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 travels 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.
In 2010 Virgin Blue won SkyTrax's Best Low-Cost Airline (for Australia/Pacific), presented at the World Airline Awards.
Virgin have great fares to the major cities:
Virgin has sealed a 10 year agreement for Skywest to operate Virgin aircraft in various "fly in, fly out" areas.
Virgin Australia and the Samoa Govt part company - Radio New Zealand
Virgin Australia is now reviewing its options after Samoa's decision to end their decade long joint venture later this year. Virgin Australia says the joint venture, called Virgin Samoa, will not continue after November 12, and it will provide an ...
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Virgin Samoa closure puts non-stop flights from Australia in doubt - The Sydney Morning Herald
The future of non-stop flights between Australia and Samoa is under a cloud.
Wallets open for cities but not regions - Townsville Bulletin
In 2000, the Government provided incentives including payroll tax relief to entice Sir Richard Branson's Australian headquarters for airline Virgin Blue. From 1998, more than $200 million was provided to companies through the then Queensland Investment ...
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Samoan government to end JV with Virgin Samoa - ch-aviation
The joint venture between the government and Virgin Blue Holdings was signed in 2005, with both the government and Virgin Australia (VA, Brisbane Int'l) each taking a 49% stake. The remaining 2% is held independently. Under the JV, the Samoan carrier ...
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Tensions End Virgin Samoa Joint Venture. - Asia Cruise News
Virgin Australia has not ruled out servicing Samoa under its own brand after its joint venture with the Pacific holiday destination's government ends later this year. The bust-up with the Samoan government means the Virgin Samoa joint venture, formerly ...