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Jetstar boosts tourism from China with new flights to Melbourne

Jetstar has today announced new direct flights from Zhengzhou in Central China to Melbourne, further boosting Chinese tourism to Victoria’s capital.

The twice-weekly flights on Jetstar’s Boeing 787 aircraft, are expected to bring an additional 35,000 Chinese tourists to Australia each year.

Jetstar Group CEO Jayne Hrdlicka said the growing middle class in China presented enormous opportunities for Australian tourism.


Zhengzhou serves as the economic, political, technological, and educational centre of the Henan province, located in central China. The city has been named one of the emerging megacities in China, and it is considered a major transportation hub for Central China.

The Melbourne-Zhengzhou service is delivered in partnership with local travel specialist, China Comfort Travel, which will sell flights and holiday packages directly to Chinese travellers.

Customers from Zhengzhou will be able to directly access 26 destinations through Jetstar’s extensive international and domestic network across Australia and New Zealand. Fares start from $566 one way on the Melbourne to Zhengzhou services and are available to book on

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