Newsroom Jetstar (Melbourne)

2017
07
December
2017
The inaugural flight JQ68 is one of two weekly return Boeing 787 services which will bring an additional 35,000 Chinese tourists to Australia each year.  ...
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10
May
2017
Jetstar’s new flights to Vietnam will take off for the first time today, providing Australian travellers with the only low-cost direct fares to the popular South East Asian destination. ...
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19
January
2017
Budget conscious holidaymakers can tick Vietnam off their bucket list, with Jetstar launching Australia’s only low fares direct flights to Ho Chi Minh City. ...
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2016
12
December
2016
Jetstar has today announced it will boost the number of flights to the Whitsunday Coast, as the holiday hotspot continues to skyrocket in popularity. New direct flights from Sydney will take off to the Whitsunday Coast three times per week from Ap...
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24
June
2016
Jetstar will become the first international airline to operate after-dark flights to Queenstown when its Melbourne-Queenstown service touches down in the southern lakes resort at 7.20pm this evening. The inaugural winter evening service is over 90...
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06
April
2016
Jetstar will start trans-Tasman winter evening flights in and out of Queenstown from June this year, providing travellers with more flexibility to take a winter break in the resort town. Subject to regulatory approval, Jetstar will operate a daily...
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2015
23
December
2015
Last minute holidays for families and solo travellers aren’t out of reach with return trips between capital cities and coastal getaways still available at bargain prices. Jetstar has tens of thousands of airfares available across Australia for les...
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12
November
2015
On 10 November 2015 Jetstar commenced flying from its new domestic home at Melbourne Airport, Terminal 4, in a move that will provide customers with a vastly improved travel experience. This video showcases the customer benefits of this new, state...
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12
November
2015
On Tuesday, 10 November we moved into Terminal 4 - our new domestic home at Melbourne Airport. Here’s a quick look at what’s so cool about T4. More information: ‘What to expect at T4’ ...
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10
November
2015
Jetstar moves domestic flying to and from Melbourne Airport to Terminal 4* Improved customer experience with less queues and more facilities Victorian customers to benefit with more flights over Christmas, Easter and school holidays Jetst...
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09
November
2015
Starting Tuesday, 10 November all our domestic flights to and from Melbourne will arrive and depart from the new, state-of-the-art Terminal 4 at Melbourne Airport (except for the handful of domestic flights numbered JQ1 to JQ399 that depart from the ...
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22
October
2015
You may have heard that on 10 November we’ll be moving into the brand new, state-of-the-art Terminal 4 (T4) at Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport. From that day onwards all our domestic flights to and from Melbourne will arrive and depart from this t...
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06
August
2015
Jetstar has introduced the first long haul low-fares five weekly service on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner between Singapore and Melbourne. Passengers on flight JQ8 departing this evening from Singapore to Melbourne are the first Jetstar customers to f...
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31
March
2015
Jetstar celebrated a new milestone on its trans-Tasman network this morning with the arrival of its first Melbourne-Wellington flight. The new service touched down in the capital from Melbourne shortly after 6:00am, marking the start of a regular ...
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2014
16
December
2014
Australia’s first direct low fares service from Brisbane to Honolulu took off today with more than 270 passengers bound for the land of luaus and leisure.Jetstar’s newest international route from Brisbane will be serviced by Airbus A330 aircraft up t...
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13
August
2014
Jetstar and the Tasmanian Government have today announced a commitment to invest up to $600,000 in co-operative marketing funds over the next 12 months to attract more visitors to Launceston and Hobart across all four seasons.Jetstar Australia and Ne...
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29
June
2014
Jetstar’s Melbourne to Ayers Rock Airport (Uluru) service is proving to be a hit with today’s inaugural flight JQ 664 departing Tullamarine at full capacity.The introduction of the route has seen Jetstar become the first low fares carrier to offer fl...
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30
April
2014
Jetstar is celebrating the launch of its first direct service between Melbourne and Tokyo (Narita) after flight JQ 23 took off from Melbourne Airport last night.Jetstar Australia and New Zealand Chief Executive Officer David Hall said it was an excit...
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26
March
2014
Jetstar adds 15,000 extra seats between Australia and Queenstown Melbourne-Queenstown daily and Sydney-Queenstown 5 per week in July/August Further growth for New Zealand’s tourism industryJetstar has added 15,000 extra international seats between A...
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11
March
2014
Jetstar to launch four times weekly return services between Melbourne and Uluru from 29 June 2014 Jetstar’s existing Sydney-Uluru route increased to a daily service from 28 June 2014 From 29 June 2014, Jetstar will offer just under 4,000 seats a wee...
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04
February
2014
Jetstar has today announced its Melbourne to Phuket route will be serviced by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner from 9 February 2014.*The announcement of the newest 787 route closely follows the commencement of Dreamliner services between Sydney and Phuket yes...
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2013
18
December
2013
Jetstar operates first international flight with its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner New Brisbane-Bali route to launch from 16 April 2014* 787 to fly on Sydney-Bali and Sydney-Phuket markets in 2014* Jetstar will today mark a new chapter in Aus...
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14
December
2013
Jetstar’s inaugural Melbourne-Phuket flight took off this afternoon marking the commencement of the first non-stop low fares services between the two destinations. Jetstar Australia and New Zealand CEO David Hall said the airline’s newest long hau...
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13
December
2013
Jetstar awards $30,000 to not-for-profit organisation, The Song Room Disadvantaged children to benefit from opportunity WA & SA community groups can apply now Melbourne-based not-for-profit organisation, The Song Room has been awarded as ...
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12
December
2013
Jetstar has become the first airline to operate a flight to the Sunshine Coast using the airport’s new Smart Tracking technology. Smart Tracking, or Required Navigation Performance (RNP), guides aircraft along precise flight paths using flight man...
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11
December
2013
Jetstar has today confirmed it plans to continue operating domestic services to and from Avalon Airport until April 2015 after reaching an in principle agreement with the Victorian Government and the operators of Avalon airport. The decision follo...
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11
December
2013
Jetstar introduces non-stop flights between Melbourne and Tokyo (Narita) The launch heralds the first direct service between the cities since 2008 Victorian travellers set to benefit from convenient connections to Jetstar Japan network Je...
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13
November
2013
A new chapter of Australian aviation began today with Jetstar’s first commercial Boeing 787 Dreamliner service taking to the skies. Passengers onboard JQ432 from Melbourne to the Gold Coast are the first of thousands of Jetstar customers booked to...
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09
October
2013
Australian aviation history was made today when Jetstar’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner touched down in Melbourne following a 13,000 kilometre journey from Boeing’s Everett factory in Seattle. Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce and Jetstar Group CEO Jayne ...
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07
October
2013
Customers wanting to be the first to fly on Jetstar’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be able to take to the skies with the announcement of the airline’s first domestic services from Melbourne to the Gold Coast and Cairns. The announcement of domestic ...
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