Jetstar Airways is a low-cost carrier, a subsidiary of Australia’s largest airline, Qantas.
The homeport and main hub are located at Melbourne Airport. Jetstar entered the Australian airline market as a response to Virgin Australia’s blended business model, which offers both low-cost and full-service flights.
The airline covers about 10% of all passengers traveling to/from Australia. The route network is a combination of regional and international flights. The airline uses a mixed passenger fleet of Airbus A320 and Boeing 787 family aircraft.
- According to the influential British consulting agency SKYTRAX, specializing in the study of the quality of services provided by various air carriers, the airline was awarded three stars.
- Jetstar Airways takes 10th place in the ranking of the safest airlines in the world 2019 by Jacdec.
As of January 25, 2020, there are 76 airliners in the Jetstar Airways fleet. The average age of aircraft is 9.0 years.
The oldest is Airbus A321-200, with tail number VH-VWZ. His age is 18.9 years. The newest is the Airbus A321-200, with tail number VH-VWQ. He is 2.2 years old.