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Jetstar is a value based carrier network providing all day every day low fares with an open approach to air travel.

Jetstar's mission is to enable more people to fly more often and also to extend air travel to those who have previously never been able to afford to fly by offering customers low fares, all day, every day.

The Jetstar Group includes wholly owned Qantas subsidiaries operating from Australia and New Zealand, Express Ground Handling and partner carriers including Jetstar Asia and Valuair in Singapore and Jetstar Pacific in Vietnam.

Jetstar Asia / Valuair is 51 per cent held by Westbrook Investments Pte Ltd (Westbrook) and 49 per cent by Qantas. Jetstar Pacific in Vietnam is 27 per cent held by Qantas with other shareholders including its largest shareholder, State Capital Investment Corporation, Saigon Tourist Holding Company and Mr Luong Hoai Nam, CEO of Jetstar Pacific.

Collectively the Jetstar Group of airlines operate over 1900 weekly flights to 15 countries, serving in excess of 50 markets across the Asia and Asia Pacific region.

Jetstar Group airlines employ directly 7,000 staff across the Asia Pacific region.

The existing CEO is Mr Bruce Buchanan who is a founding executive of Jetstar.

About Jetstar in Australia
Jetstar's headquarters are in Melbourne, Australia and is an integral part of the Qantas Group's future two-brand growth strategy and operates in the premium/leisure market and the value based markets.

Jetstar Airways Pty Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Qantas Group, with its Australian low fare operations first commencing in May 2004.

Jetstar is Australia's low fares carrier and fare leader now operating to 19 Australian domestic destinations and an existing 11 short and long haul overseas destinations.

Initially operating domestic services to 14 destinations along the Australian east coast, Jetstar has since grown to be almost four times its size and within the next five years, it is expected to be ten times its current size.

Jetstar Australia's existing fleet comprises 44 aircraft (at 30 June 2009). This includes 33 Airbus A320s (177 seat configured), 5 Airbus A321s (up to 214 seats) and 6 Airbus A330-200s (303 seats in two classes).

It is currently the 3rd largest (by domestic market share) and 5th largest international airline by capacity share serving international routes to and from Australia and supports the Qantas Group remaining as the largest domestic and international airline group within Australia.

Other subsidiaries include Jetstar Airways Limited (New Zealand) and Express Ground Handling.

About Jetstar in New Zealand
Jetstar Airways Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jetstar.

Jetstar Airways operates an existing 84 weekly return domestic services between Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington and Queenstown. Domestic services commenced on 10 June 2009.

An existing fleet of 6 Airbus A320s support Jetstar's expanding New Zealand flying business.

Jetstar commenced trans Tasman services in December 2005 and operates an existing 42 weekly return services from New Zealand. This includes from Christchurch to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast and from Auckland to Sydney and the Gold Coast.

All services are conducted through Jetstar's Australian Air Operator Certificate (AOC).

Bruce Buchanan also oversees Jetstar's New Zealand flying operations.

About Jetstar / Valuair in Singapore
Jetstar Asia and Valuair are part of the Jetstar Group's value based network which aims to provide all day every day low fares to South East Asia's most popular leisure destinations.

Jetstar Asia launched fares on 15 November 2004 with the inaugural flight taking off on 13 December 2004 to Hong Kong, one of the first three launch destinations from Singapore. The creation of the airline came six months after Jetstar first commenced its domestic operation in Australia.

Unlike Jetstar in Australia, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Qantas Group, Jetstar Asia is majority Singapore owned and based company. The company is managed by Newstar Holdings Pty Ltd, majority owned by Singapore company Westbrook Investments Pte Ltd (51 per cent) with the Qantas Group holding the remaining 49 per cent of shares.

The existing CEO is Ms Chong Phit Lian. Mr Choo Teck Wong (Mr Dennis Choo), owner of Westbrook is Chairman of Newstar.

From Singapore, Jetstar and Valuair fly to 17 destinations in ten countries including Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Macau, Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Penang, Siem Reap, Phnom Penh, Manila, Taipei, Yangon, Bali, Jakarta, Medan and Surabaya with a fleet of seven A320 aircraft.

About Jetstar Pacific in Vietnam
Jetstar Pacific is Vietnam's first value based carrier. The carrier transitioned from Pacific Airlines to Jetstar Pacific in May 2008. Jetstar Pacific is held 27 per cent by the Qantas Group and the remainder held by Vietnamese investors including the State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) as the largest shareholder, Saigon Tourist Holding Company and Mr Luong Hoai Nam (CEO of Jetstar Pacific).

Jetstar Pacific operates an existing six aircraft fleet including 5 Boeing 737s and a single Airbus A320 to seven destinations across Vietnam.

The commencement of operations as Jetstar Pacific followed an initial 18 per cent investment in the airline by the Qantas Group in 2007 and the establishment of a Business Services Agreement and Branding Agreement between Pacific Airlines and Jetstar Airways.

The Qantas Group's plans to further increase its investment to a maximum 30 per cent holding in 2010.

Jetstar Pacific's existing Vietnamese domestic network includes Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang, Hue, Vinh, Hai Phong and Nha Trang.

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