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.
In 2004. Virgin Blue was Voted the 'Best Low-Cost Airline Asia-Pacific'and took second place for 'Best Low-Cost Airline Worldwide' in the Skytrax Airline of the Year 2004 Survey.
Virgin have great fares to the major cities:
Virgin Blue has been rebranded 'Virgin Australia' in 2011, in an attempt to win more business travellers from Qantas
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