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Virgin Australia increases domestic capacity

26-Jan-2012 10:23 AM

Virgin Australia announced (25-Jan-2012) additional services as part of an accelerated capacity growth plan for major corporate, resources sector and leisure routes. The airline will be introducing the following:

  • Adelaide-Melbourne: An additional return service operating on Mondays through Fridays from 13-Feb-2012, taking the total number of services offered between the two cities to 10 times daily or 130 times weekly; 
  • Brisbane-Melbourne: An extra return service deployed on a daily basis from 13-Feb-2012, taking the total number of services offered on the route up to 13 times daily or 174 per week;
  • Melbourne-Sydney: An extra return service operated daily, taking the total number of services offered between the two cities up to 31 daily or 392 per week;
  • Brisbane-Gladstone: One extra return flight on Sundays (using ATR equipment) from 19-Feb-2012 taking the number of services offered by the airline on the route to 34 per week;
  • Brisbane-Rockhampton: An extra return flight, Monday through Friday, from 20-Feb-2012, taking the total number of Virgin Australia flights between Brisbane-Rockhampton up to 78 per week.
  • Brisbane-Cairns: An extra return flight will be added every day except Saturdays from 13-Feb-2012, taking the total number of Virgin Australia services between Brisbane and Cairns each week to 80;
  • Brisbane and Whitsunday Coast (Proserpine): An additional return service, Monday to Friday, will be introduced from 13-Feb-2012,  taking the total number of flights offered by the airline on the route to 24 per week. [more - original PR]