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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Virgin Australia announces new routes, hosts first mid-air wedding
After popping its ‘Pride Flight’ cherry last week, Virgin has celebrated another first.
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.
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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