Jetstar Asia Airways

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Jetstar Asia Airways
Jetstar logo.svg
Founded 2004
Hubs Singapore Changi Airport
Focus cities Kansai International Airport
Frequent-flyer program Qantas Frequent Flyer
Airport lounge Qantas Club
Fleet size 18
Destinations 21
Parent company Westbrook Investments
Headquarters Singapore Changi Airport
Key people
  • Mr Barathan (Bara) Pasupathi (CEO)
  • Mr Choo Teck Wong, Denis (Chairman)

Jetstar Asia Airways Pte Ltd (operating as Jetstar Asia) (simplified Chinese: 捷星亚洲; traditional Chinese: 捷星亞洲; pinyin: Jiéxīng Yàzhōu) is a low-cost airline based in Singapore. It is one of the Asian offshoots of parent Jetstar Airways, the low-cost subsidiary airline of Australia's Qantas airline. It operates services to regional destinations in Southeast Asia to countries such as Burma, Cambodia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. It also flies to regional routes in East Asia such as Japan, Taiwan and China including special regions like Hong Kong and Macau. It is the main feeder airline for its parent company Jetstar Airways for budget passengers flying to Australia. Its sister airlines include Jetstar in New Zealand, Jetstar Pacific and Jetstar Japan.

Ownership structure[edit]

The ownership structure is composed of Westbrook Investments (51%) and Qantas Group (49%). Newstar Holdings is the holding company that operates and manages Jetstar in Singapore.

Jetstar, Valuair sign code share deal with Qantas[edit]

Jetstar Asia and Valuair have formed a code share partnership with parent Qantas, effectively making them the regional feeder lines for the Australian carrier, similar to the role SilkAir plays for Singapore Airlines.

With the code share arrangement Jetstar Asia/Valuair will effectively and seamlessly connect Qantas' customers, through their common Singapore Changi Airport hub, to their extensive and growing Asia Pacific network.[1]

Achievement & awards[2][edit]

  • 'Best Brand Experience for Low Cost Carrier' by Ad Asia Magazine
  • 'Best Low Cost Airline, Southeast Asia & Asia (2006 & 2008)' -Skytrax Award
  • 'Top 10 Airlines by Passenger Carriage (2006 & 2007)' -Changi Airline Award from the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS)
  • 'Best Asian Low-Cost Carrier (2006 & 2007)' -as well as TTG Travel Awards
  • "Payload Award" Best Low Cost Customer Choice 2014


Jetstar Asia flies from Singapore to 25 cities in 13 countries throughout Asia.

Codeshare agreements[edit]

Jetstar Asia Airways has codeshare agreements with the following airlines:


As of 1 March 2015, the Jetstar Asia Airways fleet consists of the following aircraft:

Jetstar Asia Airways Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
J Y Total
Airbus A320-200 18 180 180 9V-JSA in Asia's Got Talent livery.
Total 18



Jetstar Asia aircraft feature leather seats with a seat pitch of 30 inches and passengers may purchase online seat selection and allocation.[3]

Food and beverage[edit]

Passengers may purchase food and beverages on board from the Jetstar Café menu. On selected Jetstar Asia flights, passengers may pre-purchase and select their meals online.[4] On flights operated by Jetstar Asia, passengers may only consume food and drinks purchased on board unless they have special medical or dietary needs.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "[1]." Jetstar Asia Airways. Accessed 1 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Jetstar Group Awards". 
  3. ^ Cheap Flights Australia | Cheap International and Domestic Airfares. Jetstar (1992-10-24). Retrieved on 2013-07-16.
  4. ^ "Food and Drinks". 
  5. ^ "In the air." Jetstar Asia Airways. Accessed 10 November 2008.

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