All posts tagged: Jetstar Asia

Jetstar Asia expands network in October

Jetstar will serve eight cities across Southeast Asia in October, operating over 100 flights in the month. While the number of destinations has not increased over September, Jetstar Asia will operate more flights this month, with increases in frequency to Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur. The eight cities it will serve in October are: Cambodia: Phnom Penh Indonesia: Jakarta Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur, Penang Thailand: Bangkok The Philippines: Clark, Manila Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City The full schedule Sector Flight no. Days of ops Dep Arr Flight time Aircraft Singapore – Bangkok^ 3K513 Mon, Fri 1910 2040 2h 30m A320 Bangkok – Singapore 3K514 Mon, Fri 2120 0050(+1) 2h 30m A320 Singapore – Clark* 3K775 Wed 0920 1300 3h 40m A320 Clark – Singapore* 3K776 Wed 1400 1740 3h 40m A320 Ho Chi Minh City – Singapore@ 3K556 Sat 0855 1155 2h A320 Singapore – Jakarta 3K201 Mon, Thu, Sat 0755 0900 2h 5m A320 3K205# Sun 2000 2055 1h 55m A320 Jakarta – Singapore 3K202 Mon, Thu, Sat 0940 1240 2h A320 3K206# Sun 2135 0025(+1) …

Qantas slashes 6,000 jobs, including 180 at Jetstar Asia

Jetstar Asia will also be returning five aircraft, reducing fleet size to 13 aircraft. Qantas announced today its post-Covid-19 plans, which include a reduction in workforce as well as issuance of new shares to raise more cash for the airline. The airline is also targeting to reduce its cost by A$15 billion over the next three years. Key to this announcement was a 20% reduction in the Qantas workforce, translating to 6,000 jobs, and continuing to place another 15,000 employees on no-pay leave. Qantas will also be raising up to A$1.9 billion in equity through issuance of new shares. Three-year strategy Qantas Group announced a three-year plan to accelerate its recovery from the havoc that Covid-19 wrecked upon global travel. The plan is aimed towards future profitability, long-term shareholder value and to preserve as many jobs as possible. Qantas’ three-pronged approach can be outlined as follow: Rightsize the Group’s workforce, fleet and other costs according to demand projections, with the ability to scale up as flying returns. Restructure to deliver ongoing cost savings and efficiencies across the …

Jetstar Asia extends cancellations through 31 Jul

The Singapore-Colombo launch is also postponed until 26 Oct Jetstar Asia announced yesterday (18 Jun) that it will be cancelling all flights up to 31 Jul, except for the five weekly services that it has been operating in the past weeks. In addition, the Singapore-Colombo service which was to be launched on 1 Jul will also be pushed back to commence from 26 Oct 2020. As again, all impacted Jetstar Asia passengers will be offered a refund to the full value of their untraveled booking in the form of a travel credit voucher. Jetstar Asia has already announced an enhancement to its credit vouchers, extending the validity from the original six months to a year. The credit voucher can also be used in multiple bookings. Note that passengers with a booking to/from the Philippines, Australia, Sri Lanka or Japan are requested to wait to receive a letter from Jetstar regarding available options, which will likely include a cash refunds as protected until local consumer laws. Jetstar Asia services still operating Since late April, Jetstar has been operating …

Jetstar Asia extends validity of credit vouchers to 12 months

The vouchers were previously only valid for six months from date of issue. Many people are probably be holding on to a handful of travel credit vouchers from airlines, given the spate of cancellations that happened since Covid-19 hit the world in a big way. As the pandemic stretches out and continue to batter the aviation industry, Jetstar has updated its policy around the credit vouchers that it has earlier issued for cancellations. Jetstar Asia extends the validity of vouchers to 12 months Good news to those who are holding Jetstar Asia credit vouchers: the validity of the vouchers have been extended from six to 12 months, from the date of voucher issue. In addition, the credit voucher can now be used over several transactions, instead of a single one under its usual terms and conditions. This news was made known in an email to customers today: We wanted to let you know that we’ve made the Jetstar credit voucher you received for booking [redacted] even more flexible. From today, all new and existing unused …

Singapore LCCs operating to five cities in April, May

Scoot to operate only two routes in Apr & May; Jetstar Asia offers three routes since 21 Apr While Singapore Airlines maintain a minimum link to key cities around the world, Singapore-based low cost carriers – Scoot & Jetstar Asia – has also quietly recommenced some services this month. Scoot Scoot began suspending flights since February, and subsequently suspended all services since late March. The airline will operate to two cities, Hong Kong and Perth, three times a week in both April and May. The full schedule as follow: Sector Flight no. Days of ops Dep Arr Flight time Aircraft Singapore – Hong Kong TR980 Tue, Fri, Sun 1415 1820 4h 5m B787-9 Hong Kong – Singapore TR981 Tue, Fri, Sun 1920 2315 3h 55m B787-9 Singapore – Perth TR8 Tue 1200 1710 5h 10m B787-9 TR16 Fri 1530 2035 5h 5m B787-9 TR8 Sun 1200 1700 5h B787-9 Perth – Singapore TR9 Tue 1810 2345 5h 35m B787-9 TR17 Fri 2150 0315(+1) 5h 25m B787-9 TR9 Sun 1800 2320 5h 20m B787-9 The airline …