Jetstar Unveiled as Official Airline of Asia’s Got Talent

SINGAPORE, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — 

  • Jetstar celebrates partnership with the very first season of Asia’s Got Talent
  • Jetstar supports aspiring talent by connecting them to their dreams and sharing it with their loved ones
  • Asia’s Got Talent branded livery on a Jetstar aircraft will take to the skies in February

Jetstar is pleased to announce sponsorship of the very first season of the wildly popular talent competition  Asia’s Got Talent.

The first pan-regional format of the talent search programme will see some of the region’s most aspiring artistes gather in Singapore to fight for the coveted winning title.

Jetstar’s network of 22 destinations across 13 countries in Asia Pacific will enable the region’s top talents to fly further to fulfill their dreams and aspirations.

“The talent show has proven to be very popular around the world and we are proud and excited to be the official airline for the first ever Asian edition,” said Barathan Pasupathi, CEO of Jetstar Asia.

“It is indeed a treat to be able to bring the best of Asia’s talent together for the regional auditions and live performances in Singapore, following open auditions in Taipei, Jakarta and Manila — all major cities we fly to. Our low fares also make it more accessible for the participants’ families and friends to take off and support them,” added Mr. Pasupathi. 

To support these artistes in their pursuit of being Asia’s top talent, Jetstar will provide complimentary return airfares to those who are shortlisted from across Asia for the judges’ auditions up until the grand finale, which will be held in Singapore.

Each contestant may also invite a companion to support them in reaching for the stars.

Asia’s Got Talent is the widest reaching version of the already world record breaking Got Talent format.  We’re proud to partner with Jetstar to bring these phenomenal performances to all of Asia, thereby bringing even more countries into the Got Talent family,” said Paul O’Hanlon, managing director of FremantleMedia Asia.

To celebrate the season premiere of Asia’s Got Talent, a Jetstar A320 will now sport a brand new look.

“The livery is a first in Got Talent history, and it is the perfect embodiment of Asia’s Got Talent’s goal of finding the best talents from across the continent and bringing them together in the world’s largest, widest reaching talent competition,” added Mr. O’Hanlon.

The aircraft will take to the skies from February and will fly around the region to destinations in the Jetstar network for the next six months.

  Jetstar A320 plane sports new look with the launch of Asia's Got Talent
Jetstar A320 plane sports new look with the launch of Asia’s Got Talent

See more photos at: Watch the time lapse video of the livery being applied on a Jetstar A320 at the Jetstar Airways YouTube channel from 27 January 2015 after 4pm.

Media enquiries:

Tjan Hui Min, AKA Asia, T: +65-6222-6136
Tyler Thia, Jetstar Asia, T: +65-6318-0943

Jetstar Asia first took to the skies in December 2004. In 2005, Singapore carrier Valuair became the sister airline of Jetstar Asia, focusing on destinations within Indonesia. Jetstar Asia and Valuair currently operate more than 600 weekly return flights to 22 destinations across 13 countries and territories in the Asia Pacific region.

With offices in Singapore, Beijing, Bangkok, Jakarta, and Mumbai, and servicing the entirety of Asia, FremantleMedia Asia is one on the preeminent production companies in the region, producing world-class content from the large scale talent competitions for which it is best known, including Idol, X Factor, and Got Talent, to long running game shows such as Family Feud. In addition to creating and developing local content, FremantleMedia Asia is no stranger to localization and is uniquely positioned as one of the most accomplished adaptors of international formats in the region, ensuring continuing success season after season in territory after territory. Beyond single market productions, FremantleMedia Asia has also demonstrated its strength in pan-regional production having recently produced the widely successful The Apprentice Asia.

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