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Virgin Blue Group - No need to raise capital or equity; balance sheet remains strong


Virgin Blue CEO, Brett Godfrey, stated he expects further airline mergers in the current challenging environment. Mr Godfrey also stated it was difficult to predict how long the economic crisis would last, but stated the carrier is “planning the business to make it recession-proof for probably the next 18 months to two years”. [1749 words]

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  • Considering further domestic capacity reductions
  • Can weather a 5% workforce reduction
  • Continues to upgrade Premium product; to open 'The Lounge' at Perth Airport
  • V Australia B777 deliveries to be delayed in light of delayed launch
  • Pacific Blue's rapid expansion continues

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  • Virgin Blue outcomes from its ongoing review
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