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Virgin Blue: expansion of services continues apace


Expansion continues on domestic and Asian routes. In late April-09, Virgin Blue commenced daily Perth-Darwin and six per week Melbourne-Darwin services, which increased their presence in the Darwin market from 7 to 20 flights per week. [793 words]

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  • The gap between passenger numbers and capacity starts to widen again
  • But international expansion is also on the drawing board
  • Ongoing route and frequency expansion must remain paramount, as fleet growth continues apace

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  • Virgin Blue share price graph: May-08 to May-09
  • Virgin Blue RPK and ASK growth: Jan-08 to Mar-09
  • Virgin Blue current fleet
  • Virgin Blue fleet orders
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