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Virgin in $20m blue over IT crash

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 12, 2010
photo - Seth Jaworski

Virgin Blue has announced that the series of computer failures it experienced during late September and early October will have an impact of $15-$20 million on its full-year earnings.

The airline announced the figure in a statement to the Australian Securities Exchange, and added that it “will be actively pursuing all avenues to recover this cost”. It is expected that most of that will be sought from Navitaire, which provides the airline’s New Skies computer reservations system.

Separately, Virgin Blue has announced that it has appointed Sean Donohue as its group executive operations, effective October 25. Donohue, who has had 24 years’ airline operational experience with United Airlines, succeeds Andrew David who is leaving the company.

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Virgin in $20m blue over IT crash

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 12, 2010
photo - Seth Jaworski

Virgin Blue has announced that the series of computer failures it experienced during late September and early October will have an impact of $15-$20 million on its full-year earnings.

The airline announced the figure in a statement to the Australian Securities Exchange, and added that it “will be actively pursuing all avenues to recover this cost”. It is expected that most of that will be sought from Navitaire, which provides the airline’s New Skies computer reservations system.

Separately, Virgin Blue has announced that it has appointed Sean Donohue as its group executive operations, effective October 25. Donohue, who has had 24 years’ airline operational experience with United Airlines, succeeds Andrew David who is leaving the company.

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Virgin in $20m blue over IT crash

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 12, 2010
photo - Seth Jaworski

Virgin Blue has announced that the series of computer failures it experienced during late September and early October will have an impact of $15-$20 million on its full-year earnings.

The airline announced the figure in a statement to the Australian Securities Exchange, and added that it “will be actively pursuing all avenues to recover this cost”. It is expected that most of that will be sought from Navitaire, which provides the airline’s New Skies computer reservations system.

Separately, Virgin Blue has announced that it has appointed Sean Donohue as its group executive operations, effective October 25. Donohue, who has had 24 years’ airline operational experience with United Airlines, succeeds Andrew David who is leaving the company.

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Steer your own in-flight experience – available on print and digital Whether our classic glossy magazine in your letterbox, daily news updates in your inbox, peeling back a few layers in the podcast or our monthly current affair reports, you can count on us to keep you up to date. Sign up today for just $99.95 for more exclusive offers here. Subscribe now at australianaviation.com.au.

Virgin in $20m blue over IT crash

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 12, 2010
photo - Seth Jaworski

Virgin Blue has announced that the series of computer failures it experienced during late September and early October will have an impact of $15-$20 million on its full-year earnings.

The airline announced the figure in a statement to the Australian Securities Exchange, and added that it “will be actively pursuing all avenues to recover this cost”. It is expected that most of that will be sought from Navitaire, which provides the airline’s New Skies computer reservations system.

Separately, Virgin Blue has announced that it has appointed Sean Donohue as its group executive operations, effective October 25. Donohue, who has had 24 years’ airline operational experience with United Airlines, succeeds Andrew David who is leaving the company.

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