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Virgin Australia posts best half-year result in more than a decade

by Huntley Mitchell

Caviar, Dom Perignon and Cuban cigars are all on the menu at Virgin Australia’s staff cafeteria today following some positive financials for the company.

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Former Flight Centre exec appointed Virgin Australia’s new CEO

Following an extensive search, Virgin Australia has announced John Borghetti’s replacement.

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Visit USA reveals airline sponsors for 2019 expos and welcomes return of Richard Reid as MC

Not only will Visit USA expo attendees gain a plethora of info and advice on Uncle Sam, but it appears they’ll also get a dose of the latest celebrity goss via returning MC Richard Reid.

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Virgin closes in on search for new CEO

Meanwhile, we’re closing in on our last days of publication for the year! Expect major delays on content tomorrow as we drown ourselves in champagne and Christmas cake.

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Virgin under investigation after flight’s engines ‘flame out’ during landing

Similarly, we’re experiencing our own type of flame out after consuming three double espressos. We’ll be passed out in the corner if you need us.

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Start packing lighter: Aussie airlines are now weighing carry-on bags

However, there’s no rule to stop you wearing everything you own to thwart baggage weight restrictions instead. Well, not yet.

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Aviation

Big Fat Airline Wrap

This airline wrap makes us both happy and sad. Happy, because it’s no longer Monday, but sad because we’ve still got four days until the weekend.

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Big Fat Airline Wrap

This airline wrap will elevate your Tuesday, we promise. Our apologies if that joke didn’t really take off.

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This airline just dethroned Air New Zealand for Airline of the Year 2019

Meanwhile, we’ve just been dethroned from our top spot as the employee who can eat the most Tim Tams in one sitting. We still win for Iced Vovos though.

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Virgin Australia smashes gender targets for pilot cadetship program

A whopping 56 per cent of those selected for the airline’s Pilot Cadetship Program were women! Who run the world?

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Aviation

Qantas faces pressure to match Virgin’s new veteran salute

Many veterans have taken to Twitter to applaud Qantas’ for not following suit, condemning the tokenistic gesture and calling for mental health and disability funding instead.

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Virgin launches new international lounge network

Personally, we love lounges. And lounging. Essentially, we’re heavily into anything that involves having a lie down.

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