Jetstar takes off between Sydney and Queenstown

More Australians will be able to visit Queenstown with new low fare connections from Sydney introduced by Jetstar by the end of the year.

From 23 December, Jetstar will operate a twice-weekly Sydney-Queenstown flight with an every-day lead-in fare starting from NZD/AUD$199 one-way at Frequency of existing Melbourne-Queenstown services will also increase to three per week (an additional weekly service).

Jetstar’s every day lead-in Sydney-Queenstown fares are at least 30 per cent cheaper than existing fares on the route.

Jetstar Australia & NZ Chief Executive Officer David Hall said the airline was offering better value to customers by introducing low fares for travel between Sydney-Queenstown.

“Jetstar’s fares are consistently low, which makes it easier for people to travel and leaves them with more money to spend when they arrive,” Mr Hall said.

“As we keep expanding our network in New Zealand, and in fact right across the Asia Pacific region, we see our low fares enable people to travel more often. It shows the ability we have to put more tourist destinations and more visits to friends and family within reach,” he said.


Sale fares are now available at for travel Sydney-Queenstown from $139. The 24 hour sale commences at 12.01am (NZ time)/ 9.01pm (AUST time) on 26 September and ends at 11.59pm(NZ time) / 8.59pm (AUST time) 26 September 2011. #Terms and conditions apply. Visit


Sale fares from $99 for travel between Sydney-Queenstown will be available for 90 minutes from 9am 26 September 2011 (NZ time) / 6am 26 September 2011 (AUST time) at #Terms and conditions apply. Visit

The airline’s new twice weekly Sydney-Queenstown service will replace its existing twice weekly Gold Coast-Queenstown service, which will cease operations from 8 November 2011.

Jetstar’s Sydney-Queenstown schedule from 23 December 2011

Departure / Arrival Times shown

  • Sydney-Queenstown - JQ223 09.50 – 14.45 Monday, Friday
  • Queenstown-Sydney - JQ224 09.50 – 11.00 Monday, Friday
About Jetstar

About Jetstar Group

Jetstar first took to the skies in 2004 and has since flown more than 350 million customers across an extensive international and domestic network. The Jetstar Group is made up of Jetstar Airways (subsidiary of the Qantas Group) in Australia and New Zealand, Jetstar Asia in Singapore, and Jetstar Japan in Japan. A leading low-fares airline, Jetstar is committed to offering everyday low fares to enable more people to fly to more places, more often. As one of Asia Pacific’s fastest-growing airline brands, Jetstar was voted Best Low-Cost Airline in Asia Pacific in 2021 and was recognized for its excellent flight safety records and services when listed on the "2022 World's Top 10 LCC" released by Airline Ratings.