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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.

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Signed, sealed, delivered: ACCC authorises Virgin’s cooperation plan with Alliance Airlines

by Huntley Mitchell

Did you recently happen to see ACCC tsar Rod Sims popping some mail in your local AusPost box? All is explained here.

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Aviation

Rex to launch Sydney-Canberra flights this month

Regional Express certainly doesn’t seem to be intimidated by the flying kangaroo’s domestic market dominance, judging by this move.

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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.

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Virgin Australia reveals new onboard menus, announces fare review

Virgin’s new onboard menus have been unveiled, thankfully sans any instant noodles for business-class passengers.

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Virgin Australia reopens final domestic airport lounge

Do you tend to go overboard on the food and drink at airport lounges? Well, it’s probably best you loosen your belt before reading this news.

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Aviation

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.

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Aviation

Is former Virgin CEO Paul Scurrah set to fly back to Rex?

by Huntley Mitchell

Paul Scurrah has been laying low since exiting Virgin late last year, but the speculation wheel has started to turn around his next role.

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Aviation

Virgin Australia announces new routes, hosts first mid-air wedding

After popping its ‘Pride Flight’ cherry last week, Virgin has celebrated another first.

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Virgin Australia announces maiden ‘Pride Flight’

The flight will include all of the trimmings you’d expect from a gay celebration, including rainbows, glitter and a whole lot of fabulous!

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Virgin Australia prepares response to Qantas’ booking flexibility flex

Thought the Qantas-Virgin rivalry was beginning to resemble a friendly exhibition match rather than a grand final heading into extra time? Well, it appears the competitive spirit is still alive and well.

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Road & Rail

WATCH: Virgin’s concept video for ‘hyperloop’ travel will blow your mind

Virgin has released a swanky video for its new mode of transport that promises cross-country travel in minutes, and it has got some serious Jetsons vibes.

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