Newsroom Jetstar (NewZealand)

2018
17
May
2018
Jetstar has announced a pilot recruitment program for its regional operations in New Zealand to provide the best and brightest aviation students with a flying start to their career. The recruitment pathway is open to aviation students at Massey Un...
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2017
10
February
2017
The Qantas Group has welcomed the New Zealand government’s announcement naming both Jetstar and Qantas as contracted suppliers for government air travel, commencing 1 March 2017. It’s the first time Jetstar has been named as an official supplier u...
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2016
23
November
2016
An economic impact report estimates that additional visitor spending following Jetstar’s expansion to Nelson, Napier, New Plymouth and Palmerston North will result in GDP growth of up to $40 million for the regions in the first year of operation. ...
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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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08
June
2016
Jetstar is celebrating seven years of domestic flying in New Zealand with one of its biggest-ever birthday sales. ...
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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
01
December
2015
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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28
October
2015
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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31
August
2015
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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12
August
2015
The first of five Jetstar Q300 turbo-prop aircraft to be painted in Jetstar livery rolled out of the paint shop in Townsville this week in preparation for regional services in New Zealand later this year. The aircraft were formerly used by QantasL...
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12
August
2015
Nearly 95% of regional flyers say Jetstar’s planned new services are a good idea Two out of three travellers believe current regional flights don’t offer value for money 68% of regional flyers have driven to another city to catc...
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25
June
2015
Earn Qantas Points on all Jetstar New Zealand domestic flights*, across all fare types New Zealanders can join Qantas Frequent Flyer for free until 31 December 2015 Meetings with regional destination representatives underway New Zealander...
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18
June
2015
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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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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09
March
2015
Discovery Foundation awarded $30,000 Jetstar Flying Start grant Funds enable teen residential camp and children’s weekend programme in Christchurch Programmes build youth self-confidence and self-esteem The Discovery Fou...
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05
March
2015
We’re pleased to let you know that once again we’re the most on-time domestic airline in New Zealand. Last year we were the most punctual domestic carrier in 9 out of 12 months with a monthly average of 90.2% of our domestic flights departing with...
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24
February
2015
Airline on-time performance results confirm that Jetstar was New Zealand’s most punctual domestic airline in 2014. Figures show that Jetstar flights were the most on time of the two major domestic carriers in 9 out of 12 months last year. The 2...
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2014
12
December
2014
Jetstar has launched the first of two new routes between the Gold Coast and New Zealand today ahead of the festive holidays and peak summer travel season. The low fares airline will operate three flights a week between Gold Coast-Wellington and th...
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01
October
2014
Jetstar is calling on Air New Zealand to reinstate domestic on-time performance results in its monthly operating updates to the New Zealand Stock Exchange.In August 2009 Air New Zealand publicly announced that its domestic on-time performance, which ...
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23
September
2014
New promotional campaign highlights Jetstar’s strong domestic on-time performance $25 voucher if a domestic flight arrives more than 10 minutes later than scheduled* Voucher campaign will run for eight days on all domestic routes starting todayJetst...
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15
September
2014
Emirates and Jetstar have announced the expansion of their codeshare and frequent flyer relationship, to 30 routes across the Asia Pacific region providing more choice to Emirates customers.From 26 October 2014*, Emirates will grow its codeshare on J...
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09
September
2014
Jetstar will offer Gold Coast residents low fares to two exciting New Zealand destinations from December 2014.The low fares airline today announced it will start flying three times a week between Gold Coast-Queenstown from 13 December 2014^ and three...
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August
2014
Jetstar was New Zealand’s most punctual domestic airline in the first half of 2014* Leading on-time performance for the 12 months ended June 2014* Punctuality improvement delivers higher customer satisfaction for the low fares carrierJetstar has hel...
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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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13
February
2014
Emirates and Jetstar have announced an agreement which is set to open up new destinations for Emirates passengers across Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia as the Dubai-based airline continues to connect people, places and passions.Emirates’ ...
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2013
16
December
2013
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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20
November
2013
We’ve been working hard to continuously improve our service in New Zealand - and it shows. Figures from the two major domestic carriers show that Jetstar achieved New Zealand’s best domestic airline on-time performance (for departures within 10 minut...
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05
April
2013
5 million* domestic customers since 2009 launch Over 35,000 flights and nearly one million seats sold for $50 or less $5 domestic fare sale** to celebrate for 1 hour this morning on selected routes Jetstar today celebrated flying 5 millio...
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05
February
2013
Experienced aviation executive Grant Kerr to be Head of New Zealand New position joins a strengthened local leadership team Further Jetstar commitment to New Zealanders that low fares are here for the long-haul Jetstar today announced the...
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2012
30
November
2012
Jetstar is pleased to announce Kevin Chappell from Auckland is the winner of the “WIN a Phuket Holiday” competition draw. Congratulations to Kevin! ...
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