Jetstar Increasing Frequency on Sydney to Seoul Flight JQ47

There has been a lot of action on the Sydney to Seoul sector. Between late 2022 and early 2023 we saw 2 airlines tackle this route. Korean low cost carrier T’Way entered the market while Qantas made a return on the route after a 15 year absence. Along these two airlines Korean Air and Jetstar complete the lineup of airlines operating Sydney to Seoul flights. Today I’ll be taking a closer look at Jetstar’s future plans for its flight.

Jetstar Increases Frequency on Its JQ47 Sydney to Seoul Flight

Jetstar’s plan for its JQ47 service, which connects Sydney (SYD) to Seoul (ICN) is to increase frequency. The Australian low cost carrier will be adding one weekly service on the route increasing flights bringing the service from a 3 times weekly schedule to a 4 times weekly.

Jetstar will increase the number of weekly flights starting February 1st 2024. Therefore JQ47 flight from Sydney (SYD) to Seoul (ICN) will be available every:

  • Monday (new service)
  • Wednesday
  • Friday
  • Sunday

Please do notice in the schedule of the flight in the next section that the new Monday service’s timings will differ from the rest.

Jetstar Boeing 787-8 for JQ47 flight from Sydney to Seoul

Jetstar’s JQ47 Flight Schedule

DaysFlight NumberDeparture AirportAirport CodeDeparture TimeArrival AirportAirport CodeArrival TimeFlight Duration
Jetstar LogoWed, Fri, SunJQ47SydneySYD11:45SeoulICN20:1510hrs 15min
Jetstar LogoWed, Fri, SunJQ48SeoulICN21:50SydneySYD10:05+110hrs 5min
Jetstar LogoMonJQ47SydneySYD14:45SeoulICN23:1510hrs 15min
Jetstar LogoTueJQ48SeoulICN00:50SydneySYD13:0510hrs 5min

The Plane For The Flight

The 787-8 is the aircraft of choice for the Sydney to Seoul Jetstar JQ47 flight, as is the case for many of this carrier’s long range flights.

The Jetstar Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners all come in the same configuration featuring:

  • 21 Business Class Seats
  • 214 Economy Class Seats

Business class is in a very low cost oriented 2-3-2 configuration. The seats do not transform into a flat bed and only recline so don’t expect the same product you would get on JQ’s mother company Qantas. Seats are produced by German manufacturer Recaro and have a 9″ recline.

Economy class on the other hand is configured with a standard 3-3-3 configuration for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

JQ47 Jetstar flight from Sydney to Seoul Route

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Daily JQ Flights From Sydney to Seoul

Jetstar flies to Seoul from 2 of Australia’s major cities:

  • Sydney
  • Brisbane

As we just saw Sydney will be upped to a 4 times per week service, while Brisbane on the other hand has a 3 times weekly service to Seoul on JQ53. Adding up both services Jetstar offers at least one flight per day from Australia to the capital of South Korea.

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Alex Achille

Ex Cabin Crew with Emirates, I've always loved travelling and other cultures. In this website I'll be sharing my experiences along with my reviews of the latest Korean Dramas and TV Series I've watched.

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