• Cyrus abandons Virgin Australia bid

    Jun 26, 2020, 10:19 PM

    As Neil Hansford correctly pointed out: "Full and Final means exactly that and after Monday (June 22nd) the Administrator ethically shouldn't talk to a bidder whilst they are considering bids". Cyrus's window to continue negotiation had well and truly closed - and they know it.

  • And with that, the end of an era in Australian aviation comes to an end. Not so much with a fanfare but a mere whimper.....

  • Qantas revamps priority boarding

    Nov 23, 2019, 01:46 PM

    I couldn't help but notice the gate attendant on my own Virgin flight from Melbourne this week checked in passengers without status who simply jumped across from the other boarding lane. So I wouldn't go so far as to say that Virgin have perfected the solution. At the end of the day, it simply...

  • Singapore Airlines are certainly dominating this route, particularly now that it's an all-A350 service.

  • Virgin to buy back 100% of Velocity

    Sep 16, 2019, 10:23 PM

    I wonder where Virgin would find the (estimated) $700m to fund the purchase, especially given that they have already tallied $1.9b in losses over the last 7 years.