Jetstar Asia is continuing to maintain its limited flying network from Singapore to eight cities next month, though once again the carrier is cautiously adding flight frequencies, this time to Ho Chi Minh, Kuala Lumpur, Manila and Penang.
As a result, the Qantas Group low-cost division will fly around 7% of its usual capacity during the month.
Next month Jetstar Asia will retain its flying network, while increasing frequencies to as many as five times per week on some routes.
Flights between Singapore and both Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh continue to operate with cargo only, carrying passengers on their return legs to Singapore, due to government-imposed entry restrictions in Thailand and Vietnam.
Based on FlightRadar24 data over the last week, Jetstar Asia continues to fly just three of its 18 Airbus A320s. The airline has already completed a downsizing exercise, which will see five of these 18 aircraft leaving the company by 2021, for a resized total of 13 jets post-COVID.
Overall Jetstar Asia will operate 186 flights in November 2020, a 25% increase on October’s 148 services. 167 of October’s flights will carry passengers, while 19 others will be cargo-only. The airline usually operates 2,500 flights per month, based on November 2019 data.
That lifts the airline’s ca