jetstar - updates

Rappler's latest stories on jetstar


Qantas grounds planes, CEO foregoes pay as coronavirus spreads

Mar 10, 2020 - 1:55 PM

Qantas chief executive officer Alan Joyce will forego his salary for the rest of the financial year

Qantas cuts flights to Asia as coronavirus hits profits

Feb 20, 2020 - 8:55 PM

As the novel coronavirus outbreak hurts demand, Qantas reduces flights to Asia by 16% for at least 3 months

QANTAS. Photo from Qantas website

LOOK: Jetstar plane removed from NAIA runway

Dec 14, 2019 - 1:01 PM

(UPDATED) Runway operations resume at 11:10 am, less than 9 hours after the plane overshot a turn as it prepared for takeoff, causing it to veer toward the grassy portion of the runway

REMOVED. Jetstar's A320 aircraft is towed to safety after its nose wheel got stuck in the grassy portion of Runway 13/31 at NAIA on December 14, 2019. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

Canceled flights due to Jetstar runway mishap

Dec 14, 2019 - 10:07 AM

(UPDATED) Check the list of canceled flights here

Jetstar plane stuck at NAIA runway

Dec 14, 2019 - 8:00 AM

(5th UPDATE) The Tokyo-bound plane gets stuck at the grassy portion of the runway following a mishap during takeoff. Airport authorities say the incident is expected to have a 'very minimal' effect on runway operations.

Engine shut down as smoke fills cabin of Jetstar flight

Sep 23, 2016 - 3:00 PM

The captain decided to shut down one of the engines as a precaution and divert the aircraft to Brisbane says a spokesman for the Australian budget airline

Airbus A320 file photo from Wikimedia Commons

Vietnam carriers sign $6.5B, 40-plane deal – Airbus

Sep 06, 2016 - 12:05 PM

Low cost private airline VietJet known for its bikini clad hostesses bought 20 planes while national carrier Vietnam Airlines and budget airline Jetstar Pacific bought 10 each

In this file photo, Vietnamese officials walk up into an Airbus A350-900 XWB during a ceremony marking the reception of the first new Airbus A350-900 XWB by Vietnam Airlines at Hanoi's Noi Bai international airport on July 2, 2015. Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP

Fight in flight: Aussies' drunken brawl causes plane to divert to Indonesia

Jul 21, 2016 - 7:13 PM

The men were removed from the flight due to their behavior

DEPLANED. A Jetstart flight was forced to divert to Bali due to a rowdy brawl among Australian passengers. Photo by Jetstar

Tourists stranded as Bali airport remains closed due to volcanic ash

Nov 04, 2015 - 12:41 PM

Air traffic is regularly disrupted by volcanic eruptions in Indonesia which sits on a belt of seismic activity running around the basin of the Pacific Ocean

MENANTI PESAWAT. Dua calon penumpang pesawat menanti di Bandara Ngurah Rai, Bali, Rabu, 4 November. Foto oleh Made Nagi/EPA

Bali flights canceled after volcanic ash clouds airport

Nov 04, 2015 - 12:31 AM

Australian airlines Virgin Australia and Jetstar had already canceled all flights Tuesday deeming conditions unsafe for flying with Virgin also scrapping its roster for Wednesday

Danau kawah Segara Anak dengan Gunung Barujari di tepi danau dilihat dari Puncak Gunung Rinjani di sisi timur. Foto dari Wikipedia

Qantas slumps to record loss of US$2.65B

Aug 28, 2014 - 8:47 AM

The worse then expected result compared to a wafer thin profit in the previous year with one off restructuring and redundancy costs hammering the bottom line

In a picture taken on August 22, 2012, an airport passenger walks inside a terminal before the tail of a Qantas plane at the Sydney International Airport. Greg Wood/AFP

Volcanic ash halts flights to north Australian city

May 31, 2014 - 3:52 PM

UPDATED Indonesia s Sangeang Api volcano spews columns of ash up to 2 500 metres 8 200 feet into the air on Saturday May 31

VOLCANIC ERUPTION. Mount Sangeang Api spews volcanic materials, seen from the town of Bima, West Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia. The volcano erupted on May 30 with a loud blast and spewed volcanic ash about 3,000 meters high. EPA/STR

Soon-to-launch Jetstar Hong Kong eyes Chinese flyers

Mar 26, 2012 - 9:41 AM

The new low cost Asian carrier Jetstar Hong Kong will launch in 2013 and fly short haul routes including in China Japan South Korea and Southeast Asia