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    Jetstar to shift six A320s from Japan to Australia

    2021-03-10T11:42:00Z

    Low-cost carrier group Jetstar is to “temporarily” move six Airbus A320s from its Jetstar Japan unit to its Australian operation, as the latter’s relatively strong domestic market provides an outlet for capacity.

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    Jetstar 787 biocide treatment led to dual engine thrust roll-back

    2020-06-29T09:32:00Z

    Japanese investigators believe biocide treatment of fuel on a Jetstar Airways Boeing 787-8 led to the aircraft’s losing thrust in both engines during a service to Osaka’s Kansai airport two days later. The aircraft (VH-VKJ) had departed Cairns on 29 March last year. As it descended through 16,100ft ...

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    Qantas grounds eight A380s for six months

    2020-03-09T23:06:00Z

    Australia’s Qantas Group is to ground eight Airbus A380s for six months, as it cuts capacity by nearly a quarter over the period to September 2020. Only two A380s will remain flying, because two others are undergoing scheduled maintenance and cabin upgrades. The measures follow the continuing downturn ...

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    Inaccurate manual speed calculations led to Jetstar A320 overspeed

    2020-02-24T08:52:00Z

    Incorrectly calculated take-off speeds caused a Jetstar Airbus A320 to suffer flap and landing gear retraction overspeeds, Australian aviation safety investigators have revealed. Releasing the final investigation report into the 2018 incident, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) says the flight crew also did not independently verify and cross ...

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    Jetstar carriers in codeshare partnership with Air France-KLM

    2020-01-02T07:52:00Z

    Jetstar and Jetstar Asia have signed codesharing agreements with Air France and KLM for flight connections in Singapore and Denpasar. . The deal allows KLM to place its code on Jetstar-operated flights from Denpasar to four Australian destinations, the carrier says. Meanwhile, Air France and ...

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    Jetstar strike accelerates fleet review

    2019-12-16T07:51:00Z

    Jetstar estimates that ongoing industrial action will impact its earnings by about A$20-25 million ($14-17 million) and may take three Boeing 787-8 out of its fleet to maintain profitability. The budget carrier says it has identified three 787-8s that are currently serving “loss-making and marginal international routes” and will ...

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    Industrial action forces Jetstar Airways to cancel flights

    2019-12-11T06:07:00Z

    Jetstar Airways has been forced to cancel 90 flights scheduled for this weekend due to planned industrial action by the low-cost carrier’s pilots. More than 90% of the Australian Federation of Air Pilots (AFAP) Jetstar pilot members voted for four-hour stoppages on 14 and 15 December. AFAP represents 80% ...

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    Jetstar first low-cost carrier to fly Australia-South Korea

    2019-12-09T03:15:00Z

    Jetstar Airways is the first LCC to fly between Australia and South Korea, having launched direct services between Gold Coast airport and Seoul Incheon.

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    Qantas aligns with Asia growth

    2019-11-26T04:07:00Z

    Asia remains a long-term growth opportunity for Qantas Group, with Qantas and Jetstar “playing where we can win in Asia”, investors were told at the Group’s recent investor day.

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    Jetstar confirms November end for regional NZ routes

    2019-10-16T01:49:09Z

    Jetstar will operate its last turboprop flight in New Zealand on 30 November, confirming its intention announced one month ago.

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    Jetstar to wind up regional NZ operations

    2019-09-25T01:52:00Z

    Jetstar has signalled that it intends to end its regional turboprop services in New Zealand from the end of November, citing continued losses on the routes.

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    Qantas upbeat despite full-year profit drop

    2019-08-22T02:12:35Z

    Qantas will focus on matching capacity to mixed demand conditions across its major markets after revealing a 17% fall in full-year underlying profit before tax to A$1.3 billion ($881 million).

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    Qantas Group commits to taking 36 Airbus A321XLRs

    2019-06-19T03:37:36Z

    ​Qantas has committed to taking 36 Airbus A321XLRs in an update to its orders for A320neo family aircraft.

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    Jetstar shows interest in A321XLR for Australia-Japan routes

    2019-06-03T02:19:41Z

    ​Jetstar has shown interest in the proposed Airbus A321XLR to potentially open up new routes between northern Australia and Japan.

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    Jetstar to launch Gold Coast-Seoul route in December

    2019-05-03T01:19:42Z

    ​Australian budget carrier Jetstar will launch thrice-weekly services between the Gold Coast and Seoul Incheon from 8 December.

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    Osaka-bound Jetstar 787 lost thrust in both engines

    2019-04-03T17:52:00Z

    Japanese investigators are proving a loss of thrust in both engines on a Jetstar Boeing 787-8 during its approach to Osaka’s Kansai airport.

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    Jetstar A320 thrust reverse problem traced back to missed pin

    2019-03-25T03:18:20Z

    ​A Jetstar Airbus A320 was unable to deploy its thrust reversers during a landing at Sydney on 20 September 2018, after engineers forgot to remove a maintenance pin during an earlier maintenance task.

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    Qantas first half profit declines 19% on higher fuel cost

    2019-02-21T04:12:32Z

    Qantas's underlying profit before tax for the six months to December 2018 fell 19% to A$780 million ($559 million), as higher fuel costs offset increases in revenue..

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    Qantas revenue rise offsets higher costs in Q1

    2018-10-25T01:31:00Z

    Qantas reported a 6.3% rise in revenue to A$4.41 billion ($3.12 billion) for the quarter ended 30 September, with the record result helping to offset higher fuel and other operating costs.

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    ​ANALYSIS: How the world's long-haul low-cost airlines are faring

    2018-10-08T13:56:00Z

    The collapse of Primera Air has once again shone a spotlight on the viability of the long-haul low-cost airline model.