Articles Tagged ‘Jetstar Japan’

Jetstar Japan now serves 13 routes with 12 A320s; Matsuyama and Kagoshima are newest destinations served

Jetstar Japan now serves 13 routes with 12 A320s; Matsuyama and Kagoshima are newest destinations served

Jetstar Japan is one of three LCCs that launched in the country in 2012. We look at how many routes the airline now serves and what competition it faces, and have route launch pictures from Kagoshima and Matsuyama, featuring some unusual characters.

Jetstar Japan makes Nagoya its eighth route from Narita

Jetstar Japan makes Nagoya its eighth route from Narita

Jetstar Japan launches services from its Tokyo Narita Airport base to Nagoya Chubu Airport.

Sapporo Chitose breaks through 16 million passenger barrier in 2012; ANA scoops #1 airline

Sapporo Chitose breaks through 16 million passenger barrier in 2012; ANA scoops #1 airline

Growth seems to be returning to Sapporo Chitose Airport again, with anna.aero 2013 estimates of close to 18 million annual passengers anticipated at the airport serving the fourth largest city in Japan. Sounds like a reason to celebrate with a local beer!


Jetstar Japan adds three routes from Nagoya Chūbu and two from Tokyo Narita

Jetstar Japan adds three routes from Nagoya Chūbu and two from Tokyo Narita

Jetstar Japan connects Nagoya Chubu with Fukuoka, Sapporo Chitose and Kagoshima; adds flights from Tokyo Narita to Oita and Kagoshima.

Japanese domestic air travel market growing again thanks to emergence of AirAsia Japan, Jetstar Japan and Peach

Japanese domestic air travel market growing again thanks to emergence of AirAsia Japan, Jetstar Japan and Peach

Japan’s two biggest carriers, ANA and Japan Airlines, reported a combined growth of almost 6% in their domestic traffic in 2012. But compared with 2010 demand is still down 7%. However, the new breed of local LCCs has resulted in domestic capacity being almost 8% up in April.

Jetstar Japan launches Okinawa route from Osaka Kansai

Jetstar Japan launches Okinawa route from Osaka Kansai

Jetstar Japan now flies from Osaka Kansai Airport to Okinawa’s Naha Airport.


Peach, AirAsia Japan and Jetstar Japan already have 3.6% of Japan’s domestic capacity

Peach, AirAsia Japan and Jetstar Japan already have 3.6% of Japan’s domestic capacity

Japan’s domestic market is being shaken up gradually by the growth of three locally-based LCCs supported by ANA and JAL. But which of the three has grabbed the biggest share of the domestic market to date, and which other Japanese carriers have added capacity this winter compared with last year?

Jetstar Japan launches new domestic routes from Osaka Kansai Airport

Jetstar Japan launches new domestic routes from Osaka Kansai Airport

Jetstar Japan now flies to Fukuoka and Sapporo Chitose from Osaka Kansai Airport.

Jetstar Japan joins the new breed of Japanese low cost carriers (three in 2012!)

Jetstar Japan joins the new breed of Japanese low cost carriers (three in 2012!)

This week Jetstar Japan became the latest new LCC to launch operations in the Japanese market. By the end of the year the market will have welcomed three new LCCs during 2012. How do their network strategies compare and how quickly do they plan to grow?


Jetstar Japan launches operations with four domestic routes

Jetstar Japan launches operations with four domestic routes

Jetstar Japan launches operations from its base at Tokyo Narita Airport. Now flies four domestic routes.