Looking to book a flight out of Australia? Jetstar is the obvious choice, as Australia's low-cost airline offering regional and international flights daily. A subsidiary of Qantas headquartered in Melbourne, Jetstar combines low-cost airfare, convenience, and excellent in-flight entertainment for the modern traveler.
As a traveler on a budget, the first thing that draws you to Jetstar is low ticket prices. What makes a customer loyal to Jetstar is its awesome services – from in-flight iPads to frequent flyer rewards!
Competitive Airfares: Jetstar's competitive airfares are a huge plus. Their best deals are on domestic flights in Australia and to New Zealand, beating out a lot of their competitor's prices. For example, if you want to go on an exotic vacation, you can fly from Sydney to Fiji for around $400! If you’re looking to fly within Australia, say for business or to visit friends or family, you’ll find even better prices. A flight from Melbourne to Sydney could cost you as little as $39!
Destinations: Based in Melbourne, Jetstar operates out of lots of Australian airports, including Brisbane, Perth, Sydney, Adelaide, Gold Coast, and more. This makes it very convenient to find a flight that will work for you, whether you’re going on a family vacation or a business trip. Jetstar even offers flights to destinations worldwide, including the United States, Thailand, China, Malaysia, and more.
Awards: How do you know Jetstar is worth your time and money? Well, Jetstar has won several awards for its awesome services. Skytrax named Jetstar the Best Low-Cost Airline for the Australia/Pacific region in 2007, 2009, and 2011. What’s even more impressive? In 2007, Skytrax named Jetstar the Best Low-Cost Airline Worldwide. With awards like this, you know you’re getting the best your money can buy. You can worry less about your trip and focus on having fun!
State of the Art Technology: Jetstar operates the biggest and the best aircraft, including three Airbus models (A320-200, A321-200, and A330-200) and the Boeing 787-8. On the A330-200, you have the option of flying Business Class. You’ll have the luxury of premium leather seats, more room for luggage, and even better, more room to stretch out. Business Class services include tasty meals and beverage options as well! With big planes like, Jetstar can offer lots of tickets and accommodate lots of passengers. You won’t have to worry about limited numbers of seats.
Entertainment: Not only does Jetstar fly the best planes, they offer the best options for in-flight entertainment. iPads! Jetstar is the first air carrier to offer iPads for passengers to use in-flight. The iPads come pre-loaded with awesome games, movies, and magazines, to keep you entertained through your flight. What can be better than that?
Frequent Flyer and Loyalty Programs: Flying with Jetstar pays off. When you fly Business Class, you earn Frequent Flyer points through Qantas’ program. You’ll even get access to Qantas lounges so you can relax while waiting for your flights.
With awesome benefits like low ticket prices, a wide variety of destinations, and state-of-the-art entertainment, Jetstar is obviously the right choice. Whether you’re flying within Australia or internationally, Jetstar can accommodate your needs.
Victorian Government offers Jetstar a multi-million dollar offer to maintain ... - CAPA - Centre for Aviation
Australia's Premier of Victoria Denis Napthine stated the Victorian Government has made a multi-million dollar offer to Jetstar Airways in a bid to entice the airline to maintain operations at Australia's Avalon Airport (Business Spectator, 06-Dec-2013).
Victoria offers Jetstar millions to maintain its Melbourne Avalon ops - ch-aviation.ch
Jetstar Airways (JQ, Melbourne Tullamarine) has been offered a multi-million dollar subsidy from the Victorian government to continue services out of Melbourne Avalon. Earlier this week, Jetstar had announced plans to quit the airport citing the under ...
Questions over Jetstar's future brings particular pain for Geelong - ABC Online
Jetstar's announcement that its reviewing its operations at Avalon airport is another blow to the industrial city of Geelong. It's suffered one of its worst years with the closure, scaling back and speculation of a downturn among the area's major employers ...
Jetstar aircraft loses cabin pressure - Otago Daily Times
A pressure malfunction on board a domestic Jetstar flight forced the plane to turn around and return to Wellington shortly after take-off this morning. Flight JQ246 from the capital to Auckland had 158 people on board. A spokesman from the airline said there ...
Qantas staff blame Jetstar for airline's woes - Sydney Morning Herald
Qantas staff have reacted angrily to news the company will shed 1000 jobs, blaming the company's heavy investment in Jetstar for redundancies they first heard about in the media. Australia's national carrier today announced it would axe at least 1000 jobs ...
Qantas Airways announces another 1000 job cuts - World Socialist Web Site
Qantas established Jetstar Australia in 2003 with the agreement of the trade unions. The subsidiary's pilots and flight crews received inferior conditions to Qantas staff. Qantas then launched a joint venture, low-cost subsidiary in Singapore, Jetstar Asia.
Jetstar to reveal new Boeing 787 routes next week? - Australian Business Traveller
The airline's first Boeing 787 is currently shuttling between its Melbourne base and the Gold Coast and Cairns as Jetstar completes a series of domestic flights to bed down the next-gen jet before it begins international service on the Melbourne-Bali route from ...
Jetstar flight returns to capital shortly after take off - Newstalk ZB
A Jetstar flight from Wellington to Auckland had to return to the capital shortly after take off this morning due to a pressure problem. Staff turned the plane around when they realised there was an issue with pressurising the cabin. Around 160 passengers were ...
Phuket Tipped as Dreamliner Destination for Aussie Flyers - Phuketwan
PHUKET: A boost is likely to come for Phuket next week if Jetstar names the Thai holiday island as being a chosen destination for its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Phuket is hotly tipped as likely to be picked for use of a Dreamliner in the new year.
Qantas confident of Jetstar Hong Kong with Pansy Ho leading negotiations with ... - CAPA - Centre for Aviation
Qantas CEO Alan Joyce said the carrier is more confident of gaining approval for the launch of Jetstar Hong Kong after Pansy Ho took over leading the negotiations with regulators (The Australian, 06-Dec-2013). Mr Joyce said, ";We believe that in terms of our ...