The Jetstar Group is a group of value-based carriers providing low fares across Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region.

We'd like to give you the chance to get to know us a little better by reading about our company history and our impressive fleet.

Boeing 787-8

Jetstar's international long haul services are serviced by a fleet of Boeing 787-8 aircraft. Jetstar’s 787-8s are configured with 21 seats in Business and 314 seats in Economy.

Jetstar fleet specification

Number in fleet

11 Jetstar Airways (JQ)

Maximum take-off weight

227,930kg / 502,500lb

Wing span

60.1m / 197ft 4in

Overall length

56.7m / 186ft 1in

Vertical fin height

16.9m / 55ft 6in

Cabin width

5.49m / 18ft

Wing area

325sq m / 3501sq ft

Average cruise speed

Mach 0.85

Cruise altitude

3543,000ft

Maximum fuel capacity

126,917 litres / 33,528 US gallons

Range with full payload

10,186km / 5,500 nautical miles

Maximum thrust

284kN / 64,000lb

Engines 

General Electric GEnx-1B64

Airbus A320-200

The A320 can carry 180 passengers within Australia and New Zealand and on flights within Asia. It offers the widest cabin of any single-aisle aircraft in the sky. The A320 is a proven and reliable aircraft with low operating costs, which means more savings for our customers. It also has the lowest fuel burn, emissions and noise footprint of any aircraft in its class.

Jetstar fleet specification

Number in fleet

53 Jetstar Airways (JQ)
18 Jetstar Asia (3K)
20 Jetstar Japan (GK)
8 Jetstar Pacific (BL)

Seats

All leather seats 17.88 inches wide and an average seat pitch of 29 inches

Maximum take-off weight

77,000kg / 169,400lb

Wing span

34.1m / 111.8ft

Overall length

37.6m/ 123.3ft

Vertical fin height

11.8m / 38.6ft

Cabin width

3.7m / 12.2 t

Wing area

122.4sq m / 1,318sq ft

Average cruise speed

863 kph / 466 nautical mph (kts)

Cruise altitude

2939,000ft

Maximum fuel capacity

23,860 litres / 6,300 US gallons

Range with full payload

4,800km / 2,600 nautical miles

Maximum thrust

110.31kN / 24,800lb

Engines

2 x V2527-A5 International Aero Engines (IAE)

Airbus A321

The A321 is seat-configured for 220 passengers.

Jetstar fleet specification

Number in fleet

6 Jetstar Airways (JQ)
2 Jetstar Pacific (BL)

Seats

All leather seats 18 inches wide and an average seat pitch of 28 inches.

Maximum take-off weight

93,000kg / 204,600lb

Wing span

34.1m / 111.8ft

Overall length

44.51m / 1463ft

Vertical fin height

11.76m / 38.7ft

Cabin width

3.7m / 12.2ft

Wing area

122.6sq m / 1,320sq ft

Average cruise speed

863kph / 466 nautical mph (kts)

Cruise altitude

2939,000ft

Maximum fuel capacity

26,700 litres/7,050 US gallons

Range with full payload

5,600km/ 2,350 nautical miles

Maximum thrust

140.55kN / 31,600 b

Engines

2 x V2533-A5 International Aero Engines

Dash 8 Q300

Jetstar’s regional New Zealand services are operated by a fleet of Q300 Dash 8 aircraft. Jetstar’s Q300 can carry 50 passengers.

Jetstar Fleet Specification

Number in fleet 5 operated by Eastern Australia Airlines for Jetstar Airways (JQ)
Maximum take-off weight 19,505kg / 43,000lb
Wing span 27.43m / 90ft
Overall length 25.67m / 84ft 3in
Vertical fin height 7.49m / 24.58ft
Cabin width 2.49m / 8.166ft
Wing area 59.57sq m / 641sq ft
Average cruise speed 505km/h (318mph)
Cruise altitude 25,000ft
Maximum fuel capacity 3,210 litres / 848 US gallons
Range with full payload 1,520km / 945 nautical miles
Maximum thrust 2 x 2380SHP/1,775kW
Engines PW123E