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Learn on the fly with Virgin Australia’s wireless inflight edutainment system

“On your next flight, why not pass the time as you learn a new skill whilst flying above the clouds?” Virgin Australia asks as it launches its latest inflight entertainment innovation: short hour-long modules on a variety of subjects delivered via its wireless streaming inflight entertainment system. “Are you interested in learning a new skill, but just don’t seem to fin...

Virgin Australia’s new Perth terminal a seamless passenger experience

Thanks largely to a revitalised and business-focused Virgin Australia, Perth Airport is now home to what is possibly the best domestic terminal in Australia; Virgin’s T1 Domestic Pier. Over 4,200 people were involved in the construction of T1 Domestic. The project took 1.8 million man-hours, resulting in a concourse that stretches 250 metres; longer than the height of WA’s largest s...

Virgin Australia’s Convertible Check-In Desks Do Both DIY and Full-Service

Virgin Australia has installed SITA’s new flexible passenger check-in technology at its new domestic terminal at Perth Airport. The new common-use hybrid desks can switch from self-service bag drop mode to full-service traditional check-in counters, as required. SITA’s new solution lets airlines adjust the type of service offered for a flight based passenger preferences an...

Passengers Removed from Flight After Plane Begins Leaking Fuel on Tarmac at Melbourne Airport

Passengers have been removed from a Virgin Australia flight at Melbourne Airport after a plane began leaking fuel. As the plane was preparing for departure, the fuel leak was spotted and fire trucks were called in as a precautionary measure. "The captain decided to return to the gate at Melbourne Airport in accordance with standard operating procedures after a minor fuel leak,"...