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Virgin launches new onboard menus, and more affordable fares

Virgin Australia Extends Free Booking Flexibility

The post Virgin launches new onboard menus, and more affordable fares appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. New onboard menus have been introduced on all Virgin Australia flights from today to give customers more choice and better value. The menus include a fresh and delicious new Business Class menu focused on quality […]

Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin half-price flights

Qantas, Jetstar, and Virgin add additional flights

The post Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin half-price flights appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Australia’s big three airlines have released some really cheap fares as part of the federal government 1.2 Billion push to kick start the battered tourism industry.  Tickets went up for sale from midnight last night, Qantas, Jetstar and […]

Virgin scraps free food from its economy class

Virgin scraps free food from its economy class

The post Virgin scraps free food from its economy class appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Virgin Australia has scrapped the free food offering in its economy class, with passengers only receiving complimentary water, tea, or coffee on flights. Anyone wishing to eat on board will have to pay. These changes were […]

U.S. Virgin Islands Clarifies Entry Requirements For American Travelers

U.S. Virgin Islands Clarifies Entry Requirements For American Travelers

The U.S. Virgin Islands aims to clarify its entry requirements for American travelers. The renowned island updated its procedures early this month due to increasing travel demand from the mainland U.S.  In a recent press release from the United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism, the board announced that it is on a mission to […]

Virgin Australia Cancel all Short Haul International Flights

Virgin Australia Cancel all Short Haul International Flights

Two days after announcing the increase of frequency from Sydney and popular Queensland destinations such as the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Cairns, Hamilton Island and Brisbane as well as between Sydney and Melbourne, Virgin Australia will suspend all flights to New Zealand, Bali and Fiji until at least June due to ongoing uncertainty about when […]

Virgin Australia Extends Free Booking Flexibility

Virgin Australia Extends Free Booking Flexibility

Virgin Australia announced last week that is offering booking flexibility for travel until 30 June this year.   The extended flexibility, for customers whose holiday plans have been spoiled by the Christmas virus outbreak, is part of Virgin ‘Passenger Promise’, travellers able to make unlimited date changes to bookings made by 31 March 2021, without […]

Virgin Australia CEO Paul Scurrah to step down in November

Virgin Australia CEO Paul Scurrah to step down in November

Virgin Australia’s administrator Deloitte has confirmed that the airline’s chief executive Paul Scurrah will depart the company as it prepares to hand ownership over to US private equity firm Bain Capital. Scurrah will stand down when Virgin is formally handed over to Bain in early November, Deloitte said on Thursday, and former Jetstar boss Jayne […]

Qantas, Jetstar, and Virgin add additional flights

Qantas, Jetstar, and Virgin add additional flights

With the re-opening of the NSW borders for Victoria, Australian carriers have announced several additional flights between the two states. Qantas and Jetstar will operate a combined 17 return flights between Sydney and Melbourne giving them 4500 seats capacity. During the lockdown, flights on the route dropped to as low as one flight per day […]

British Virgin Islands reopens borders for international travel

British Virgin Islands reopens borders for international travel

The British Virgin Islands opened its borders to international travellers arriving exclusively through Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island. Visitors will be subject to an extensive programme to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the territory. This was revealed by the country’s premier, Andrew A. Fahie. “Our comprehensive protocols were created to allow […]

No take off: Virgin Atlantic cancels launch of Delhi and Mumbai flights from Manchester

No take off: Virgin Atlantic cancels launch of Delhi and Mumbai flights from Manchester

Virgin Atlantic, which announced the launch of services to Mumbai and Delhi from Manchester in October this year from 19 December and to Delhi on 5 January, announced that it is cancelling these services. “We are continuously reviewing our flying programme and in response to the ongoing impact of Covid-19 we have made the difficult […]

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