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Since being unceremoniously — and unexpectedly — dumped by Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia is having to recast its New Zealand strategy in haste. One thing it will certainly mean is that its low cost subsidiary Tigerair will begin trans Tasman routes, probably early in But there has to be more substance if Virgin is to be a genuine Australasian airline.
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You can imagine the scene. They sit around the table; there are presumably coffees, water, small talk. And then the two Air NZ executives drop the bombshell.
Virgin Australia is Australia's second biggest airline after Qantas. Its main hub is Brisbane Airportwith other major hubs in Melbourne and Sydney. Founded in as Virgin Blue, today Virgin Australia is the largest of the 4 airlines in the global Virgin group.
AXmeaning the airlines will now compete head-to-head for passengers in the hotly competitive route between the two countries. Under the alliance, the pair had coordinated their route network, flight schedules and pricing, but when the deal expires in October they will be free to pursue different strategies for the Australia-New Zealand sector, where more than 10 million seats are offered annually by airlines flying the route. Virgin Australia said Air New Zealand had notified it of the end of the alliance, in which the Australian carrier was the smaller partner.
I'll be doing to South Island for 10 days, and I was wondering if it's worth getting global roaming on my phone. I'm with Virgin. Compared to the other telcos, the costs are cheaper, but I'm worried about Bill Shock. The reason why I want global roaming is because I'm going solo, and will be driving across the island hr drives.