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V Australia Delays Last Two 777s, Might Not Take Delivery

Will Horton [Updated with commentary at end]V Australia, Virgin Blue’s long-haul subsidiary, has converted its last two B777-300ER on firm order to options, according to a company spokeswoman.This was done in conjunction with Virgin Blue’s recent firm order for 50 Boeing 737s, which came with options for another 55 B737s.Boeing was about to commence work […]

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Virgin Orders 50x 737s, But Where’s The -900ER?

A 737-800 takes off from Melbourne Tullamarine. (Photo: Will Horton)Whatever April Fool’s pranks punters come up with–787 in-flight restaurant, hologram IFE–Boeing can relax knowing it has today signed an agreement with Virgin Blue for 50 B737-800s with 25 options and 30 purchase rights for delivery from next year until 2017.The order is the largest in […]

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