JULY 5, 2017 Virgin Australia today launched its inaugural flights to Hong Kong, marking the start of the airline’s expansion into Greater China. Sir Richard Branson said: “I am so delighted to see Virgin Australia fly to Hong Kong for the first time. Both Melbourne and Hong Kong are such […]

Sir Richard Branson launches Virgin Australia’s first flight to Hong ...

MAY 27, 2017 Virgin Australia has announced that it will begin selling codeshare services on Air Canada flights between Los Angeles and three major Canadian cities from today, enabling customers to enjoy new, seamless connections between Australia and Canada. Today’s announcement represents the implementation of the first phase of the […]

Virgin Australia and Air Canada Launch Codeshare Services

May 1, 2017 Virgin Australia has today commenced a three month testing period of in flight wireless internet access on one of its Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Guests flying on the wi-fi enabled aircraft will be able to use the service free of charge during the testing period and can enjoy […]

Virgin Australia Launches Onboard Wifi Trial

Virgin Australia will introduce twice weekly services between Perth and Canberra in Parliamentary sitting weeks to cater for increased demand for travel to and from the nation’s capital and to encourage tourism to both cities. The new services will be operated by Virgin Australia’s Boeing 737 aircraft, with flights for […]

Virgin Australia introduces Perth – Canberra services

Virgin Australia today launched flights between Melbourne and Los Angeles, bringing the world’s best Business Class, ‘The Business’1, to the route for the first time. Flight VA23, operated by the airline’s flagship Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, departed Melbourne at 11.30am and will land in Los Angeles at 9am, meaning both business […]

Virgin Australia launches flights between Melbourne and Los Angeles

Virgin Australia will provide further choice for guests with the launch of Economy X, a new product designed to provide more comfort and an enhanced travelling experience both on the ground and in the air across Virgin Australia’s entire network. Economy X is an Australian-first product in the domestic market […]

Virgin Australia brings its X-Factor to the skies

Virgin Australia has confirmed its flights to and from Los Angeles will continue to operate from the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) once alliance partner Delta Air Lines relocates from Terminals 5 and 6 to Terminals 2 and 3 in May 2017. The airline […]

Update on Virgin Australia operations at LAX

The Virgin Australia Group today welcomed the ACCC’s interim approval of Virgin Australia’s proposed alliance with HNA Aviation, Hong Kong Airlines and HK Express. Once implemented, the proposed alliance will enable Virgin Australia to introduce new direct services between Australia and Hong Kong as well as Australia and China. The […]

Virgin Australia welcomes ACCC interim approval

Velocity Frequent Flyer, the award-winning loyalty program of Virgin Australia, today announced a partnership with EnergyAustralia, one of Australia’s leading energy companies. From tomorrow, the partnership will reward new and existing EnergyAustralia customers who link their Velocity account, opening up a range of travel opportunities to over 600 destinations around […]

Velocity Frequent Flyer and EnergyAustralia Partner

Virgin Australia today announced details of its alliance agreement with HNA Aviation, Hong Kong Airlines and HK Express, with the airlines submitting an application for authorisation of the proposed alliance to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Subject to authorisation, the airlines plan to: Introduce new direct services between Australia […]

Virgin Australia announces flights to Hong Kong

Virgin Australia today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enter into a strategic cooperation agreement with Air Canada, increasing choice for travellers and improving the convenience of travel between Australia and Canada. The first stage of the codeshare is scheduled to be implemented in early 2017, when […]

Virgin Australia and Air Canada to introduce codeshare services

Trans-Tasman alliance partners Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand today announced that they will introduce night flights between Queenstown and Australia for the first time during the 2017 ski season. Subject to regulatory approval, Virgin Australia will operate night services from Queenstown to Brisbane on Friday and Sunday from 23 […]

Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand to launch night Ski ...