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Jetstar continues short-haul expansion as B787s pushed back


Qantas Group announced on 26-Jun-09 it had reached a mutual agreement with Boeing to defer the delivery of 15 B787-8 aircraft by four years and cancel orders for 15 B787-9 aircraft, previously scheduled for delivery in 2014/2015. [2024 words]

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  • Urging Australian and New Zealand governments to open secondary airports
  • Expands further in New Zealand, but not without hiccups
  • Increases frequency of Perth-Denpasar service as part of international expansion plans
  • Remains committed to Darwin expansion plans; considers second airport
  • Launches Universal Air Travel Plan (UATP) payment and settlement process in New Zealand
  • Unveils strategic marketing partnership with Tourism NSW
  • Opens new Gold Coast Lounge

Graphs and data:

  • Qantas Group fleet plans
  • Jetstar fleet data (as at 29-Jun-09)
  • New Zealand domestic capacity share by carrier (week commencing 29-Jun-09)
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