Paul Scurrah

Aviation

Tigerair scratched, thousands of jobs cut and a simplified fleet: Virgin Australia’s six-point blueprint for success

Have you been wondering what the hell Virgin and its future owner have been up to as the administration process nears the finish line? All is revealed here.

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Swissport pleads for $125m government bailout

by Christian Fleetwood

The company has warned as many as 2,000 workers could be let go if it does not receive immediate taxpayer-funded relief.

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IT’S OFFICIAL: Virgin Australia enters voluntary administration

by Huntley Mitchell

After much speculation and deliberation, Virgin Australia has announced it has entered voluntary administration after failing to strike a deal with the federal government.

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Queensland government hands Virgin $200m lifeline (but there are strings attached)

by Huntley Mitchell

It’s yet another update on the Virgin Australia saga. Let’s hope for all involved that the airline’s future is sorted out soon.

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Row between Virgin and Qantas intensifies, as Scurrah calls for ACCC investigation

ACCC chair Rod Sims is set to don the deerstalker hat and monocle after Virgin’s boss wrote him a very angry letter.

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“Now is not the time for rivalry”: Scurrah hits back at Joyce over Virgin nationalisation comments

Virgin Australia CEO Paul Scurrah has hit back at his nemesis at Qantas over comments he made about potential government assistance for the Richard Branson-backed carrier.

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Virgin Australia flags 750 job cuts following another full-year loss

by Huntley Mitchell

Following these dour financials, Virgin Australia is set to be shopping at Fantastic Furniture instead of Nick Scali for reception armchairs and jute rugs.

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Virgin Australia announces restructure of Boeing 737 MAX order

by Christian Fleetwood

Proving that the Boeing fiasco is the gift that keeps on giving to the media comes this bit of news from Virgin.

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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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