Virgin Australia increases frequency for Adelaide-Alice Springs-Darwin route

    Virgin Australia announced (12-Jul-2017) it will increase frequency on its Adelaide-Alice Springs-Darwin route from three times weekly to five times weekly, as well as update the flight schedule. From 05-Sep-2017, two additional services will be added for Adelaide-Alice Springs-Darwin on Tuesday and Friday, while Darwin-Alice Springs-Adelaide will occur on Friday and Saturday. In addition, Virgin Australia’s Wednesday and Thursday services Alice Springs-Darwin will now depart at 5.00pm. Virgin Australia GM of network & revenue management Russell Shaw stated: “The additional services will support local business and tourism growth as well as give travellers more flexibility with their flight options. The updated timings will also enable business travellers to spend full working days in Alice Springs on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.” [more – original PR]