Flight Check: Auckland to New Plymouth on Jetstar

The New Zealand Herald  2016-03-04 03:00:00

The plane: A 50-seat Bombardier Q300. This is a new visitor to the skies above Taranaki; Jetstar began services from Auckland to New Plymouth, Palmerston North and Nelson airports at the start of last ...

Qantas reports strongest financial results in 95-year history

Breaking Travel News  2016-02-23 10:38:26

Qantas today reported an underlying profit before tax of $921 million and a statutory profit before tax of $983 million for the six months ended December 31st, 2015. The underlying result is a record first-half ...

Drunk mob ordered off flight

The Australian  2016-02-22 23:26:00

A group of drunk and unruly passengers has been kicked off a Jetstar plane at Melbourne airport.

Jetstar workers reject pay deal

The Australian  2016-02-22 00:06:00

Baggage handlers at Qantas' budget airline Jetstar have rejected a deal to freeze staff wages for 18 months.

No action over pressure problem

The Australian  2016-02-11 13:00:00

ATSB has decided against investigating a Jetstar aircraft that was forced to return to Brisbane Airport

Jetstar woos handlers

The Australian  2016-02-04 13:00:00

Jetstar is bypassing the transport union and asking baggage handlers to end a pay dispute by voting for a pay freeze.

Jetstar adds three new regional routes, ups the competition

The New Zealand Herald  2016-01-31 22:23:20

Jetstar begins flying three new regional routes today.The airline is now flying between Nelson and Wellington; Palmerston North and Auckland, and New Plymouth and Auckland.This is the second regional route ...

Flight Check: Auckland to Dunedin on Jetstar

The New Zealand Herald  2016-01-29 00:00:00

The plane: An Airbus A320. On time: Pushed back right at 2.10pm. Cost: $258 return, booked just over a week in advance. My seat: The good news: It's an aisle seat - thanks Jetstar for

Air NZ: Domestic and international fares to drop

The New Zealand Herald  2016-01-26 04:23:30

Flying is about to get substantially cheaper, the head of Air New Zealand says.Lower fuel costs, an expanded fleet and increased competition from the likes of Jetstar would all pull down domestic and international ...

Report ranks the world?s safest airlines

USA Today  2016-01-06 19:05:18

Qantas topped list of the world's safest airlines for 2016. (Photo: Getty Images)Most travelers buy an airplane ticket based on price and schedule convenience.But before clicking the ...

Delays after Jetstar plane struck by lightning

The New Zealand Herald  2015-12-16 06:00:28

A Jetstar plane flying from Auckland en route to Sydney was struck by lightning today causing delays for passengers.A Jetstar spokesperson said the flight landed as normal and there were no reports of ...

'Jerking and shuddering' Jetstar flight turned around

The New Zealand Herald  2015-12-13 19:43:23

Sparks, bangs and a shuddering aircraft are not what most people want from a flight.But passengers on a Jetstar craft flying from Auckland to Dunedin on Saturday afternoon experienced exactly that. One ...

Stranded school kids return home

The New Zealand Herald  2015-12-13 01:05:06

A group of 50 school children who were left stranded at Wellington Airport overnight have returned to Auckland this morning.Jetstar originally informed the children they would not be able to get an alternative ...

Kids stranded at airport after last-minute Jetstar cancellation

The New Zealand Herald  2015-12-12 09:42:21

A group of 50 schoolchildren are stranded in Wellington Airport after their flight to Auckland was cancelled at the last minute.A parent of one of the children, who had been in Wellington for an orchestra ...

Father of Jetstar customer vows to never use airline

The New Zealand Herald  2015-12-08 23:20:28

The father of a Jetstar customer has vowed never to fly with the airline after it lost his daughter's bag for a few hours.Just yesterday the budget airline apologised to another Auckland woman whose bag, ...

Jetstar apologises to passenger who was left with no bag, no wedding dress for 11 days

The New Zealand Herald  2015-12-08 05:59:51

Jetstar took 11 days to find an Auckland woman's bag, with her wedding dress inside, after it was lost as she flew home from Christchurch.The bag turned up today and had been sitting at Auckland Airport ...

Singapore?s Changi Airport increases LCC services

Air Transport World  2015-12-04 18:40:00

Singapore?s Changi Airport will increase its international low-cost carrier (LCC) flights with the introduction of Jetstar Asia services to Indonesia and Tigerair services to India from early ...

Amazingly affordable destinations for winter 2015/16

USA Today  2015-12-03 13:05:01

Ashley Rossi, 8:05 a.m. EST December 3, 2015AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext Slide1 scoured destinations and deals for weeks ...

oneworld expands Global Explorer options with Jetstar deal

Breaking Travel News  2015-12-01 10:17:39

Jetstar Asia, Jetstar Japan and Jetstar Pacific are adding their networks to Global Explorer, the round-the-world fare offered by oneworld member airlines. Jetstar?s Australian airline already participates ...

Virgin, Jetstar ?misled customers?

The Australian  2015-11-17 07:50:00

Virgin Australia and Jetstar engaged in misleading conduct over "drip pricing'' practices that left consumers confused.