Jet Asia Airways

Jet Asia Airways, currently operating under the name Jetstar Asia, is a popular yet low-cost airline in the country. It is a subsidiary airline of Australian Qantas Airline and the main feeder for its parent company – Jetstar Airways. The major hub airport of Jet Asia is Singapore’s Changi Airport. Headquartered in Changi, the airline operates within the country as well as other regional destinations in South East Asia and regular flights to Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Japan. The Jet Asia Airways Thailand was launched in 2004 and currently Jet Asia airways fleet has 18 Airbus A320-200 to cover 21 destinations all across the world. So, you can get in touch with to find the best deals on Jet Asia online booking.

This Jet Asia airline came into light after the merger of ‘Qantas’ and a well-known Singaporean business Tony Chew, FF Wong, and the government of Singapore that holds 49%, 22%, 10%, and 19% of shares, respectively. Manila, Shanghai, Jakarta, Hong Kong, Pattaya, and Taipei were some of the destinations which have been covered by this airline since its inception. However, in 2005, the airline merged with ‘Valuair’ which is yet another Singapore-based airline. In October 2014, the flights of Valuair were taken over by JetStar Asia. And today, the airline has a code-share agreement with Qantas, Sri Lankan Airlines, and Emirates.

Booking Options for Jet Asia Travel

Jet Asia airways

Currently, the airline only has the economy and business class options for its passengers. So, you can do Jet Asia airline booking and get the following facilities at zero additional cost:

  • Complimentary blankets and pillows
  • Hot meals (gluten-free, halal, diabetic, vegetarian, and infant meal) and beverages along with free alcoholic beverages on selected routes and flights 
  • All passengers are allowed a FREE sports equipment allowance for Golf Clubs
  • Up to 23 kg free baggage allowance along with up to 7 kg of carry-on luggage and laptop with carrying case (for economy class). In business class, you will get some more benefits 

Seating in Economy Class

The fleet of this Jet Asia features a ‘twin-aisle’ cabin with a 2-3-2 class configuration where all the passengers are not more than 1 seat away from the aisle.

Baggage Allowance of Private Jet Asia

Since Jet Asia is an economical airline option, it does not offer any free checked baggage to keep the cost of the flight ticket under check. If you are planning to fly to one of the covered destinations, then you can pre-book your luggage online while booking your tickets or simply opt for online check-in. And when it comes to the cost of baggage weighing up to 23 kg, it is 40$. While traveling in economy class, then the limit for carry-on baggage is only 1 baggage but not exceeding 7 kg and 56cm x 23cm x 36cm in dimensions. To know more about business class, you can connect with the team of private Jet Asia.

How to do Jet Asia Check-in?

While traveling in Jet Asia flight, you will be provided with multiple check-in options. Online check-in is available from 48 hours to 60 minutes before the scheduled departure of the flight; however, this duration may vary from one route of travel to another. So, check it with your route of travel before anything. Apart from this, the airline also has several self-service kiosks at the hub Changi Airport Singapore where you can check-in with great ease. You can also do counter check-in at the airport. For this, you will have to reach the airport at least 3 hours before the scheduled departure of your international flight and 2 hours before the domestic flight’s departure.

Online Check-In and Issuance of Boarding Pass on Jet Asia Airways

As we have already mentioned that you will get an online check-in facility when you Jet Asia book flight, it is a faster mode than the conventional one. When you check-in online, the boarding pass will be emailed to you or you can choose to get it via an SMS. Furthermore, this online check-in or the ‘straight gate’ service is available on Singapore to Penang Flights (both ways) and Singapore to Kuala Lumpur (both ways).

However, you must note down that this service is available only for those who have carry-on baggage. This facility is not for those who need to fulfill any sort of entry requirements for their final destinations. If you have a visa and meet other entry requirements, then you are eligible to utilize the benefits of this facility.

Frequently Asked Questions

Some of the frequently asked questions about Jet Asia have been mentioned here:

Is there any frequent flyer program offered by Jet Asia?

Yes! They have one frequent flyer program for its passengers and it is Qantas Frequent Flyer Program. It is operated by Jetstar Airways. Just like any other frequent flyer program, it provides frequent passengers with numerous benefits. To get detailed information about this program, you can browse through the official website of the airline or call on the Jet Asia phone number +1-877-311-7484

Has any award won by Jet Asia Airlines?

Yes! The airline has won so many awards and recognition. And they include:

Best Low-Cost Airline, Southeast Asia, and Asia in 2006 and 2008 by the Skytrax Award
Best Asian Low-Cost Carrier in 2006 and 2007
Top 10 Airlines by Passenger Carriage in 2006 and 2007 by the Changi Airline Award
“Payload Award” Best Low-Cost Customer Choice 2014
Best Brand Experience for Low-Cost Carrier’ by the Ad Asia Magazine

Do I need to carry any document with me while traveling on Jet Asia flights?

Whether you are traveling on an international flight or domestic one, you will need to carry your passport, visa, and other essential travel documents with you to avoid unnecessary issues.

What are the in-flight services of Jet Asia?

The airline offers comfortable and relaxing leather seats to its passengers having a seat pitch of 30 inches. In addition to this, the flight provides options for buying beverages and food on-board. The pre-purchase of meals is also available on some selected routes.

Can I cancel my ticket without giving any reasons?

Yes! You can do this but you have to mention the reason for doing so. Like every airline, the cancellation can be done in case of a medical emergency, death of the passenger, pregnancy, etc. However, it is advised to consult with Reservations Number or visit the official website to read the cancellation policy.

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