Virgin Limited Edition, Sir Richard Branson’s privately owned collection of luxury retreats, is delighted to launch the new luxurious ‘Cliff Lodge’ at Ulusaba Private Game Reserve. Having been given the honour of the inaugural stay, Hollywood Actor Christian Slater remarks, “The Cliff Lodge is the most beautiful place I have ever been to. Even with its supreme opulence it gives you the ability to blend in with the bush and all that lives there; it truly is a place that will enrich your life.”
South African Airways has reached a new agreement with Virgin Blue targeting passengers travelling to South Africa through its Sydney and Perth hubs.
Malaysia Airlines and Virgin Blue have set out a comprehensive interline agreement.
Virgin Blue and Virgin Galactic have announced an agreement whereby two pilots now flying for Virgin Blue could become astronaut pilots of the future.
Virgin Nigeria, the fully private sector airline of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is beginning operations from London Gatwick into Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.
Virgin Blue has been voted the world’s ‘Best Low Cost Carrier’ in the Travel Quality.com Aviation Awards for 2003, taking the top honours over well-known low fare carriers US-based Southwest, Irish carrier Ryanair and UK-based airline easyJet.
It`s no secret that the travel industry has been struggling lately. But one segment continues to do well - the low-fare airlines such as Southwest Airlines in the United States, Ryanair and easyJet in Europe, WestJet in Canada, GOL Airlines in Brazil and Virgin Blue in Australia.