Jetstar stated (20-Feb-2012) it will be the first LCC operator of Boeing 787-8 aircraft which it plans to use to gradually replace A330 equipment currently deployed on long-haul services between Singapore and Melbourne, Auckland and Beijing. Group CEO Bruce Buchanan noted that Jetstar already has three of its 11 long haul aircraft based in Singapore and expected this number to grow over time, particularly as its 787s were delivered. He said Jetstar was making strong progress towards placing three long-haul aircraft onto the local Air Operators’ Certificate in Singapore. “Strengthening the long haul capability of the Singapore hub is key to tapping into growing markets across Asia and linking to our other networks, like Jetstar Japan,” Mr Buchanan said. Jetstar expects to receive 15 787s, configured with business and economy cabins, as part of parent Qantas' order for 50 787s. A date for the aircraft's delivery was not disclosed. [more - original PR]
Jetstar to be first LCC operator of 787, strengthening long-haul capability from Singapore hub
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