Pandemic Brings Major Changes To Jetstar Franchises

Credit: Rob Finlayson

Due to fleet groundings and as a means of preserving liquidity, airlines have also explored ways to reduce costs in their maintenance. Jetstar is among these, with the carrier using Airbus’ Skywise to ingest its maintenance task cards, has managed to push 10-12 heavy checks into 2021 and thus save $6 million in the process.
The Jetstar Group will have a smaller footprint outside Australia as it pulls out of one overseas joint venture (JV) and some of its other franchises shrink in size. Australia-based Jetstar has a subsidiary in New Zealand and JVs in Japan, Singapore and Vietnam. The Jetstar Group had an $A26 million...

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