Virgin Australia adds 2500 seats and re-times Melbourne links for AFL Grand Final

    Virgin Australia announced (07-Sep-2017) flight timing for services to and from Melbourne from Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Coolangatta, Darwin, Hobart, Launceston, Sydney and Perth have all been altered to accommodate same-day travel on 30-Sep-2017, the day of the AFL Grand Final. Virgin Australia has also increased the number of flights, with an extra 2500 seats are already on sale across the Grand Final Week. An additional return A330 service has been scheduled between Adelaide and Melbourne on Grand Final day. Virgin Australia will monitor demand over the period and will look for other opportunities to offer more flights. [more – original PR]