Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia is an international airline operator that offers scheduled passenger and cargo transportation services. Read more

Jayne Hrdlicka's photo - Managing Director & CEO of Virgin Australia

Managing Director & CEO

Jayne Hrdlicka

CEO Approval Rating

65/100

Founded:

2000

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Qantas has been one of Virgin Australia's top competitors. Qantas's headquarters is in Mascot, New South Wales, and was founded in 1920. Like Virgin Australia, Qantas also competes in the Aviation field. Qantas generates 168% of Virgin Australia's revenue.

Air New Zealand is one of Virgin Australia's top rivals. Air New Zealand is a Public company that was founded in Auckland, Auckland Region in 1940. Like Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand also works within the Aviation industry. Air New Zealand has 988 more employees vs. Virgin Australia.

Delta Air Lines Inc is perceived as one of Virgin Australia's biggest rivals. Delta Air Lines Inc was founded in 1924, and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Delta Air Lines Inc is in the Airlines industry. Delta Air Lines Inc generates $6.9B more revenue vs. Virgin Australia.

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Virgin Australia Acquisitions

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Tiger Airways Holdings Pty. Limited

Oct 2012

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$36.2M
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These are all the companies that Virgin Australia has acquired. Virgin Australia's latest acquisition was Tiger Airways Holdings Pty. Limited in Oct 2012.

Virgin Australia Funding History

Since Virgin Australia was founded in 2000, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Virgin Australia has raised $321.0M. Virgin Australia's funding round was on Mar 2016 for a total of $321.0M

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Mar 2016
$321M

Air New Zealand

Since Virgin Australia was founded in 2000, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Virgin Australia has raised $321.0M. Virgin Australia's funding round was on Mar 2016 for a total of $321.0M

Virgin Australia Investments

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Velocity Frequent Flyer provides frequent flyer loyalty programs for travelers to earn, redeem and spend velocity points.
$481.1M
Sep 17, 2019
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These are all the companies that Virgin Australia has invested in. Virgin Australia's latest investment was Tiger Airways Holdings Pty. Limited in Oct 2012.

Virgin Australia News

May 25, 2021iTnews

Virgin Australia is spooling up analytics engines for air travel takeoff

Sets up COE, backed by three year platforms deal.... See more »
May 22, 2021Business Traveller India

Virgin Australia outlines domestic growth plans

Among the network changes include increased frequencies on the Sydney-Brisbane-Melbourne triangle "to... See more »
May 21, 2021Geelong Advertiser

Massive airline outage causes chaos

A major Australian airline has been hit with a global system outage, affecting flights and frustratin... See more »
May 20, 2021AeroTime

Virgin Australia to hire 250 new employees

Virgin Australia plans to hire 250 new employees to support its major expansion plan across the domes... See more »
May 20, 2021Geelong Advertiser

Virgin to add 250 jobs

Hundreds of new jobs will be on offer at Virgin Australia as part of the airline's rejuvenation from ... See more »
May 20, 2021Travel Daily Media

After the Covid blow, Virgin expands its flight schedule

The post After the Covid blow, Virgin expands its flight schedule appeared first on TD (Travel Daily ... See more »
May 19, 2021Airline Rating

Virgin chief's COVID death comments spark backlash

Virgin Australia has found itself in the center of a PR storm after comments by chief executive Jayne... See more »

Virgin Australia Blogs

December 23, 2019Virgin Australia Blog

Inside the Great Barrier Reef's first underwater hotel suite

There's now a lush new way to explore the iconic Great Barrier Reef (GBR) - and the tropical marine l... See more »
December 23, 2019Virgin Australia Blog

Three of Perth's best local secrets

Looking for a delicious weekend away? Perth's got your back. The epicentre of the state's acclaimed G... See more »
December 23, 2019Virgin Australia Blog

Lunar New Year 2020 celebrations in Australia

Lunar New Year is about food, family and (joyfully) making a mess. Also called Chinese New Year, it's... See more »
December 3, 2019Virgin Australia Blog

