Boeing and the Virgin Australia Group have revealed the airline is adding the largest member of the 737 MAX family to its growing single-aisle fleet.
Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia have announced the expansion of their new codeshare agreement, creating more travel options between the UK and Australia. The joint Virgin codeshare provides significant customer benefits - encompassing all the destinations they want to travel to in one booking with a single check in and bag drop.
Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia have announced a new codeshare agreement, creating more travel options between the UK and Australia – and giving customers the opportunity to travel around the world purely on Virgin airlines.
Virgin Australia has implemented Sabre Branded Fares, joining a growing list of airlines globally. The solution allows travel agents and online travel agents using the Sabre global distribution system to access enhanced branded fare functionality that simplifies the retailing of Virgin Australia’s full-service benefits.
The inaugural codeshare flight between Hong Kong Airlines and Virgin Australia took off from Melbourne, Australia and touched down the Hong Kong International Airport earlier, marking both airlines’ cooperation under a strategic alliance that they announced early this year.
Amadeus and Virgin Australia have signed a new multi-year agreement, extending their longstanding partnership. The new agreement provides Amadeus travel agents with worldwide continued access to Virgin Australia’s full range of fares, seats and schedules under the same conditions as that offered through all other channels.
Travelport has signed a new long term agreement signed with Virgin Australia for global distribution, enhanced with its Rich Content & Branding solution. Virgin Australia will be able to utilise this innovative feature that enables airlines to market and retail their products more effectively by determining how their products are visually presented and described to travel agents.
Virgin Australia has renewed its technology agreement and widened the scope of its relationship with Sabre. The deal expands the airlines’ SabreSonic agreement. SabreSonic is an integrated suite of applications that optimizes and automates core processes such as Reservations, Inventory and Departure Control enabling airlines to offer a differentiating customer experience.
Etihad Airways – considered the World’s Leading Airline by the World Travel Awards has upped its stake in Virgin Australia to the maximum allowed by the Foreign Investment Review Board in Australia. The Abu Dhabi based carrier now holds a 22.9 per cent stake after spending another AU$28.34 million last week.
The transaction, once completed, will see Virgin Australia secure 100 per cent ownership and full control of Tigerair Australia and brings to a conclusion the joint venture between Virgin Australia and Tiger Holdings which commenced in July last year. As part of the proposed acquisition, Virgin Australia will secure the brand rights to fly Tigerair Australia to a number of short-haul international destinations, providing new growth opportunities for the business.
Virgin Australia has unveiled a major redesign of the Business Class and Premium Economy cabins on board its wide-body fleet of aircraft.