Virgin Australia Group CEO outlines FY2018 operational highlights

    Virgin Australia Group MD and CEO John Borghetti, speaking at the Virgin Australia AGM, reported (07-Nov-2018) the following operational highlights for FY2018:

    • Introduction of onboard WiFi on North America services and equipping 60% of its domestic fleet with WiFi technology. The remainder is expected to be rolled out by Feb-2019, with its fleet of A330 aircraft to be fitted with WiFi by Sep-2019;
    • Introduction of IFE on charter services;
    • Introduction of self service check in at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport and Adelaide Airport;
    • Launch of Melbourne Tullamarine Airport redevelopment plans;
    • Introduction of freight capacity on Hong Kong services;
    • Improvement of Tigerair Australia LCC market presence;
    • New Velocity Frequent Flyer growth initiatives.