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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.
Australian icon and business woman Elle Macpherson launched Virgin Blue’s sophisticated new uniform joined by 60 of Virgin Blue’s own pilots and crew for a stylish runway show in Sydney this morni
SYDNEY - Virgin Blue Group and Skywest airlines today signed a 10 year strategic alliance to service regional Australia with Skywest operating up to 18 new Virgin Blue branded turboprop aircraft
SAN FRANCISCO - Virgin America, the California-based airline, announces it is welcoming Virgin Blue crew members to its award-winning in-flight team.
While Virgin Blue races to fix its ongoing computer problems, more delays for airline's passengers expected this week.
Airfares for new services between Australia and Abu Dhabi will go on sale from 1 October as interim authorisation was today given to the proposed alliance between Virgin Blue and Etihad Airways.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Wednesday gave a thumbs down to plans by Virgin Blue Holdings Ltd. and Delta Air Lines Inc.
Air New Zealand intends to throw the reverse engines on transtasman domination by the Qantas-Jetstar duo with its proposed tie-up with Virgin Blue.
Australian regulators have approved a joint venture between Delta Air lines Inc.
A listeria outbreak on Virgin Blue flights that forced two pregnant women into premature labour has been traced back to diced chicken from a country food company.
Queensland's tourism industry is bracing itself for more bad news after Virgin Blue's chief hinted that flights may be cut and a new luggage tax implemented. Virgin Blue chief executive Brett Godfrey hinted on the Nine Network yesterday that the airline would be looking at capacity cuts to destinations such as the Gold Coast.
SYDNEY, Australia — Virgin Blue Holdings Ltd. said Wednesday that net profit for the six months to Dec. 31 fell 8.8 percent to 113.3 million Australian dollars (US$104.2 million; euro70.8 million), crimped by costs associated with new airline initiatives.
Regional travel will become more difficult as the drastic pilot shortage leads to cuts in routes, with predictions of a "bloodbath" among regional airlines. Rex chief pilot Chris Hine has warned the situation would get worse this year as all three major domestic airlines – Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Blue – embark on aggressive fleet expansion.
AUSTRALIA and the US could sign an "open skies" agreement this week that will give Virgin Blue clearance to launch 10 weekly services to the US by the end of this year. The Government is pushing to get a deal finalised by Friday, with talks between the two governments scheduled to begin in Washington tomorrow.