Speaking briefly to 2GB host Ben Fordham on Thursday, Virgin's CEO also said the business’ decision to cut 3,000 roles was “heartbreaking”.
Virgin Australia will not hire new staff and has increased capacity cuts to 7.7 per cent for the first half of the next financial year. In the latest measure to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus crisis, the airline has also stopped bonuses, trimmed marketing spend and will reduce chairman and board director fees by
Virgin Australia chief executive Paul Scurrah is set to ask the Government to reduce landing charge fees at the country’s airports to help combat the effects of the coronavirus.
Virgin Australia chief executive Paul Scurrah says the decision to cut 750 jobs is a difficult but necessary for the airline group.
Virgin Australia chief executive Paul Scurrah says the airline group needs to be more resilient after flagging an underlying loss for the full 2018/19 financial year amid rising fuel costs and challenging market conditions.