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Qatar Airways reveals Virgin was not its first partner pick

It turns out Virgin was Qatar Airways’ second pick for the dance; reminding Travel Weekly’s editor of her high school days.

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“Ladies, form an orderly queue”: Virgin CEO rewards baggage handler for viral act of kindness

The kind act of a baggage handler has found him very popular with the ladies, which has this Travel Weekly reporter considering a career change.

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Virgin CEO accused of bullying by former chief pilot

The former employee, who was also the general manager of flight operations, has lodged a Fair Work claim against the carrier.

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“We’re facing a perfect storm:” Sydney Airport apologises over hours-long queues as Alan Joyce blames passengers

Long lines at the airport mean less time for leafing through magazines, milling about cosmetic kiosks and the all-important stop at Crispy Cream. We won’t stand for it!

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ACCC voices concerns over “monopoly airports” blocking Sydney access for Bonza

Much to the disappointment of Travel Weekly staff, this news has nothing to do with the board game Monopoly, which is probably for the best considering our penchant for flipping over the board and storming off.

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Virgin Australia recruiting for nearly 600 new roles as it prepares to welcome seven new aircraft

Have you always wanted to work at Virgin? Well, we reckon the odds of you getting a gig at the airline are heavily in your favour.

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Virgin Australia reveals new aircraft interior prototype on TikTok

To watch the airline’s “unboxing” video, our intern had to give us a crash course in Gen Z’s favourite new platform. Now we’re afraid we’ll never make deadline again because we’ve developed an addiction to videos of tiny goats.

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Virgin Australia shows off its flair in wonderfully fun campaign

It’s been so long between trips that Travel Weekly’s editor is even pining for departure delays, overpriced drinks and soggy inflight sandwiches.

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Qantas to launch Sydney-Dehli route, moves start date forward for select overseas flights

The national carrier also said it plans to bring back around 11,000 stood-down workers a whopping six months earlier than expected.

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Virgin Australia brings forward flights to Fiji

The airline wants to make up for lost time, having not flown internationally since relaunching under new ownership.

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Virgin Australia unveils new campaign for launch of ‘VA-X & Win’ comp

Whether your goal is to become a Velocity Frequent Flyer points millionaire or simply nab a set of Virgin PJs, this comp is definitely worth getting jabbed for.

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Virgin Australia overhauls economy airfare options, premium loyalty program to be rebranded

Virgin has given its economy fares the Queer Eye treatment. Our reaction to this is along the lines of “fabulous” and “yaaas queen”.

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