Airbus A320 VH-VGN departed Toulouse on delivery to Newcastle today as JQ7992 routing Toulouse – Dubai – Singapore – Darwin – Newcastle.
Airbus A320 VH-JQX operating flight JQ884 Brisbane – Mackay was descending towards Mackay when multiple error messages showed in the cockpit, the autopilot and auto-thrust systems disconnected and primary system light displays including altitude and airspeed were lost. The crew used back-up systems to perform a safe landing. The return flight was cancelled.
JetStar Airbus A330-200 VH-EBD operating flight JQ37 Sydney – Denpasar diverted into Darwin this evening due to a medical emergency on board.
JetStar today announced an increase in services in New Zealand from 10th February 2011.
Auckland – Christchurch increases from 5 to 7 services daily.
Auckland – Wellington increases from 24 to 31 weekly.
Christchurch – Wellington increases from 1 to 2 daily.