Jetstar has issued a response to strike action by the Australian Federation of Air Pilots (AFAP) saying it is “deeply disappointing” that the AFAP is threatening this action around the holiday season. The AFAP is demanding the equivalent of a 15% pay increase in the first year. Jetstar has said that the union’s demands would put significant pressure on the low fares our customers rely on and force us to review its investment in new aircraft, new technology and new destinations. A statement from Jetstar said: “Our captains earn on average over $300,000 a year and we are offering a

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