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Etihad ups its stake in Virgin Australia

Etihad Airways has increased its stake in Virgin Australia to 10% as it looks to deepen its ties to the Australian market.

Virgin Australia passenger: As soon as I boarded I was a...

An Australian airline's policy prohibiting male passengers from sitting next to kids traveling alone has fueled a social media firestorm and caused the company to review the rule.

Virgin Australia sends cabin crew to etiquette, posture and language classes

Virgin Australia cabin crew are being ordered to take classes in etiquette, posture and language as part of the company's bid to take on Qantas as the airline of choice for business-class passengers.

Boeing, Virgin Australia announce order for 23 737 MAX aircraft

BRISBANE, Australia - Boeing and Virgin Australia today finalized a firm order for 23 fuel-efficient 737 MAX airplanes with options for four additional 737 MAX airplanes.

Fare war with Virgin Australia takes toll on Qantas’ yield

Qantas has suffered its first monthly decline in yields from both its domestic and international operations in more than two years, in a further sign of the impact of a fare war with Virgin Australia.

Qantas screams bloody murder over Etihad buying into Virgin Australia

Qantas management is warning the carrier could ''go under'' if the state-owned Etihad is allowed to buy enough of a share of Virgin Australia to allow it to start undercutting Qantas on its profitable

Virgin America seeks approval for codeshare with Virgin Australia

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Virgin America announces today that it is requesting U.S.

The battle for Australian skies intensifies

The battle for Australia's skies intensified yesterday as Qantas shrugged off threats by rival Virgin and announced big capacity increases with more on the way.

Virgin Airlines take flight rewards global

SAN FRANCISCO, LONDON and SYDNEY - Virgin America, Virgin Atlantic Airways and Virgin Australia, today announce that all three award-winning Virgin airlines are fully linking their frequent flyer prog

Qantas, Virgin battle for Australian skies

The battle for the Australian skies between Virgin and Qantas is shaping as one that demonstrates how the youth and flexibility of the small upstart, Virgin, are worthy adversaries to the flatfootedne

Competition regulator approves Virgin Australia-Singapore Airlines alliance

Virgin Australia has gained approval from the competition regulator for its alliance with aviation powerhouse Singapore Airlines.

Hawaiian Airlines and Virgin Australia launch codeshare on flights to Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaiian Airlines and Virgin Australia group of airlines have launched a new agreement that allows Virgin Australia's international airline, V Australia, to codeshare on Hawaiian Ai

Delta, Virgin Australia trans-Pacific codeshare to launch in November

ATLANTA and SYDNEY - Delta Air Lines and Virgin Australia Airlines today announced two major milestones of their recently approved joint venture: an expanded codesharing agreement on flights between t

Virgin dumps Malaysia Air, woos Singapore Airlines

Virgin Australia will seek to end its relationship with Malaysia Airlines (MAS) as it pursues a partnership with aviation powerhouse Singapore Airlines (SIA).

Delta, Virgin Australia welcome US DOT approval of trans-Pacific alliance

ATLANTA and SYDNEY - Delta Air Lines and Virgin Australia Airlines today welcomed the U.S.

Virgin Blue rebrands its operations Virgin Australia

Virgin Blue will rebrand its operations Virgin Australia today and immediately take the battle to its bigger competitor with the introduction of its first two-class Boeing 737.