Jetstar Asia has made a major advancement in its
international flight distribution through an interline
ticketing and settlement deal with Qantas.
new agreement will provide a seamless ticketing
offering for airline customers on all of the Singapore based
From today, the Jetstar Asia markets
of Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, Kota Kinabalu and Penang will
be available under the agreement for travel effective 1 August
Interline arrangements will progressively
added to the airline’s remaining Asian network in coming weeks.
The Jetstar Group of airlines, including Jetstar’s
Australian operations, also plan to extend interline and ticket
settlement arrangements in the future between Jetstar Asia and a
number of leading Asian and European international carriers.
Jetstar Asia and Valuair Chief Executive Officer Ms
Chong Phit Lian said said the interline agreement with Qantas
would provide a seamless booking process for both
customers and agents wanting to expand their selling network into
and within Asia, whilst also offering a normal settlement process.
She said examples of the new interline agreement with
Qantas could offer London or German based customers the ability to
purchase itineraries to Singapore and in time to all other Jetstar
Asia markets on its existing flight network.
Jetstar Asia network, which includes many of South East Asia’s
leading leisure destinations, will increasingly be able to
seamlessly connect with Qantas’ global network into and out of
Singapore,” Ms Chong said.
“Airline customers will
be able to purchase for example a future London-Singapore-Penang
or a London-Singapore-Manila itinerary utilising Qantas and
Jetstar services with full connectivity back to London.
“Numerous options through Jetstar’s expanding Singapore
hub are also now available to support mixed travel itineraries to
and from Singapore into Australia.”
interline offered by full service carriers Jetstar Asia’s
interline ticketing will be available on Global Distribution
Jetstar’s Australian operations already offer interline
and ticket settlement relationships with Qantas and Etihad, with
future interline fare sales to start with South Pacific carriers
Air Tahiti Nui and Air Calin.
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