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Traveller update for Virgin Australia & Velocity
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Traveller update for Virgin Australia & Velocity

Virgin Australia has entered voluntary administration and Deloitte has been appointed as the administrators. The Board of Directors made the decision on 20 April to secure the future of Virgin Australia Group and to emerge on the other side of the COVID-19 crisis. The administrators intend to restructure and re-finance the business, to bring it […]
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Domestic flight services will resume
*Coronavirus notices, Airline news

Domestic flight services will resume

Qantas and Virgin Australia will reintroduce flights on a limited domestic schedule. Flight services will resume from today, 17 April, and will operate with social distancing on board. This announcement comes after the Australian Government has committed to subsidising key domestic routes for at least eight weeks. The Federal Government, in collaboration with the airlines, […]
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Business travel and health: what you should know
*Coronavirus notices, Health & wellbeing, Travel safety

Business travel and health: what you should know

Traveller health has been receiving so much media coverage recently and it’s understandable to feel concerned about upcoming business trips. Although many regions are still considered safe to visit, the recent Australian government advice to defer non-essential travel and introduction of a 14-day isolation period for international arrivals in Australia could impact your decision to […]
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Qantas cuts international routes
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Qantas cuts international routes

Qantas has announced further cuts to its international flights, reducing capacity by almost a quarter for the next six months. The latest cuts follow the spread of the Coronavirus into Europe and North America over the past fortnight, as well as its continued spread through Asia. This has resulted in a significant drop in forward […]
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Virgin Australia cuts coronavirus losses
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Virgin Australia cuts coronavirus losses

Virgin Australia cuts to its flight network are being blamed primarily on the coronavirus. While the world works out how to combat coronavirus (Covid-19), countries have responded by closing borders and quarantines are being enforced. Corporate travel has been impacted in some regions, but according to Virgin Australia, it’s the leisure destinations where demand is […]
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