Virgin Blue (now known as Virgin Australia
) flys to all capital cities and holiday spots, over 30 destinations in Australia alone.
Virgin Australia first began flying on 31/August/2000. Initially offering flights between Sydney and Brisbane, Virgin Blue airline now flys to all major cities and tourist destinations.
Virgin Blue operates Boeing 737s, carrying between 144-180 passengers. Like Virgin Atlantic, they name their aircraft - the first was 'Brizzie Lizzie' as Virgin Blue are based in Brisbane. You could be flying in 'Betty Blue','Smurfette' and 'Smoochy Maroochy' to name just a few.
Pacific Blue was launched on 29/Jan/2004, flying the trans-Tasman route between Brisbane and Christchurch. Since then, they have expanded and now fly between Sydney,Brisbane and Melbourne to most major cities in New Zealand..
Virgin have great fares to the major cities:
The new Virgin Australia has the luxurious Airbus 330 as its flagship for domestic business class.
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RT @heikefabig: All flights with #wheelchair user on board needs foldable aisle chair. Basic #dignity #dontpeeyrself @VirginAustralia http:…
Joyce says Virgin forced to “scramble” in bid to keep up with Qantas - Australian Aviation
Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce says his airline's upgrade of business class seats across its Airbus A330 fleet has forced rival Virgin Australia to “scramble” to keep up. Although Virgin was first to unveil its new business suite at a presentation in Singapore ...
Qantas goes to business class war with Virgin for corporate customers - The Daily Telegraph
At the time Virgin Australia boss John Borghetti said the Super Diamond suite was superior to the Qantas version, because it offered bigger seats, more leg room and a larger entertainment screen. RELATED: Virgin Australia's flash new business class suite ...
Virgin Australia wants 100pc of Tigerair Australia - micebtn
Virgin Australia ceo John Borghetti said the proposed takeover will allow Virgin to achieve profitability by the end of 2016 by leveraging the resources of the wider Group. The proposed sale requires approval from the Foreign Investment Review Board and ...
Analysis – how the new Qantas A330 business class seat measures up - Australian Aviation
As Australian Aviation's Cabin Pressure column will discuss in detail in the upcoming November issue, Qantas's staggered layout using the Vantage XL product is inherently inferior to Virgin Australia's announced B/E Aerospace Super Diamond reverse ...
Virgin Australia reduces 1Q losses, but consumer demand remains weak - ATWOnline
Virgin Australia reported an underlying loss before tax of AUD45 million ($40 million) for the first quarter of the 2015 financial year. This represents an 18.3% improvement over the prior-year period, despite the first quarter being traditionally a seasonally ...
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All VAi Business fares on VA now earn 2 Velocity points per mile: From monthly newletter:
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Show us your lounge!
We've got a double Virgin Australia Members Lounge passes up for grabs on… http://t.co/4Qv6WEh2am
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Heading to Sydney — feeling happy at Virgin Australia Terminal Brisbane Airport http://t.co/nPltJnGyyY
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RT @AirlineFlyer: I should probably take this Virgin Australia 77W review with a grain of salt, right? http://t.co/y1W3HQoYXE