Virgin’s push for Perth

Virgin Australia's new business class cabin on Airbus A330-200 VH-XFH. (Seth Jaworski)

COMMENT: Virgin Australia's new "The Business" highlights how much the airline has changed the aviation landscape in this country, writes Chris Frame. Perth has become a strongly contested city in the battle of Australia’s two major airline groups; and this is one contest that Virgin Australia is … [Read more...]

Virgin Australia’s new business class takes off

Virgin Australia resident head chef Luke Mangan has designed a new meal service for business class. (Seth Jaworski)

Virgin Australia’s first commercial service with what chief executive John Borghetti describes as the best domestic business class seat in the world has taken off. Virgin flight VA559, operated by Airbus A330-200 VH-XFH, departed Sydney Airport a little after 1300 local time on Monday bound for Perth … [Read more...]