25-Nov-2011 7:57 AM

Virgin Australia plans to launch new international destinations in 2012

Virgin Australia plans to expand its international destinations in 2012, looking toward opportunities in Asia, including through northern Australia airports (The Australian, 25-Nov-2011). The airline recently confirmed plans to have all domestic and international businesses operating under the Virgin Australia brand by the end of Dec-2011. CEO John Borghetti said much of the airline's international growth depends on the progressions of relationships with joint venture partners, including Delta Air Lines, Etihad and Singapore Airlines. The CEO said V Australia, which serves Los Angeles and Abu Dhabi, has been recording average load factors of 90% in recent months.

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