Newsroom Jetstar (Launch)

2017
10
May
2017
| 01:43 Australia/Melbourne
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
| 19:45 Australia/Melbourne
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
| 01:59 Australia/Melbourne
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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28
March
2016
| 15:00 Australia/Melbourne
Geelong travellers will have better access to even more Australian holiday hot spots from today as Jetstar starts new services to Hobart and Adelaide from Avalon Airport. The low fares airline announced its four weekly Hobart and three weekly Adel...
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22
March
2016
| 01:40 Australia/Melbourne
Jetstar flights from Auckland to Rarotonga begin this evening and tourism officials are predicting the new services could boost tourism earnings in the Pacific paradise by over $20 million a year. Today’s inaugural flight marks the first time in m...
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01
February
2016
| 02:28 Australia/Melbourne
Jetstar adds Auckland to New Plymouth and Palmerston North, and Nelson-Wellington Passenger numbers jump in Nelson and Napier on the back of new regional flights Strong December and January loads of over 90 percent More New Zealanders tha...
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20
January
2016
| 09:45 Australia/Melbourne
First Japanese low cost carrier to operate direct services from three Japanese ports to Manila Travellers from Japan will now have up to seven services a week to fly to Manila 2,000 seats available at a special sale of JPY990 Jetstar Japa...
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2015
08
December
2015
| 22:00 Australia/Melbourne
Jetstar announces new flights from Avalon to Hobart and Adelaide Four flights a week to Hobart and three flights a week to Adelaide New services commence from 27 March 2016 in time for Easter school holidays Jetstar will offer flights to ...
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01
December
2015
| 19:00 Australia/Melbourne
Regional travellers celebrate as low fares touch down around the country Over 150 new jobs created as Jetstar expands Special launch day ‘Return for Free’ sale^ on regional network Low fares travel in the regions becomes a reality today a...
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12
November
2015
| 07:24 Australia/Melbourne
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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28
October
2015
| 07:24 Australia/Melbourne
Dunedin Airport welcomed its first new domestic jet service in more than four years this afternoon with the arrival of the inaugural Jetstar flight from the capital to the southern city. The new Wellington-Dunedin service is Jetstar’s sixth domest...
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26
October
2015
| 22:13 Australia/Melbourne
Jetstar’s newest Avalon route is off to a flying start with its inaugural flight to the Gold Coast departing at near capacity this morning, full of locals on their way to sunny Southeast Queensland. Jetstar Australia and New Zealand CEO David Hall...
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15
October
2015
| 04:40 Australia/Melbourne
Jetstar Japan to launch three routes between Japan and Taiwan Flights to increase to daily by the end of the year First airline to operate flights between Nagoya and Taipei Jetstar Japan, the largest low cost carrier (LCC) in Japan, has a...
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30
September
2015
| 02:02 Australia/Melbourne
Jetstar has this morning welcomed its first nonstop flight from mainland China to Australia. The low fares airline’s inaugural Wuhan-Gold Coast service landed at Gold Coast Airport with more than 300 Chinese visitors onboard to mark a strong start...
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02
September
2015
| 02:13 Australia/Melbourne
Jetstar’s first international flight from Townsville to depart for Bali this evening More than 10,000 seats booked since fares went on sale in April 2015 Special ‘Return for Free’ sale running until 11:59pm 2 September 2015 Jetstar’s firs...
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31
August
2015
| 23:16 Australia/Melbourne
Jetstar announces low fares to four new regional destinations, five routes Flights on sale now to Nelson, Napier, New Plymouth and Palmerston North Launch sale fares start from $9^ one-way Jetstar today unveiled its new regional network i...
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06
August
2015
| 10:42 Australia/Melbourne
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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25
June
2015
| 03:23 Australia/Melbourne
The inaugural Jetstar flight from Melbourne to Whitsunday Coast (JQ 832) arrived this morning near full capacity ahead of the busy mid-year school holidays. Jetstar is the only low fares airline flying this route direct and from today will operate...
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24
June
2015
| 06:37 Australia/Melbourne
Jetstar Japan launches Narita-Hong Kong – 1 June 2015 Jetstar Japan continues to expand its international network with the launch of direct services between Tokyo’s Narita Airport and Hong Kong on 1 June. Three return services operate each week, i...
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18
June
2015
| 04:25 Australia/Melbourne
Jetstar services to regional New Zealand starting in December this year. New flights will bring low fares competition to monopoly domestic routes around the country. A network of at least four initial regional destinations operated by Q300 tur...
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18
June
2015
| 01:01 Australia/Melbourne
Jetstar has responded to community calls for flights to South East Queensland by announcing it will begin daily return services between Avalon and the Gold Coast from 26 October 2015. The launch of the Avalon-Gold Coast service is the first of two...
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05
May
2015
| 03:10 Australia/Melbourne
Jetstar to operate two-times weekly service between Gold Coast and Wuhan (China) Flights delivered in partnership with Chinese company Dalian Wanda Group Additional 1800 seats offered on domestic network for Queen’s Birthday weekend Jetst...
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24
April
2015
| 04:00 Australia/Melbourne
Jetstar has today announced the launch of its first international service from Townsville with flights to Bali set to commence from 2 September 2015.* The three times weekly service will deliver more than 50,000 seats between Townsville and Bali e...
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31
March
2015
| 22:05 Australia/Melbourne
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
17
December
2014
| 01:00 Australia/Melbourne
Jetstar becomes the first low fares airline to fly Cairns-Bali nonstop with three service a week from 31 March 2015* First low fares carrier to fly Melbourne-Wellington with four services a week from 30 March 2015* Gold Coast to Perth flights rei...
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16
December
2014
| 02:00 Australia/Melbourne
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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2013
18
December
2013
| 02:00 Australia/Melbourne
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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16
December
2013
| 02:00 Australia/Melbourne
Jetstar’s first international service to South Australia begins today Now flying to four Australian destinations from New Zealand Special first flight sale with one-way fares at $169* Jetstar’s inaugural Auckland-Adelaide flight took off ...
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14
December
2013
| 02:00 Australia/Melbourne
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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11
December
2013
| 14:00 Australia/Melbourne
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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