• Dan22 you are 100% correct. There are certainly a large number of Alan Joyce fans here that will bag VA at any opportunity. VA may have a number of overseas investors but it is an Australian airline, based in Brisbane and listed on the ASX.

  • Etihad to join Star Alliance?

    Aug 17, 2018, 04:39 PM

    This idea that VA is doomed without NZ is quite absurd. It is a well known fact that majority of passengers across the Tasman do not connect to domestic flights in NZ. More passengers tend to connect in the opposite direction providing opportunities for VA. It should never be forgotten (although ...

  • Virgin launches trans-Tasman WiFi

    Aug 01, 2018, 12:38 PM

    A large number of people here were very quick to write off VA after split with NZ. Well done VA for taking the fight to NZ/QF. I on the other hand have always believed NZ has the most to lose in their new code share arrangement.

  • Qantas, Air New Zealand join forces

    Jun 01, 2018, 02:23 PM

    A lot of assumptions being made here that really have no substance. NZ has no intention of leaving Star Alliance and joining OW. Why would it? Star Alliance (or even) SkyTeam are far superior alliances. It is about to commence direct services to ORD which is a major hub for UA. Also, VA will obvi...

  • Virgin Partners dropping like flies

    Oct 03, 2018, 03:40 PM

    A lot of hot air and fake news being circulated regarding VA. As a VA Gold FF I find their domestic network excellent, their long haul business class offering superb and excellent partner airlines in the likes of SIA and HNA. Alliances are not everything and neither is the loss of NZ as a partner...