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Jetstar Passenger Threatens to Blow Up Plane and Shoot Crying Baby, Prompting Emergency Diversion

A Jetstar flight from Perth to Cairns had to make an emergency diversion back to Perth Airport early Friday morning when a passenger allegedly threatened to blow up the plane and shoot a crying baby according to court documents.  The…

Low-Cost Australian Airline Jetstar Accused of Exaggerating Pilot Wages as Industrial Action Continues

Story Highlights Jetstar claims senior pilots earn more than A$300,000 a year The airline is proactively cancelling 10% of flights in January in case of further strikes Pilots union claims Jetstar is exaggerating pilot wages Calls for Jetstar to come…

Industrial Turmoil at Australian Low-Cost Airline Jetstar… Pilots Vote to Strike for First Time in Airline’s History

Pilots at the low-cost subsidiary of Qantas have voted to down tools for the first time in the airline’s 15-year history as an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions rumbles on.  Jetstar says it has been forced to proactively cancel…

Is Qantas Going to Take Over Jetstar’s 787 Dreamliners and Swap Them Out for A321LR’s?

While neither Qantas or its low-cost subsidiary Jetstar have confirmed (or denied) anything to date, a new rumour suggests Jetstar may swap out its fleet of Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner’s as part of a major fleet rejig.  If true, Qantas could…

Australia’s Jetstar Accused of Using Low Paid Thailand-Based Cabin Crew on Domestic Flights

A few days ago we covered a story on a new issue affecting cabin crew called “interoperability” – essentially, the term explains a process in which an airline group could use the same cabin crew to work across a number…

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