Virgin Australia flies in new chief commercial officer
Meanwhile, mooted retirement presents for John MacLeod included a Big Mouth Billy Bass singing fish and a day clock.
Velocity Frequent Flyer steps up its loyalty game with 7-Eleven partnership
Virgin celebrated its loyalty program’s latest partnership by using drones to deliver “convenience from the skies”, which sounds equal parts exciting and terrifying.
Qantas slashes agent commissions, while Virgin goes on hiring spree
The flying kangaroo announced it will cut agent commissions on international tickets, amid a spate of job cuts and a wage freeze, in its latest market update.
ScoMo slams Virgin CEO’s “insensitive” comments, flags vaccine passport plans for interstate travel
There’s plenty to dissect here from the PM’s recent interview and, thankfully, you won’t require a scalpel.
“Some people may die”: Virgin Australia suffers PR nightmare following CEO’s controversial comments
by Huntley Mitchell
When there’s a hashtag trending on Twitter that’s calling for people to boycott your company, you know you’re in a bit of hot water.
New aircraft, more jobs and a bigger network: Virgin Australia fast-tracks growth plans
Virgin boss Jayne Hrdlicka trekked to a cabin crew training school in Brisbane this morn to deliver this very important update.
Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin start selling half-price flights
Aussie airlines are offering some dirt-cheap flights as part of the government’s $1.2 billion push to kickstart the tourism industry.
Bottomless beverages, seat-pocket bingo and a mid-flight proposal: All the highlights from Virgin Australia’s maiden ‘Pride Flight’
Meanwhile, Travel Weekly’s editor is still trying to get all the glitter he wore for Mardi Gras out of his hair.
IN PICTURES: Virgin Australia unveils “lounge of the future” at Adelaide Airport
Much to Travel Weekly’s disappointment, the new lounge doesn’t feature robot butlers. However, it does have plenty of bright greenery and ambient lighting.
Virgin Australia boss booed at Australian Open over comments about COVID-19 vaccines and Victorian govt
Jayne Hrdlicka copped a bit of a booing last night at the Australian Open, presumably from a bunch of anti-vaxxers who dislike Daniel Andrews.
Virgin Australia’s domestic capacity fails to live up to expectations
The airline is pointing its finger at Sydney’s COVID-19 outbreak in December for the less-than-expected result.
Virgin Australia announces mass changes to executive team
Virgin’s HR team is drowning in paperwork after CEO Jayne Hrdlicka assembled her dream exec leadership line-up.
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