Virgin Australia: new codeshare destinations to US, Europe

By David Flynn , January 29 2014
Virgin Australia: new codeshare destinations to US, Europe

Virgin Australia is expanding its international network – its 'virtual network' of codeshare partners, to be precise – to include eight new destinations in Europe and the USA.

Virgin will offer single-ticket bookings with US partner Delta Air Lines to Seattle and Boston, along with Athens and Brunei with Singapore Airlines and Zurich, Minsk, Medina and Rome with Etihad Airways.

The announcement comes as Virgin Australia notches up ten years of international flights.

The first overseas flight of the airline then known as Virgin Blue departed from Christchurch on 29 January 2004 bounded for Brisbane.

“Our strategy of flying into key international hubs and creating a virtual global network with our alliance partners has brought significant benefits for consumers and for our business" remarked Judith Crompton, Virgin Australia's Chief Commercial Officer.

As part of the anniversary celebrations, Virgin Australia and Australian Business Traveller are holding an exclusive competition where you and a friend could win a trip for two to Los Angeles – click here to enter.

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David

David Flynn is the Editor-in-Chief of Executive Traveller and a bit of a travel tragic with a weakness for good coffee, shopping and lychee martinis.


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