Top News on Virgin Blue

  • ANZ acquires “substantial shareholding” of Virgin Blue

    Air New Zealand has acquired a "substantial shareholding" of Virgin Blue, though it has no plans to make a takeover bid for the Australian carrier. "Air...

  • Other News for Virgin Blue

  • Pen to head Martinair, Gregorowitsch moves to Air Berlin

    <p>Air France-KLM subsidiary Martinair has appointed Diederik Pen as its managing director, succeeding Paul...

  • Pacific Blue pilot faces fine, imprisonment for aircraft endangerment

    <p>New Zealand's Civil Aviation Authority has laid two charges against a Pacific Blue pilot in command of a Boeing...

  • V Australia grounds 777 after engine problem aborts take-off

    <p>The Virgin Blue group's long-haul subsidiary V Australia has grounded one of its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in Los...

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  • Air Berlin chief to step down

    News | 03 Nov 2014 15:06 | Michael Gubisch

    Air Berlin's chief executive Wolfgang Prock-Schauer is to step down and be replaced by Stefan Pichler on 1 February 2015.
  • ANALYSIS: Sydney's airport dilemma

    News | 30 Apr 2014 13:28 | David Knibb

    Australia’s announcement of the site for Sydney’s second airport may end a decades-long debate, but it is only the first of many questions still facing one of the country’s most contentious projects.
  • Branson wades into Qantas-Virgin Australia brawl

    News | 04 Dec 2013 04:22 | Ellis Taylor

    Virgin Group chairman Sir Richard Branson has waded into the recent war of words between Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways, attacking the Oneworld carrier's management and proposals for it to receive government backing.
  • Pichler takes over at Fiji Airways

    News | 09 Sep 2013 04:18 | Ellis Taylor

    <p>Stefan Pichler formally assumed the position of managing director and chief executive at Fiji Airways on 6 September.</p><p>Prior to his latest appointment,...
  • Pichler named Fiji Airways chief executive

    News | 19 Jul 2013 04:03 | Firdaus Hashim

    <p>Stefan Pichler has been named as the new managing director and chief executive of Fiji Airways.</p><p>Pichler will assume the role on 1 September, taking...
  • ANALYSIS: Qantas sticks to line in the sand over domestic capacity

    News | 15 May 2013 10:17 | David Knibb

    <p>Conventional wisdom says airlines should pursue yield instead of market share, but as an ongoing battle between Qantas and Virgin Australia reveals, the...