Commencing 26 March 2012 JetStar will be extending its Darwin – Manila service on to Tokyo Narita. Flights will operate with the following timings:
JQ79 Darwin 0315 – 0545 Manila 0655 – Tokyo Narita 1215. Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.
JQ78 Tokyo Narita 1425 – 1825 Manila 1915 –Darwin 0120 +1. Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday.
Flights will be operated with VH registered Airbus A320s. Due to these rotations taking the aircraft away from Darwin for longer the current Darwin –Ho Chi Minh City rotation will be dropped.