Virgin Australia has announced a number of enhancements to the airline's ... 2016; and the introduction of its Airbus A330-200 aircraft in peak travel periods on ... Virgin AustraliaChief Commercial Officer, Judith Crompton, said new ...
Melbourne Airplane crash Company had a'near miss'history. Investigations leading to the cause of fatal airplane crash at a shopping mall near Melbourne's Essendon Airport revealed a near miss involving the same Charter company. The Airplane had crashed into the DFO shopping centre in Melbourne. Four American tourists and Pilot Max Quartermain were killed when their Beechcraft B200 Super King Air experienced engine failure soon after take-off from Essendon Airport on Tuesday. The flight was headed for King Island off Tasmania's north coast, crashed into the DFO shopping centre and flames engulfed the debris. The ABC reports Mr Quartermain was under investigation by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) after his Airplane, with a call signal VH-OWN, came within 100m of another aircraft in bad weather at Mt Hotham in September 2015. An investigation summary reported the Airplane had "tracking difficulties" on approach to Mt Hotham during a Charter flight as lo…
Callsign'Velocity' CEO or MDMr. John Borghetti, CEO AddressVirgin Australia Airlines Human Resources / Pilot Recruitment PO Box 1034 Spring Hill, QLD 4004 Australia Telephone+61 7 3295 3000 WebsiteVIRGIN AUSTRALIA WEBSITE Fleet Types5 Boeing B777-300ER Long Haul Airliners, 6 Airbus A330-200 Airliners,
76 Boeing B737-800NG Airliners, 2 Boeing B737-700NG Airliners, 18 Embraer E-190 Jets (5 sold, leaving co by Sept 2016),
(14 ATR72-500 EFIS Turboprops operated by Virgin Australia Regional Airlines) Aircraft Orders2 Airbus A330-200 Airliners, 13 Boeing B737-MAX8 Airliners Pilot Bases / DomicilesYBBN - Brisbane International Airport / Brisbane QLD YSSY - Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport / Sydney NSW YMML - Melbourne International Airport / Melbourne VIC YPPH - Perth International Airport / Perth WA Notes
Successful airline with domestic services throughout Australia and International Services (US West Coast, Abu Dhabi) with the A330 and B777 fleet.
Aviation Fuel sniffing prompts Warning in Australia. Australian Northern Territory Australian health officials have warned of a "serious" incidence of children inhaling Aviation fuel in the Northern Territory. Security camera footage shows children breaking into the remote Elcho Island Airport and siphoning fuel from planes. Petrol sniffing is not a new challenge to hit remote communities, but Aviation fuel is even more dangerous because it contains lead, local officials aid. Lead exposure can badly damage the brain and nervous system. Health officials believe more than 100 youths - one as young as seven - have inhaled the fuel on Elcho Island and a nearby area since March last year. "Our kids are ending up in hospital by getting infected by chemicals, which is bad for them," one Aboriginal elder, John Gurrumgurrum Burarrwanga, told the Australian Broadcasting Corp.