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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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Virgin to stand down 8,000 staff as domestic capacity cut by 90 per cent

The capacity reduction includes the immediate suspension of Tigerair Australia’s domestic services.

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More Tigerair planes removed from fleet, as Virgin posts first-half loss

by Huntley Mitchell

The half-yearly results continue apace, with Virgin’s record revenue and loyalty growth the only bright spots in an otherwise dour performance.

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Bushfire smoke and thunderstorms cause flight delays at Melbourne Airport

by Christian Fleetwood

Bushfire smoke and a late afternoon storm caused dozens of delays at Melbourne Airport, which could carry over to today.

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Virgin Australia to reduce capacity with major fleet and network changes

by Huntley Mitchell

Australia’s second-largest carrier has announced a raft of changes to its fleet and network following a strategic review. Find out how you and your clients will be affected here.

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Investigation finds Tigerair flight crew mishap saw plane fly unpressurised

by Christian Fleetwood

The findings of an ATSB investigation have found a Tigerair flight flew for a period with its cabin unpressurised due to a crew oversight.

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Aviation Wrap: Emirates celebrates loyalty landmark, Tigerair re-invents digital experience + MORE!

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly’s paper plane competition is off to a bad start, after our editor used up all the spare paper to make a sailboat instead.

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Aviation wrap: Emirates’ global sale, Royal Brunei Airlines’ new Brisbane flights + more

We do hope that you’re so wrapped about this week’s aviation wrap that you write a rap about it.

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Heavy fog causes chaos at Sydney Airport

by Ali Coulton

Personally, we used the fog as an excuse to extend our Saturday morning sleep-in. You can’t leave the house if you can hardly see your front gate!

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“Saddle class, anyone?”: are Aussie airlines considering stand-up plane seats?

by Ali Coulton

That’s right, folks. The standing plane seat is back and more terrifying than ever. We’ll be sleeping with the lights on for the next few nights, as this is the stuff of nightmares.

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Domestic air travel on the rise, with one generation leading the way

The only thing on the rise in our office today is midday naps and sore heads. We may have gone too hard on the free champagne last night.

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Aviation wrap: Qantas and Virgin sign MOUs with new NSW airport, Emirates goes sustainable in South Africa + more!

Welcome back, travel folk. Let’s get your heads back into gear with the latest news in the aviation industry.

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