JETSTAR AIRWAYS PTY LIMITED History
Since its first flight in 2004, Jetstar has witnessed an upward graph in terms of network and fleet. Same year witnessed the maiden flight of Jetstar Asia (Singapore–Hong Kong). A year after offering flights to domestic passengers; Jetstar started its international operations (Christchurch, New Zealand). In 2006, it became the first Australian airline to offer passengers the facility to choose a seat upon booking. After acquiring stakes in 2007 in Vietnam's Pacific Airlines, it re-launched the airline under the brand name Jetstar Pacific in 2008. Commencement of affiliation with the oneworld alliance in 2011 has enabled travellers to include Jetstar in their oneworld itinerary, provided the tickets are purchased through Qantas, under a QF flight number. Moving forward with its expansion plans, Jetstar announced setting up of two new brands – Jetstar Japan and Jetstar Hong Kong. At present, it offers cheap flights to over 60 destinations across 16 nations and territories. Besides, it is the largest low cost airline in the Asia Pacific region in terms of revenue.