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Photo: Virgin Australia ATR breaks cover

Update: The above photo, by AirSpace photographer Commercial Aviation, has been added.Virgin Australia’s first ATR72-500 turboprop, operated by Skywest, has been snapped on spotting website Skyliner bearing French test registration F-WWEH. The photo is here.The ATR is the first of up to 18 -500 and -600 variants the Western Australia carrier will operate for Virgin […]

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In Skywest deal, Virgin Blue continues corporate thirst

Unspecified turboprops to be operated by Skywest in Virgin colours will supplement Virgin-operated E-190s. Photograph: AirSpace user Rear Loader John Borghetti has made clear the purpose of his job as chief executive of Virgin Blue: to return to shareholders the greatest profit possible.International routes from Australia can be a dogfight (see the trans-Pacific) and trunk […]

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