Jetstar takes off to Malaysia

January 2007
Travel Weekly Australia;1/26/2007, Issue 34, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on Jetstar's operation from Sydney, New South Wales to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia three times weekly starting September 2007. According to chief executive Alan Joyce, the route is a "growth phase" for Jetstar and part of the two-brand strategy of Qantas. International markets that are currently served by Jetstar include flights from Sydney and Melbourne, Victoria to Phuket, Thailand, Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam and Honolulu in Hawaii.


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