Qantas Group stated (23-Aug-2012) Jetstar Japan has had a successful launch, with 100,000 passengers flown from 03-Jul-2012 to 21-Aug-2012, with a 86% load factor in the opening month and "continued strong performance" since. The current fleet of four A320s will grow to 13 by Jun-2013, as the carrier increases its network from 78 to 495 weekly services by end of FY2013. The increased operations will come from a mix of increased frequencies on the initial network, the establishment of a second Japanese base in 1HFY2013 and the launch of international services from 2HFY2013. The carrier noted funding has been committed for 24 aircraft.
Jetstar Japan to add second base in 1H2013, expand network from 78 to 495 weekly services
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