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Jetstar strives to stay in the air, beat overcapacity

Low-cost carrier ekes out growth via higher utilisation of aircraft, cost cutting
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 06:00

Mr Pasupathi: Says Jetstar Asia's yields are about 10 per cent higher than the industry average for low-cost carriers operating out of Singapore

BUDGET carrier Jetstar Asia is eking out growth through higher aircraft utilisation while trimming costs to protect yields as airlines in the region continue to struggle with overcapacity. In February this year, Australia's Qantas - which unveiled a half-year underlying pre-tax loss of A$252

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