29/08/12 Flight Cancellations.

JQ437 Coolangatta – Melbourne did not operate today due to a technical issue with Airbus A320 VH-VGJ.

JQ670 Adelaide – Darwin was also cancelled meaning tomorrow’s JQ669 return will not operate.

JetStar A320 VH-VFH Enters Service.

JetStar A320 VH-VFH entered service today operating JQ735 Melbourne – Launceston. This brings the Australia and New Zealand A320 fleet up to 48 aircraft.

JetStar A320 VH-VGY Operates Mackay Extra.

Following yesterday’s cancellations on the route JetStar A320 VH-VGY operated an additional Brisbane – Mackay rotation this morning as JQ7504/JQ7505.

JetStar Japan Expansion.

JetStar Japan today announced the following new services to commence on 28th October 2012.

The  GK113/GK112 Tokyo Narita – Sapporo New Chitose rotation will be cancelled to accommodate the new services.

The Tokyo Narita – Okinawa service will be increased from two to three services a day with the following new flight: (more…)

23/08/12 JetStar Flight Cancellations.

The following JetStar services did not operate today:

JQ724 Hobart – Sydney
JQ775 Adelaide – Melbourne
JQ888 Brisbane – Mackay
JQ889 Mackay – Brisbane
JQ890 Brisbane – Mackay
JQ891 Mackay – Brisbane.

Tiger A320 9V-TAD Becomes JetStar Pacific VN-A556.

Tiger Airways Singapore Airbus A320 9V-TAD was delivered to JetStar Pacific today as VN-A556. This brings the JetStar Pacific A320 fleet up to four aircraft. This aircraft replaces Boeing 737-400 VN-A191 which will go for freighter conversion.

JetStar Japan A320 JA02JJ Returns from Sapporo.

Following yesterday’s technical issue JetStar Japan A320 JA02JJ departed Sapporo New Chitose this morning operating yesterday’s delayed GK118 Sapporo New Chitose – Tokyo Narita as GK118D.

17/08/12 JetStar Flight Cancellations.

The following JetStar flights did not operate today:

JQ260 Wellington – Auckland
JQ261 Auckland – Wellington
JQ816 Sydney – Brisbane.

JetStar A320 VH-VGR New Zealand Extra.

Following the cancellation of last night’s JQ257 Auckland – Christchurch JetStar Airbus A320 VH-VGR operated an additional service on the route late this morning as JQ7257.

ATSB Launch Enquiry into VH-VGR JQ279 Queenstown Landing.

The Australia Transport Safety Bureau announced that it is to launch an investigation into the landing of JQ279 Auckland – Queenstown operated by Airbus A320 VH-VGR today. It is understood that the aircraft descended below the minimum safe height on the approach, although a safe landing ensued.

16/08/12 JetStar Flight Cancellations.

The following JetStar flights did not operate today:

JQ257 Auckland – Christchurch
JQ446 Melbourne – Coolangatta
JQ451 Coolangatta – Melbourne.

15/08/12 JetStar Flight Cancellations.

The following JetStar flights did not operate today:

JQ30 Melbourne – Sydney
JQ136 Auckland – Cairns
JQ137 Cairns – Auckland
JQ626 Avalon – Sydney.

JetStar A320 VH-VGF Hamilton Island Issue.

JetStar A320 VH-VGF operated JQ846 Sydney – Hamilton Island this morning but for the second day running the return JQ849 was cancelled. This again appears to be due to a technical issue.

11/8/12 JetStar Flight Cancellations.

The following JetStar flights did not operate today:

JQ204 Auckland – Sydney
JQ205 Sydney – Auckland
JQ243 Auckland – Christchurch
JQ246 Christchurch – Auckland
JQ561 Brisbane – Melbourne.

10/8/12 JetStar Flight Cancellations.

The following JetStar flights did not operate today:

JQ412 Sydney – Coolangatta
JQ413 Coolangatta – Sydney
JQ438 Melbourne – Coolangatta
JQ439 Coolangatta – Melbourne
JQ561 Brisbane – Melbourne
JQ566 Melbourne – Brisbane (more…)

JetStar A330-200 VH-EBJ Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

JetStar Airbus A330-200 VH-EBJ, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 31st July, positioned Brisbane – Sydney this afternoon as JQ7991 before re-entering service as JQ35 Sydney – Melbourne – Denpasar.

JetStar A320 VH-VQO Mackay Issue.

JetStar Airbus A320 was unable to operate JQ889 Mackay – Brisbane this evening due to an unspecified technical issue. The flight has been delayed overnight.

09/08/12 JetStar Flight Cancellations.

The following JetStar flights did not operate today:

JQ412 Sydney – Coolangatta
JQ413 Collangatta – Sydney
JQ525 Sydney – Melbourne
JQ528 Melbourne – Sydney.

JetStar Japan A320 JA04JJ Delivered.

JetStar Japan Airbus A320 JA04JJ began its delivery flight from Toulouse today. The aircraft brings the JetStar Japan fleet up to four aircraft.

JetStar A320 VH-VQR JQ217 Christchurch Diversion.

JetStar Airbus A320 VH-VQR operating the Melbourne – Auckland sector of JQ217 (depart Melbourne 6th August) diverted to Christchurch this morning due to the eruption of Mount Tongarira. The aircraft was able to position Christchurch – Auckland later as JQ7982.

Tiger A320 9V-TAC Becomes JetStar Pacific VN-A555.

Tiger Airways Singapore A320 9V-TAC has been delivered to JetStar Pacific as VN-A555. This aircraft will replace Boeing 737-400 VN-A190 in the fleet with VN-A190 going for freighter conversion.

JetStar to Resume Melbourne – Honolulu Service.

JetStar today announced that it will resume direct Melbourne – Honolulu A330-200 services from 15th December 2012. The service will initially be twice weekly to the following timings:

JQ1 Melbourne 1630 – Honolulu 0600 Tuesdays, Saturdays

JQ2 Honolulu 0730 – Melbourne 1610+1 Tuesdays, Saturdays.

A third weekly flight will be added from 29th March 2013.

 

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