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Virgin Australia Flights

Virgin Australia Airlines

Formerly Virgin Blue Airlines, Virgin Australia, Australia’s second largest airline after Qantas, is the largest Australian airline by fleet size. The airline is based at some of Australia’s major airports – Sydney Airport, Brisbane Airport, Melbourne Airport – with a secondary hub at Auckland Airport (New Zealand). Virgin Australia has code share agreements with 12 airlines, with two more to commence with Hong Kong Airlines and Air Canada.

Fleet:

Virgin Australia has a total of 115 aircrafts – 6 Airbus A330-200s, 6 ATR 72-500s, 8 ATR 72-600s, 2 Boeing 737-700s, 76 Boeing 737-800s, 5 Boeing 777-300ERs, and 12 Embraer E190s.

Virgin Australia Domestic Destinations:

Virgin Australia flies to 45 domestic destinations across Australia.

Virgin Australia International Destinations:

Virgin Australia flies to many international destinations including remote countries in the South Pacific such as American Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu, and the Cook Islands. See here for entire list.

Available Classes

Virgin Australia has four cabin configurations – Business Class, ‘The Business’, Premium and Economy. See here for what each cabin class offers its passengers.

Documents

Travellers need to have various travel documents with them according to the route they are travelling in, including itinerary, visa and passport. See here.

Inflight Service

Virgin Australia offers inflight entertainment on equipped Boeing 737-800 and Embraer 190 aircrafts, both on domestic and international flights. See here for detailed information on inflight entertainment.

Meals

Virgin Australia provides complimentary meals across its entire fleet on all domestic and international flights. However, the menu differs according to the route and cabin type. See here for detailed menu details.

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Why fly with Virgin Australia?

How to Check-in

Travellers can check-in for their Virgin Australia flight online via web check-in, via the mobile app, or physically at the self-service kiosks or the Virgin Australia counters at the airport. See here for recommended check-in times. Travellers can check-in online here using e-ticket, velocity or booking reference number, last name and their departure airport. One can also check-in using Virgin Australia’s mobile app. Domestic flights check-in online will begin 48 hours before and end 45 minutes before departure.

Baggage Allowances and Fees

Virgin Australia’s domestic checked bag allowance is 23kg/32kg per bag x number of pieces according to the flying class (Business/Business Saver/Business Reward/Getaway/Elevate/Freedom/Economy Reward) and the passenger type (Regular/Frequent Flyer). International short and long haul checked bag allowances are also classified the same way. View in detail domestic, international short haul and long-haul allowance. For pre-purchased additional baggage and excess baggage at airport, see here. Cabin baggage allowance across all routes is 7 kg. See here for more. See here for detailed baggage allowances.

Seating

Frequent flyers are given the preference for seat selection in Platinum, Gold and Silver zones. Regular passengers can choose Economy X (extra legroom, charged) or regular seats (free). See here.

Booking Fees

Virgin Australia charges booking and service fees for payments made by credit/debit cards for domestic and international short and long-haul flights. See here for detailed table.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 15 days.