Jetstar launches Boeing 787 flights for Sydney, Brisbane

By David Flynn , December 18 2013
Jetstar launches Boeing 787 flights for Sydney, Brisbane

Jetstar will begin Boeing 787 flights from Sydney and Brisbane next year as the low-cost airline launches new international routes under the Dreamliner's long curved wing.

From January 15th 2014 Jetstar's Boeing 787 will begin daily flights between Sydney and Bali, with a Sydney-Phuket service (running three times per week) starting on February 3rd.

Brisbane will see the Boeing 787 from April 16th, with a new direct flight between Brisbane and Bali operating four days each week.

Seats for all three flights are now on sale.

Read: Review, photos – Jetstar Boeing 787 business class

The new flights will take advantage of Jetstar's growing Boeing 787 fleet, which saw a second Dreamliner delivered over the weekend with two more due early next year.

Jetstar's first Boeing 787 begins international service on the Melbourne-Bali route today, for the summer period, after a month-long series of domestic flights between its Melbourne base and the Gold Coast and Cairns.

Jetstar will also begin a trans-Tasman 787 service next year, although the Melbourne-Auckland flights will run for just one month, from February 26 to March 28, 2014.

Read: Jetstar's Boeing 787 gets its international groove on

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David Flynn is the Editor-in-Chief of Executive Traveller and a bit of a travel tragic with a weakness for good coffee, shopping and lychee martinis.

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