Jetstar Airways (JQ) is the wholly owned subsidiary of Qantas Group. It is well known for its low fares across Australia, Asia, New Zealand, and the Pacific. The airline has its headquarters in Collingwood, Melbourne and has its main hub at Melbourne Airport. The secondary hubs from which the airline operates Auckland Airport, Brisbane Airport, Sydney Airport, Gold Coast Airport and Cairns Airport. For its passengers, Jetstar Airways imparts different privileges through Qantas frequent flyer program and Qantas Club, the airport lounge of the airline. On the flight, the airline offers in-flight magazines and in-flight entertainment devices which are loaded with games, movies, and music. Meals and beverages are complimentary for business class and can be pre-purchased by the economy class.
Jetstar Airways operates its flight in Australia, New Zealand, and the Asia Pacific region. Few foremost flight destinations served by Jetstar include Adelaide to Auckland, Darwin to Denpasar, Brisbane to Honolulu, and Melbourne to Hobart.
Carry-on baggage is restricted to the weight limit of 7kg for Economy passengers and 14kg for Business Class passengers. Checked baggage allowance primarily depends on the fare paid. Economy starter fare and FlexiBiz passengers are not allowed any checked baggage allowance so they can purchase 15kg, 20kg, 25kg, 30kg, 35kg or 40kg of baggage allowance, while Economy starter fare with the max bundle, Business fare, and Business fare maximum bundle are allowed 30kg checked baggage allowance.
Fleet Size of Jetstar Airways
Jetstar Airways has 75 aircraft in its fleet. An impressive fleet of Jetstar Airways includes Boeing 787 Dreamliner, Airbus A320, Airbus A321, and Bombardier Q300.
Seats and amenities associated with it vary as per the fare which is assorted as Economy Starter, Economy starter plus, Economy Max, Business Class, and Business Class max passengers. Except for Economy starter class passenger, all can select any standard seat for no extra charge. For extra legroom seats, Economy Starter and Economy Starter Plus passenger will have to pay an extra fee.
How you check-in largely depends on your flight and departure point. You can check-in online, through an airport kiosk, traditionally at the airport check-in counter or if in Hong Kong through in-town check-in. At the airport, check-in closes 30 minutes before departure in domestic flights and 45-60 minutes before departure in the international flights.