Jetstar Launches Direct Bangkok – Brisbane Route with 787 Dreamliner

Jetstar has announced the exciting news of launching a direct service between Bangkok and Brisbane, marking a significant milestone in reconnecting Queensland and Thailand. The airline will operate three flights per week starting from December, using the state-of-the-art 787 Dreamliner for the route.

This new service is expected to have a positive impact on Queensland’s tourism industry and exporters, providing a boost in inbound seats, visitor expenditure, and job opportunities. With a flight duration of just over eight hours, the direct service will offer travelers a convenient and efficient way to travel between the two destinations.

Brisbane Airport CEO, Gert-Jan de Graaf, expressed his excitement about reuniting Queensland and Thailand through this highly-anticipated route. The direct flight not only facilitates easier connections for families and friends but also opens up new opportunities for Queensland exporters with additional freight capacity on every service.

Jetstar’s expansion of Brisbane operations, in collaboration with Brisbane Airport, has been a significant development in enhancing connectivity with international destinations. The new Bangkok – Brisbane route marks the first direct connection between Queensland and Thailand since the pandemic-related flight suspensions, providing a much-needed link for travelers and businesses.

Minister for Tourism, Michael Healy, highlighted the importance of the new route in boosting tourism and trade between Bangkok and Brisbane. With Jetstar’s affordable fares and increased accessibility, the route is expected to attract a diverse range of travelers from Asia, the UK, and Europe, benefiting both inbound and outbound tourism.

Jetstar Group CEO, Steph Tully, emphasized the airline’s commitment to providing customers with convenient and cost-effective travel options. The launch of the Bangkok – Brisbane route coincides with Jetstar’s 20th year of operations, underscoring the airline’s dedication to expanding its network and enhancing customer experience.

Overall, the introduction of the direct Bangkok – Brisbane route signifies a significant milestone in enhancing connectivity, tourism, and trade between Queensland and Thailand. The new service is poised to become a popular choice for travelers seeking a seamless and affordable travel experience between the two vibrant destinations.