A thousand free domestic and international flights were
snapped up within an hour as Jetstar hit back at rival Air
New Zealand's free flights to Christchurch.
On Friday Jetstar offered 370 free international seats on
flights to Australia and Singapore, and 630 free domestic
seats on flights between Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch,
Dunedin and Queenstown.
The tickets went within an hour of going online at 4pm on
The offer was the latest salvo in an airfare price war
between the carriers, which has seen promotional fares drop
to as low as one cent.
Air NZ was the first to offer free flights the previous week,
when it gave away 1500 one-way tickets to Christchurch from
tomorrow until December 2.