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 has sealed a 10 year agreement for Skywest to operate Virgin aircraft in various "fly in, fly out" areas.
Call for airlines to follow Virgin in granting domestic violence leave - The Age
Virgin Australia recently struck a deal with the union to provide five days of extra leave each year for workers experiencing family violence. The agreement allows workers to take time off to attend medical and legal appointments and gives them greater ...
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Airline employee caught throwing musicians' fragile baggage - Fox News
Australian hip-hop group Thundamentals are the latest victims of airline luggage mishandling. The trio was flying Virgin Australia last week and captured a video of their instruments being roughly unloaded onto a luggage conveyor belt at Sydney Airport, ...
Etihad Airways boosts stake in Virgin Australia - Breaking Travel News
Etihad Airways – considered the World's Leading Airline by the World Travel Awards has upped its stake in Virgin Australia to the maximum allowed by the Foreign Investment Review Board in Australia. The Abu Dhabi based carrier now holds a 22.9 per cent ...
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Hip-Hop Group Has Beef With Virgin Australia - TravelPulse
“We sincerely apologise to the Thundamentals for the mishandling of their luggage,” the airline said in a statement. “Virgin Australia always endeavours to take care of our guests' luggage and are investigating this particular incident. Virgin Australia is proud to ...
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Airline apologizes to hip hop group for luggage handling - New York Daily News
An airline has apologized to an Australian hip hop group after a baggage handler was busted carelessly tossing their fragile-marked luggage onto a conveyor belt. Rap group Thundamentals were stunned when they spotted the Virgin Australia worker at ...
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