-Jetstar Announces New Fare Agreement with oneworld.
Travel Business Review - 01 February 2011
Jetstar, an Australia-based low cost airline, has entered into a new fare agreement with members of oneworld (CRS: O), a global airline alliance managed by Oneworld Management Company.
The new fare agreement will allow customers to access oneworld fares including oneworld Explorer round-the-world, oneworld Circle Pacific, Circle Asia and South West Pacific and Circle Trip Explorer.
The airline chief executive officer, Bruce Buchanan, said 'The oneworld alliance brings together 12 of the world's biggest and best airlines and jointly they and their 20 affiliate airlines fly to more than 750 destinations in almost 150 countries. This unique new fare arrangement with the oneworld airline alliance will offer a whole new range of far-reaching itineraries to customers from all around the globe ... Jetstar is now the largest low cost carrier based on revenue in Asia and this new offering will give customers enhanced opportunities to travel with us and at the same time provide us with further leadership in the value based market ... Whilst Jetstar.com will remain our primary distribution channel, through strategic interline and alliance fare agreements such as this, we are tapping into new customer markets.'
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