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. Originally offering flights between Sydney and Brisbane, Virgin Blue airline now flys to all capital 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.
Virgin Blue set up an Interline Agreement with Regional Express Airlines (Rex) for some of the smaller Eastern Australian routes.
Virgin has sealed a 10 year agreement for Skywest to operate Virgin aircraft in various "fly in, fly out" areas.
Sir Richard Branson tells graduates: travel is the greatest university there is - Examiner.com
Subscribe to Blog. Remember my Info. This week (May 21), Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia Airlines, sent out a letter on Linked In to recent college graduates with one important lesson. Travel is as important as a diploma.
Ground-breaking study benchmarks biofuel pricing - Phys.Org
(Phys.org) —Ground-breaking Australian research on the viability of aviation biofuels has today been released, at the culmination of almost three years of work by The University of Queensland, James Cook University, The Boeing Company, Virgin Australia, ...
Twitter: From user 'findhotelprices'
News: Virgin Australia appoints Judith Crompton as chief commercial officer
The Week in Brief 23 May 2013 - Aviation Business
That announcement last week by Virgin Australia that it was in bed with TA for a massive promotion in the US has been tit-for-tatted by a Qantas announcement that it and Tourism Tasmania have commenced a joint marketing campaign to promote travel to ...
Etihad tries the reverse Emirates play in Amsterdam - Crikey (blog)
Virgin Australia alliance partner Etihad continues to go about building its Australia-Europe links the opposite way to Emirates with its partnership with Qantas. Where Emirates flies in its own right into the major and often secondary and even tertiary cities in EU ...
Launceston Virgin flight investigation - Tasmania Examiner
A VIRGIN Australia flight from Launceston in January is being investigated for a low-speed condition while climbing. An Australian Transport Safety Bureau investigation summary suggests the crew failed to switch to an auto-flight mode, slowing the plane's ...
Cost of biofuels no longer sky high - Sydney Morning Herald
Airlines, such as Qantas and Virgin Australia, aim to source 5 per cent of their aviation fuel from sustainable biofuels by 2020. Tim Brennan, a PhD student in that Australian Institute of Bioengineering & Nanotechnology. Future fix? Tim Brennan, a PhD student ...
Twitter: From user 'anarcheintheuk'
@DeltaAssist actually I was asking about VIRGIN ATLANTIC. The link you sent me only includes Virgin Australia?
Virgin promotes biofuels future - Travel Weekly
Virgin Australia has affirmed their commitment to biofuel alternatives but say it is still embryonic and they are not wedded to one solution. Virgin Australia insisted that there is no doubt that biofuels are the future, with the high cost and quantity required for ...
Virgin Australia appoints Judith Crompton as chief commercial officer - Breaking Travel News (press release)
Virgin Australia today announced the appointment of Judith Crompton to the newly created role of Chief Commercial Officer. This role will have responsibility for Alliances, Network, Revenue Management and Sales, covering Virgin Australia's domestic and ...