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JAL again considers LCC with Jetstar after emerging from bankruptcy


Japan Airlines Corp is reportedly again considering establishing a domestic LCC with Qantas’ low-cost subsidiary, Jetstar, according to reports in The Nikkei and Kyodo. JAL is reportedly planning to utilise the carrier’s expertise to challenge All Nippon Airways' move to launch a Kansai-based LCC in 2HFY2011. [1752 words]

Unlock the following content in this report:


  • Jetstar keen to enter North Asian LCC market
  • Close relationship with Qantas Group and JAL
  • JAL-Jetstar LCC idea floated back in 2009
  • JAL to learn ‘dual brand’ structure from Qantas
  • ANA LCC to launch with A320s
  • JAL emerges from bankruptcy at difficult time for industry

Graphs and data:

  • Domestic LCC penetration by country: Mar-2011
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