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Jetstar Japan transports two millionth pax, fastest achievement among domestic competitors

14-Aug-2013 10:17 AM

Jetstar Japan announced (13-Aug-2013) it transported its two millionth passenger on 12-Aug-2013, 58 weeks after launching operations in Jul-2012 and expects to handle its three millionth passenger “hopefully after several months”, according to CEO Miyuki Suzuki. Ms Suzuki noted the carrier’s two millionth passenger achievement was the fastest among its domestic LCC rivals. The carrier also reported average load factor of 72% including a 93% load in Jul-2013. As previously reported, Jetstar Japan transported its first millionth passenger on 22-Mar-2013 and in its first year of operation transported 1.6 million passengers. The LCC operates a fleet of 13 aircraft at present with plans to expand to 24 aircraft. [more - original PR - Japanese]