The Jetstar Group is one of the largest low cost airline groups in the Asia Pacific by revenue and has flown more than 140 million passengers since it launched in 2004.
The Jetstar Group has grown from providing employment to 400 people in 2004 to about 7,600 across the Asia Pacific today.
Collectively the Jetstar Group offers more than 5,000 flights a week to 85 destinations in 18 countries and territories across the Asia Pacific region. The Group operates a fleet of more than 130 aircraft.
Jetstar's mission is to offer all day, every day low fares to enable more people to fly to more places, more often.
Jetstar is part of the Qantas Group's dual brand growth strategy, in which Qantas competes at the premium and business market and Jetstar focuses on leisure markets.
The Jetstar Group comprises:
As of October 2015 the Jetstar Group fleet consists of 132 aircraft.
Short haul (flights shorter than five hours):
Long haul (flights longer than five hours):
In August 2011 the Qantas Group placed an order for 110 Airbus A320s. The Jetstar Group has access to these aircraft to facilitate its growth. This includes 78 A320 NEOs (New Engine Option), which reduce fuel consumption by 15 per cent. Jetstar expects to take delivery of its first A320neo in the second half of 2016.
In total, Jetstar has about 150 aircraft on back order.
Collectively the Jetstar Group offers flights to more than 85 destinations in 18 countries and territories as outlined below.
Jetstar aims to have the lowest fares on all the routes it operates and backs every fare with a Price Beat Guarantee. Should any customer find a lower fare online, on the same day, same route and at a comparable time, Jetstar will beat the fare by 10 per cent.
Jetstar customers only pay for what they need. Customers can choose between two types of fares – Economy or Business (on selected international flights). Once a fare is selected customers have the option to add a bundle of extras, which can include checked baggage, seat selection, in-flight products, fare flexibility, lounge access and Qantas Frequent Flyer Points.
For domestic flights on Jetstar Australia and New Zealand, passengers may choose to purchase a variety of snacks and beverages. Depending on the length of the flight hot meals are also made available for purchase.
On Jetstar Asia’s short haul flights a variety of snacks, beverages, hot meals, comfort items and duty free goods are available for purchase.
On long haul flights (onboard the Airbus A330-200 or Boeing B787-8) economy class passengers can choose to pre-purchase a variety of meals, entertainment, and comfort options to customise their flight experience.
Business class passengers enjoy wide comfy leather seats in a separate cabin and inclusions such as meals, entertainment and comfort packs along with seat selection and additional baggage.
Business passengers who choose a Business Max bundle also benefit from lounge access, Qantas Frequent Flyer Points and Qantas Frequent Status credits.
The Jetstar Group has four codeshare partners on select Jetstar routes, being Qantas, Japan Airlines, Emirates and American Airlines.
The Jetstar Group has 40 interline partners: American Airlines; Aircalin; Air Canada; Air France; Air India; Air Niugini; Air Pacific; Air Tahiti Nui; Air Vanuatu; British Airways; Cathay Pacific; China Eastern; China Southern; Dragonair; Delta; El Al; Emirates; Ethiopian; Etihad; Finnair; Japan Airlines; Jet Airways; KLM; LAN Airlines; LAN Argentina; LAN Ecuador; LAN Peru; LAO Airlines; Lufthansa; Malaysian Airlines; Qantas; Qatar Airways; Royal Jordanian; Shanghai Airlines; SriLankan; Swiss; TAM; Turkish; United and Vietnam Airlines.
Best Perceived Value - Domestic Transportation Category 2014, 2013 (Japanese Customer Satisfaction Index Survey)
The Jetstar Group CEO is Gareth Evans.
CEOs of the Jetstar network of airlines are: Dean Salter (Jetstar Australia and New Zealand), Barathan Pasupathi (Jetstar Asia), Masaru Kataoka (Jetstar Japan), and Nguyen Quoc Phuong (Jetstar Pacific).
You can also read a short biography of each of these executives.
The Jetstar brand design is based on the Southern Cross constellation, with the orange star representing the smallest star of the Cross, Epsilon Crucis. The airline’s colours, orange, silver and black were chosen for their bold and modern feel.