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Virgin Australia to set up new Adelaide base

Virgin Australia to set up new Adelaide base

22 September 2013 Airline News

Virgin Australia will set up a new Adelaide base for cabin crew, bringing up to 80 new jobs to South Australia. Virgin Australia chief customer officer Mark Hassell said the move highlighted Adelaide as an important market for Virgin Australia’s domestic operations.

Virgin Australia unveils new wireless in-flight entertainment

Virgin Australia unveils new wireless in-flight entertainment

Virgin Australia has officially launched its new wireless in-flight entertainment system, representing a new era in the way travellers experience entertainment in the sky. The entertainment platform is the first of its kind in the Asia Pacific region, giving customers the ability to stream content to their own devices, including smartphones, laptops and tablets, through in-built wireless technology on board.

Virgin Australia links with airberlin for codeshare deal

Virgin Australia links with airberlin for codeshare deal

16 July 2013 Airline News

Virgin Australia has announced a reciprocal codeshare and frequent flyer agreement with airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline. Available for sale today for travel from August 1st 2013, subject to government approval, Virgin Australia will codeshare on airberlin’s daily direct services from Abu Dhabi to Dusseldorf and Berlin.

Virgin Australia and Delta Air Lines expand codeshare to Mexico

Virgin Australia and Delta Air Lines expand codeshare to Mexico

3 July 2013 Airline News

Virgin Australia and Delta Air Lines have announced they will expand their partnership enabling Australians to travel to Mexico. Customers of both airlines will now be able to fly from Australia to six different cities in Mexico on one ticket as part of the alliance’s continued commitment to strengthening its offering.

Etihad encourages Brits to journey down under

Etihad encourages Brits to journey down under

For the first time, Tourism Australia, Virgin Australia and Etihad Airways have partnered on a national advertising campaign inviting British holidaymakers to travel on the Etihad Skypass. The £870,000 campaign, which runs UK-wide throughout May, uses Tourism Australia’s ‘There’s nothing like Australia’ global creative and includes multi-channel TV and online advertising, directing consumers to find out more on the official website.