Tag: Jetstar

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 16:37

The latest airline industry report estimated airline a la carte revenue at $65 billion worldwide for 2018. Each year IdeaWorksCompany analyses the ancillary revenue disclosures for airlines all over the ... Read More

Emirates links Phnom Penh and Bangkok with daily service from Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 21:06

Emirates will link Phnom Penh (PNH) and Bangkok (BKK) with its new daily service set to launch on June 1, 2019. The service from Dubai to Phnom Penh, via Bangkok, ... Read More

Emirates 2018: 192,000 flights and 59 million passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 02:59

Emirates carried over 59 million passengers on more than 192,000 flights in 2018. "We had our challenges in 2018, however, we continued to maximize opportunities by deploying our capacity to ... Read More

Virgin Australia’s Denpasar Christmas delivery for Darwin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 15:12

Virgin Australia has delivered just what Darwin International Airport wanted for Territorians this festive season, with the announcement of a new three times weekly, seasonal service to Denpasar, Bali starting ... Read More

Jetstar emergency landing in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 7, 2016 12:03

A Jetstar Airways flight JQ12 with 320 people onboard, which was flying from Tokyo to Australia’s Gold Coast, has made an emergency landing on the US island of Guam in ... Read More

Jetstar under fire over Thai cabin crew

editor editor- May 29, 2012 02:57

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. Read More

Jetstar chief: Budget airline market will shrink

editor editor- February 20, 2012 09:40

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. Read More

Tourism Australia and Jetstar woo Japanese tourists

editor editor- October 31, 2011 04:34

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. Read More

Jetstar passenger chokes to death on inflight meal

editor editor- September 6, 2011 04:06

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. Read More

Fuel surcharges blossom again at Southeast Asia budget carriers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2011 09:48

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

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

editor editor- August 18, 2010 03:54

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 31, 2010 11:09

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. Read More

Jetstar pilot’s texting during landing investigated

editor editor- June 14, 2010 01:07

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

JetStar to rent iPads on flights

editor editor- June 2, 2010 03:11

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 ... Read More

Jetstar to restart Cairns-Osaka flights

editor editor- March 30, 2010 04:37

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

Changi Airport Group And Jetstar Group Sign Air Hub Deal Supporting Flights Growth

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 31, 2010 14:32

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 ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2010 10:43

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 ... Read More

Paralympian drags himself through airport after airline takes his wheelchair

editor editor- November 27, 2009 05:09

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

Fiji’s economy to get boost from Chinese tourists

editor editor- October 28, 2009 05:24

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 ... Read More

Jetstar eyeing China, India flights

editor editor- October 7, 2009 06:20

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

Airline to name plane Princess Mary

editor editor- September 8, 2008 04:49

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. Read More

Jetstar facing whopping hotel bill

editor editor- September 2, 2008 10:01

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

Jetstar Asia introduces daily flights to Phnom Penh

editor editor- June 5, 2008 01:44

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 ... Read More

Valuair starts evening flights to Medan

editor editor- May 31, 2008 06:53

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, ... Read More

Jetstar Asia aids China earthquake survivors

editor editor- May 30, 2008 02:21

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. ... Read More

Australian airline prepares skilled migrant pilots

editor editor- May 27, 2008 06:01

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 ... Read More

Jetstar’s fake flyers check its standards

editor editor- February 15, 2008 05:14

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 ... Read More