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Jetstar Asia’s long-haul plan could force SIA’s hand

Singapore could have a long-haul low-cost operation in two years if Jetstar Asia gets its way, and that will only be good for the country and its Changi Airport.The island has been marketing itself as a major regional air transport hub, and the authorities should welcome any move that enhances that reputation. Jetstar Asia’s plans […]

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Jetstar Asia throws gauntlet to Singapore competition

Jetstar Asia has been a relatively smallish low-cost player out of Singapore so far, but it is looking to dramatically change that in the coming weeks.The airline is set to announce an expansion of its services, including flights to mainland China, and will add three more aircraft in the next year.In addition, we could probably […]

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Liberalisation helps Changi Airport combat global economic downturn

Singapore’s Changi Airport is set to gain a major boost in traffic thanks to the new Singapore-Malaysia air services agreement announced recently. Airlines in Singapore and Malaysia have been quick to respond to the more liberalised air services agreement that opens new routes and allows more airlines to operate between the two countries. Today Qantas […]

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Jetstar Asia better off without Temasek

Yesterday afternoon Singapore’s international TV station Channel News Asia (CNA) interviewed me to get some analysis on Jetstar Asia’s ownership change. This change involves the Singapore Government’s investment arm Temasek Holdings selling its 33.5% stake in Singapore-based Jetstar Asia and the smaller shareholders are also selling out. It also means Qantas Airways is increasing its stake in Jetstar Asia to […]

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