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Jetstar under fire over Thai cabin crew

Airline cabin crew recruited in Thailand have allegedly been staffing domestic routes in Australia for Jetstar - for half the cost of the budget airline's local staff.

Jetstar chief: Budget airline market will shrink

Travelers can expect more niche players to disappear from the low-cost airline market as they either fail or are absorbed by bigger carriers, Jetstar chief executive Bruce Buchanan has predicted.

Tourism Australia and Jetstar woo Japanese tourists

Tourism Australia and Jetstar will spend A$10 million ($13 million) on a Japanese advertising campaign in an effort to boost tourist numbers devastated by Japan's earthquake and tsunami.

Jetstar passenger chokes to death on inflight meal

A distressed passenger sat with her boyfriend's body for more than nine hours after watching him choke during the Jetstar flight from Singapore to Auckland.

Fuel surcharges blossom again at Southeast Asia budget carriers

BANGKOK (eTN) - Last Tuesday marked an end to a marketing trump that AirAsia had been branding for over two years.

New agreement between Jetstar and Tourism Western Australia to boost visitors...

A new agreement between Tourism Western Australia (WA) and Jetstar is set to increase visitor numbers to Perth from the east coast.

Budget carriers give Singapore its first one‐million visitor arrivals in a...

SINGAPORE- The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) celebrated a major milestone in Singapore’s inbound tourism arrivals today – achieving its first one‐million visitor arrivals in a single month.

Jetstar pilot’s texting during landing investigated

The pilot of a no-frills Australian airline is being investigated over claims he was texting on his mobile phone during landing.

JetStar to rent iPads on flights

Would you rent an Apple iPad on a flight? An Australian airline thinks so. JetStar, a low-cost airline, will launch a trial to rent an iPad on flights for $10 a pop.

Jetstar to restart Cairns-Osaka flights

Jetstar will reintroduce direct flights between Cairns in far north Queensland and the Japanese city of Osaka this week.

Changi Airport Group And Jetstar Group Sign Air Hub Deal Supporting...

28 January 2010 – Changi Airport Group (CAG) and Jetstar signed an agreement today to launch a strategic partnership that will see Jetstar continue to make Singapore Changi Airport its largest air h

AirAsia Group and Jet Star form first low cost airlines’ world...

In a world first for low cost airlines, Jetstar and AirAsia announced today they would form a new alliance that would reduce costs, pool expertise and ultimately result in cheaper fares for both carri

Paralympian drags himself through airport after airline takes his wheelchair

A paralympic champion who dragged himself through an airport after a budget airline made him check in his wheelchair has received an apology.

Fiji’s economy to get boost from Chinese tourists

SUVA - The Fiji government and tourism stakeholders said on Tuesday they expect tourism numbers to boom with increased airlines servicing Fiji and a direct flight from China to the Fiji resort city of

Jetstar eyeing China, India flights

The head of the low-cost airline Jetstar, Bruce Buchanan, has aid that the airline is eying route-related opportunities in China and India.

Airline to name plane Princess Mary

A recent visit by Crown Princess Mary of Denmark to her home country of Australia created such a flurry of excitement, even a local airline was starstruck.

Jetstar facing whopping hotel bill

Jetstar faces a hotel bill of more than $110,000 after 194 Australians spent four days stranded on the Thai island of Phuket.

Jetstar Asia introduces daily flights to Phnom Penh

Visiting Cambodia’s two major cities of Siem Reap and Phnom Penh will soon be more affordable and enjoyable. Starting July 28, 2008, Jetstar Asia passengers flying to Cambodia can enjoy stopovers in the historical city of Siem Reap besides traveling on direct flights to Phnom Penh.

Valuair starts evening flights to Medan

Beginning June 2, 2008, Valuair will offer three weekly morning and three evening flights to Medan instead of its current six times weekly morning flights. With this new flight schedule, passengers traveling to Medan can expect more convenience and connectivity.

Jetstar Asia aids China earthquake survivors

Jetstar Asia has embarked on a donation drive on selected flights to provide aid to survivors of the horrific earthquake that rocked Sichuan province in China on May 12, 2008. Jetstar Asia is the first and only airline in Singapore to organize an in-flight donation drive for the earthquake survivors.

Australian airline prepares skilled migrant pilots

The Australian airline Jetstar is preparing to employ 75 foreign pilots under the federal government's temporary skilled migration visa.Jetstar's general manager of corporate relations, Simon Westaway, says the airline needs the extra pilots to cope with its expansion, especially the use of wide-bodied jets throughout Asia.

Jetstar’s fake flyers check its standards

Jetstar is employing "mystery shoppers" to travel on its network and check service standards.The move comes as the Qantas offshoot has eclipsed Europe's easyJet and Ryanair in terms of its growth profile and is heading for more than 100 aircraft in 2012.