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Delta set to lose Australian partner as Virgin Australia picks United

Delta Air Lines is set to lose its Australian partner carrier in 2022, as Virgin Australia is preparing to partner with United Airlines from April 2022. Virgin Australia says the partnership with United “will triple” its reach into the Americas region, while also...

Virgin Atlantic cuts 3.150 jobs – future still uncertain

Remember Virgin Atlantic’s bold plans for aggressive long-haul and short-haul growth, with aspirations to become the second national airline from London Heathrow? While they are only eight months old, you will find them somewhere in a trash bin. Hit hard by the...

What’s the future for Virgin Australia?

Is there a future for Virgin Australia? That’s the question now that the company has filed for voluntary administration on April 21 and is seeking investors who are confident enough to continue with the 20-year-old airline. For the moment, the protection scheme allows...

Virgin Group keeps majority share in Virgin Atlantic (update 12/4)

UK’s Virgin Atlantic is set to retain its majority-share by parent company Virgin Group after all. In a letter to his employees on December 2, president and non-executive director Richard Branson said Virgin Group is to keep its 51 percent-share with Air France-KLM to...