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First Phase of Virgin Blue Network Review: Overdue and Lacklustre

Pacific Blue’s B737-800s will re-deployed to trans-Tasman and Southeast Asian routes. Photos by AirSpace user FlyPHANUKhttp://www.flightglobal.com/airspace/media/flyphanuk/canterbury-belle-35249.aspx. Two words summarise the first phase ofVirgin Blue’s network review: overdue and lacklustre. Pacific Blue After 21 months flying domestic New Zealand routes, Virgin Blue’sPacific Blue subsidiary will exit the domestic New Zealand market, citinglosses in the tens of […]

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Virgin Blue May Shift V Aus Flights to Pacific Blue; Delays Break-Even for V Aus

Virgin Blue could shift some of its V Australia routes to Pacific Blue, whose B737-800 is seen touching down at New Zealand’s Christchurch. Photo: Will Horton.The Virgin Blue Group has affirmed its commitment to a number of its destinations but acknowledges it could shift some flights operated by its long-haul and full-service V Australia subsidiary […]

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Quirky News: Pacific Blue’s Cheeky Ad

Virgin Blue subsidiary Pacific Blue gets props in this edition of quirky news. The honour is for its cheeky ad campaign promoting NZ-Australia flights.First, some context: an earthquake last July moved New Zealand’s South Island 30cm closer to Australia.And now the ad from an e-mail sent earlier this week:For those looking to brush up on […]

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A Note on the V Aus Fiji Rights Return

V Aus 777 on the ground at SYD. An aircraft not in the sky is an aircraft not making money. The headline of V Australia applying to return to sister-carrier Pacific Blue its rights to fly to Fiji is gaining a lot of traction, but it’s important to read the details.Emphasis added from Etravelblackboard: In […]

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