Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia Group is a major Australian airline headquartered in Brisbane, Australia. The company operates scheduled domestic and short-haul international flights, charter and cargo services, and the award-winning loyalty program Velocity Frequent Flyer. The Group has been a competitor in the Australian aviation landscape for more than 20 years, carrying tens of millions of passengers in that time. Virgin Australia boasts more than 10.8 million Velocity members who can use their Points to redeem flights around Australia and to hundreds of destinations around the world through Virgin Australia and the airline’s extensive list of international partner carriers.

Following its successful relaunch in 2020, Virgin Australia has been working on a plan to set itself up for future success, simplifying its fleet structure to an all-Boeing 737 fleet and making significant investments in technology and customer experience. Virgin Australia has also committed to a target of Net Zero Emissions by 2050, underpinned by practical, innovative initiatives designed to build from the airline’s historical efforts in sustainability.

Virgin Australia is incredibly focused on providing great travel experiences, optionality to fly the way you want to, and value through unrivalled airfare pricing. Virgin Australia currently offers travellers a choice to book three seating options: Business Class, Economy X and Economy on services all throughout Australia and leading short-haul international destinations. Since November 2020, Virgin Australia has announced it will increase its Boeing 737 fleet by 58 per cent, from 58 to 92 aircraft.

Virgin Australia is focused on being Australia’s most loved airline and has won many awards over the years including Best Domestic Airline, Best Economy Class and most recently in 2022 being awarded Best Cabin Crew. Velocity Frequent Flyer has also scooped a wealth of prestigious gongs including the Freddie Awards Best Program of the Year and Best Redemption Ability for Asia/Middle East and Oceania.

Title Published Date
Virgin Australia Expands Boeing 737 MAX 8 Fleet 24 August 2022
Virgin Australia Opens Secret Invitation-only Lounges 25 April 2022
Virgin Australia Business Flyer Rewards Program Launches 06 April 2022
United Airlines and Virgin Australia Announce A New Partnership 14 December 2021
Virgin Australia Plans to Require Vaccination 31 August 2021
Virgin Australia Overhauls its Economy Airfares 20 August 2021
Virgin Australia Announces Fast-Tracked Plans to Support Tourism Recovery 16 April 2021
Velocity Frequent Flyer Gifts Members 20 Million Points 20 January 2021
Virgin Australia Eliminates Change Fees Until 2021 11 September 2020

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