Ten Years Flying Internationally
Virgin Australia is today celebrating 10 years of international flights. Our first international flight, DJ7 departed Christchurch, New Zealand at 11am on 29 January 2004 for Brisbane, Australia.
Since then, we’ve grown from one international route to over 400. Virgin Australia now operates services to 16 destinations internationally and through our strategic alliance partners, offer 386 codeshare and Interline destinations across the world. Over the past 10 years, we have operated over 100,000 international flights, carrying around 15 million passengers!
To coincide with this milestone, we’re pleased to announce eight new international codeshare services which include Seattle and Boston with Delta Air Lines; Zurich, Minsk, Medina and Rome with Etihad Airways and Athens and Brunei with Singapore Airlines.
In celebration of 10 years of international flights, we have launched a 72 hour international sale from 29 January – 31 January 2014. Economy sale fares include Brisbane to Los Angeles return from $1,435, Melbourne to Fiji from $280 one way and Sydney to Auckland from $149 one way.
For full details of our sale fares, please visit www.virginaustralia.com
 All destinations and routes are subject to relevant government approvals.