What to do in Tokyo: 3 holiday ideas

There is a Tokyo for every traveller. Japan's dizzying capital is a bundle of contradictions, and yet... See more »
December 1, 2019Virgin Australia Blog

5 of the world's coolest brunch experiences

Is there anything better than brunch? Not quite breakfast, not quite lunch, the quintessential meal o... See more »
December 1, 2019Virgin Australia Blog

Inside Darwin's stunning new Tropical Light exhibition

There's something magical about summer evenings in the Top End: balmy night breezes carry the scent o... See more »
December 1, 2019Virgin Australia Blog

In pictures: Holiday season round the world

From Christmas to Hanukah and on through to New Year, December is a time of family, friends and oh so... See more »

Virgin Australia Press Releases

June 26, 2017Thailand Press Release News

Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd. Outlook Revised To Stable On Forecast Improved Free Cash #B+# Rating Affirmed

MELBOURNE (SP Global Ratings) June 26, 2017-SP Global Ratings said today that it had revised the rati... See more »
December 13, 2016Blackbird

OTCQX International Premier) | Air Canada and Virgin Australia to Introduce Codeshare Services and Reciprocal Frequent Flyer Benefits in Strategic Cooperation

MONTREAL, Dec. 14, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Under... See more »
September 13, 2016PRWIRE

Virgin Australia partners with Parrtjima - A Festival in Light

The Northern Territory Government and Northern Territory Major Events Company is proud to announce Vi... See more »
June 16, 2016Thailand Press Release News

Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd. #B+# Rating Affirmed On Capital R Outlook Remains Negative

MELBOURNE (SP Global Ratings) June 16, 2016-SP Global Ratings said today that it had affirmed the #B+... See more »
March 15, 2016NewsVoir

Amadeus and Virgin Australia Extend Partnership to Distribute Airline's Full Content

Amadeus and Virgin Australia have signed a new multi-year agreement extending their longstanding part... See more »
December 19, 2015Newswire Today

Virgin Australia First to Use �Future Check-in� Tech from SITA

NewswireToday (newswire) - SITA�s innovative technology for flexible passenger services launched at... See more »
July 16, 2015PR NEWSWIRE

Virgin Australia and Sabre expand technology agreement

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a leading technolog... See more »

Virgin Australia Videos

March 15, 2021Virgin Australia Youtube Channel

"Why are face masks important?" on YOUTUBE

March 15, 2021Virgin Australia Youtube Channel

"How to sanitise your hands?" on YOUTUBE

March 15, 2021Virgin Australia Youtube Channel

"What should I bring to the airport?" on YOUTUBE

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Virgin Australia Headquarters

275 Grey Street Level 11

South Brisbane, Queensland4101

13-67-89

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Virgin Australia Summary

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Overview

Virgin Australia is an international airline operator that offers scheduled passenger and cargo transportation services. Virgin Australia was founded in 2000. Virgin Australia's headquarters is located in South Brisbane, Queensland, AU 4101. It has ra...

CEO

Virgin Australia's Managing Director & CEO, Jayne Hrdlicka, currently has an approval rating of 65%. Virgin Australia's primary competitors are Qantas, Air New Zealand & Delta Air Lines Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions about Virgin Australia

  1. When was Virgin Australia founded?

    Virgin Australia was founded in 2000
  2. Who is Virgin Australia's CEO?

    Virgin Australia's CEO is Jayne Hrdlicka
  3. How much revenue does Virgin Australia generate?

    Virgin Australia generates $5.8B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Virgin Australia have?

    Virgin Australia has historically raised $321M in funding
  5. Where is Virgin Australia's headquarters?

    Virgin Australia's headquarters is in South Brisbane Queensland, AU
  1. How many employees does Virgin Australia have?

    Virgin Australia has 9,000 employees
  2. What sector does Virgin Australia operate in?

    Virgin Australia is in Aviation
  3. Who are Virgin Australia's competitors?

    Virgin Australia's top competitors are Qantas, Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines Inc
  4. Who has Virgin Australia invested in?

    Virgin Australia's has invested in companies such as Velocity Frequent Flyer