• Same sectorB777 fuel uplift one way=120 TonnesB787 fuel uplift one way=80 Tonnes

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  • United, American eye NZ flights

    Mar 03, 2015, 02:15 AM

    Air NZ have around 80% of the market domestically. Air NZ changed their model to defend their domestic market prior to Virgin's entry and Virgin withdrew. Air NZ remain competitive in the domestic market despite all competition in order to feed their international flights. Look out for NZ/SIN all...

  • Virgin and Qantas normally leave their A330's on the ground during weekends when there is lower demand for trans continental Business Class travel. How Virgin plan to operate SYD-NAD-SYD Saturday's will be interesting, considering they will be conducting heavy maintenance/business class refit fro...

  • Alan Joyce: the worst is over

    Aug 28, 2014, 07:39 PM

    As far as I'm concerned Mr Joyce is Virgin Australia's greatest asset. Make no mistake, QANTAS have cocked up their direction for many years, especially under Mr Strong & Mr Dixon.  Search for & read The Men Who Killed QANTAS.

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