 … [Read more...]

Jetstar’s Wuhan service set for takeoff

Jetstar's newest 787-8, VH-VKI, at Melbourne Airport on February 8 2015. (Victor Pody)

Jetstar has secured the necessary traffic rights to begin nonstop flights from the Gold Coast to Wuhan due to take off in late September. Australia’s International Air Services Commission (IASC) has approved the application from Jetstar’s parent company Qantas for “unlimited passenger capacity between … [Read more...]