Jetstar Asia (3K) and Valuair (VF) are to codeshare with Qantas (QF) on major
Asia Pacific routes, strengthening the Jetstar Groupís
fast-growing hub at Singapore Changi Airport.
Since 2004, Qantas
has codeshared with Jetstar across most of its Australia, New
Zealand and Asia Pacific services.
The arrangement, subject to final regulatory
approval, will now be expanded to include Jetstar operations from
Singapore Ė Qantasí primary hub and Jetstarís major flying base in
QF flight numbers will initially be applied to
eleven Asian destinations served from Singapore Changi
International Airport by Jetstar Asia and Valuair, including
Jetstar Asiaís daily Singapore-Auckland A330 service, set to
commence from 17 March 2011.
Beginning 1 March 2011 and effective for travel
from 1 April 2011, the Qantas and Jetstar Asia/Valuair codeshare
partnership will cover the following routes operated from
Singapore-Auckland (A330 from 17 March 2011)
Singapore-Osaka (via Taipei)
Singapore-Ho Chi Minh
Group Executive Qantas Airlines Commercial, Rob
Gurney, said the codeshare agreement with Jetstar would expand
Qantas' network of destinations in Asia, providing greater choice
and convenience for passengers. "Singapore is Qantas' major hub in Asia and we
are pleased to be able to offer our customers a wider range of
travel options from Changi Airport, in partnership with Jetstar
Asia and Valuair," Mr Gurney said.
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