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Jetstar expands network and boosts capacity in Southeast Asia

written by australianaviation.com.au | September 4, 2013

Jetstar Asia will use two newly-delivered A320s, similar to the one above, to mount the new services. (Dave Parer)

With the addition of two new aircraft to its fleet, Jetstar Asia has announced an additional 18 weekly services from Singapore to Cambodia, Indonesia and China.

From October 27 the schedule will include the addition of two flights per week from Singapore to Bali making it a daily service, the launch of three direct services from Singapore to Phnom Penh, An additional weekly flight from Singapore to Hangzhou and Shantou respectively, and four more flights per week from Singapore to Medan. Jetstar Asia will also add four more flights a week to Jakarta, bringing to 25 the number of weekly services to the Indonesian capital.

Jetstar Asia’s CEO Bara Pasupathi said that the new capacity is a result of adding two new A320s to the fleet in Singapore.

“Since 2009, we have been acquiring aircraft at an average rate of two per year. In financial year 2013, Jetstar Asia welcomed six new A320s as part of a fleet renewal exercise,” Pasupathi said.

“Our focus on expanding our Southeast Asia network and schedule gives our customers as well as our codeshare and interline passengers, greater choice and access to some of Asia’s most exciting holiday destinations.”


Boosting services to popular destinations in Cambodia, Indonesia and China will see Jetstar Asia carry more than four million passengers before the end of 2013.

Jetstar Asia now operates 19 aircraft with an average fleet age of 3.3 years.

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