Jetstar to resume Wellington-Queenstown service in 2018

    Jetstar announced (13-Dec-2017) it will commence three times weekly Wellington-Queenstown service with A320 equipment on 27-Mar-2018. The carrier last operated the route in 2013 and is relaunching ahead of the 2018 ski season. Jetstar head of New Zealand Daniel Banens said the carrier worked closely with Wellington and Queenstown airports to identify customer demand, noting: “Queenstown is hugely popular with our customers and has experienced significant passenger growth over the past few years.” The service will be Jetstar’s fifth domestic route from Wellington and second domestic route from Queenstown. The airline currently operates from Wellington to Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin and Nelson and between Queenstown and Auckland. [more – original PR]