Top News Jetstar Asia plots return to Australian skies By TTG Asia / Posted on 28 September, 2021 14:07 Jetstar Asia plans to resume its services between Singapore and Darwin from as early as mid-December 2021, when a travel corridor between Singapore and Australia is expected to open. According to a release, the airline expects to start operating three-weekly services between Singapore and Darwin from December 20, pending regulatory and government approvals. Jetstar Asia plans to resume Singapore-Darwin services from mid-December, after a two-year suspension The announcement follows the Qantas Group’s international restart plan which includes Jetstar Airways resuming services between Melbourne and Singapore from December 19, 2021. Jetstar Asia CEO, Bara Pasupathi, said preparations are underway for the airline’s return to Australia, starting with Darwin, following a two-year suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic. He added that additional Australian routes have been planned for 2022. “With Singapore’s strong vaccination rate and Australia on track to see 80 per cent of the population vaccinated by the end of the year, we’re starting to plan the restart of our international flights between these Covid-safe destinations,” he said. Pasupathi added that with the Qantas Group’s plan to recommence services into Singapore as soon as a travel bubble is formed, the airline also anticipates to re-connect customers to its South-east Asian network.