Vietnam airlines group the now defunct company, see Pacific Air Lines. Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
The airline, formerly known as Pacific Airlines, began operations in 1991, flying chartered cargo services. From 1996 to 2005, the airline, along with other local companies, operated under the government-owned Vietnam Airlines Corporation. Having by now operated passenger services, Pacific Airlines then came under the control of the government itself. It was the first carrier to be established in Vietnam following reforms that permitted foreign investment in the country’s airlines. Vietnam Airlines, VASCO and Pacific Airlines to investors. In 2000, Pacific entered into an agreement with Greek charter airline Galaxy Airways whereby the Vietnamese carrier would operate flights to Taipei on its behalf.
48 million, having made 3,600 flights using an Airbus A310 and two A321s. Pacific Airlines, about a possible investment in the carrier. As a low-cost carrier, JPA commenced flights to Nha Trang and Da Nang. 22 million during the first ten months of 2008. Jetstar Pacific embarked on its fleet modernisation plan in 2009, as it replaced several Boeing 737-400s with leased A320s. July that year after long periods of losses.
The airline expanded its domestic market share as it transported more than 1. 5 million passengers in the first half of 2009. In January 2010, clarifications about Nam surfaced when Vietnamese authorities reportedly detained the former CEO and prevented COO Daniela Masilli and CFO Tristan Freeman from leaving the country. In addition to the fuel price fluctuations, compounded by the government-sanctioned fare cap, JPA had to address lease and maintenance fees for its aircraft. Jetstar Pacific operates more than 40 daily flights to domestic destinations from its main hub at Tan Son Nhat International Airport. Jetstar Pacific has an all-Airbus A320 family fleet. As a low-cost carrier, Jetstar Pacific does not include in-flight catering in its fares.
Instead it has a buy-on-board service offering food and drinks for purchase. Archived from the original on 15 July 2013. Address 112 Hong Ha Ward 12 Tan Binh Dist. Qantas’s Jetstar mulls over ‘very large’ Airbus A320 order”. Jetstar Pacific: Lỗ 5 năm, vẫn phải làm! Jetstar Pacific fleet tipped to double”. Archived from the original on 28 December 2005.
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