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Bain wins bid to buy ailing Australian airline Virgin

Jun 26, 2020 - 10:45 PM

United States private equity giant Bain Capital is buying Virgin Australia and commits to 'the retention of thousands of jobs'

VOLUNTARY ADMINISTRATION. An aircraft of Virgin Australia. Photo from Virgin Australia's Facebook page

Perth Airport seizes Virgin Australia planes to recoup debt

Apr 24, 2020 - 8:05 PM

The operator of Perth Airport says Virgin Australia's planes are being held as collateral until the company pays 'significant' outstanding fees

VIRGIN AUSTRALIA. An Airbus A330 plane of the airline. Photo from Virgin Australia website

Virgin Australia collapses under coronavirus strain

Apr 21, 2020 - 9:10 AM

(UPDATED) Virgin Australia goes into voluntary administration, but says it plans to keep operating flights

VOLUNTARY ADMINISTRATION. An aircraft of Virgin Australia. Photo from Virgin Australia's Facebook page

Qantas probed over allegedly using crisis to try to sink rival

Mar 24, 2020 - 1:30 PM

Virgin Australia claims Qantas engaged in anti-competitive behavior by 'trying to send a message that Virgin was in trouble and would not survive' the coronavirus crisis

QANTAS. Planes of the Australian carrier parked at the Melbourne Airport. Photo from Shutterstock

Tigerair Australia menuding Indonesia sebagai penyebab kekacauan di Bali

Jan 12, 2017 - 4:02 PM

Penerbangan Tigerair dari Australia ke Bali yang dimulai Maret 2016 terbang di bawah lisensi Virgin Australia dan menggunakan pilot perusahaan tersebut sampai Indonesia memberikan persetujuan untuk Tigerair mengoperasikannya sendiri

Kolaborasi Indonesia dan Australia untuk memajukan industri fashion

Oct 27, 2016 - 3:58 PM

Dua desainer Australia turut memamerkan koleksi mereka di JFW 2017 Sedangkan desainer Indonesia Anandia Putri akan tampil di Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival 2017

INDUSTRI FASHION. Menteri Luar Negeri Australia Julie Bishop (ketiga dari kiri) ikut menghadiri pagelaran Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) 2017 pada Rabu, 26 Oktober di sela kunjungan singkatnya di Jakarta. Foto dari JFW 2017.

FOTO: Desainer Muslimah Indonesia gelar ‘fashion show’ di Melbourne

Mar 10, 2016 - 6:31 PM

Restu Anggraini di ajang VAMFF 2016

Tourists stranded as Bali airport remains closed due to volcanic ash

Nov 04, 2015 - 12:41 PM

Air traffic is regularly disrupted by volcanic eruptions in Indonesia which sits on a belt of seismic activity running around the basin of the Pacific Ocean

MENANTI PESAWAT. Dua calon penumpang pesawat menanti di Bandara Ngurah Rai, Bali, Rabu, 4 November. Foto oleh Made Nagi/EPA

Bali flights canceled after volcanic ash clouds airport

Nov 04, 2015 - 12:31 AM

Australian airlines Virgin Australia and Jetstar had already canceled all flights Tuesday deeming conditions unsafe for flying with Virgin also scrapping its roster for Wednesday

Danau kawah Segara Anak dengan Gunung Barujari di tepi danau dilihat dari Puncak Gunung Rinjani di sisi timur. Foto dari Wikipedia

Virgin takes full control of Tigerair Australia for AU$1

Oct 17, 2014 - 3:58 PM

Tiger has been struggling to make money in the booming Southeast Asian budget carrier market dominated by Malaysia s AirAsia and Singapore’s Jetstar Asia

Volcanic ash halts flights to north Australian city

May 31, 2014 - 3:52 PM

UPDATED Indonesia s Sangeang Api volcano spews columns of ash up to 2 500 metres 8 200 feet into the air on Saturday May 31

VOLCANIC ERUPTION. Mount Sangeang Api spews volcanic materials, seen from the town of Bima, West Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia. The volcano erupted on May 30 with a loud blast and spewed volcanic ash about 3,000 meters high. EPA/STR

Bali hijack alert passenger 'mistook cockpit for toilet'

Apr 26, 2014 - 2:24 PM

The Australian passenger denies being drunk but admits to being in a state of depression during the flight

A MISUNDERSTANDING. A file photo shows Sir Richard Branson (R) and Virgin Australia CEO John Borghetti (L) waving the Australian flag out of the cockpit of a jet sporting the new logo of Virgin Australia group of airlines at Sydney Airport, Sydney, Australia to launch the new branding for the Virgin Australia airline in 2011. Dean Lewins/EPA

Rappler Newscast | April 25, 2014

Apr 25, 2014 - 8:36 PM

Cayetano denounces a report tagging him in a corruption scandal Santiago calls Napoles “damaged goods ” Suspected hijacking in Bali turns out to be a drunk passenger on an Australian plane

Drunk passenger triggers Bali hijack alert

Apr 25, 2014 - 4:15 PM

According to a Virgin Australia official a drunk person acted aggressively on the plane triggering a hijack alert after attempting to enter the cockpit

A MISUNDERSTANDING. A file photo dated 04 May 2011 showing Sir Richard Branson (R) and Virgin Australia CEO John Borghetti (L) waving the Australian flag out of the cockpit of a jet sporting the new logo of Virgin Australia group of airlines at Sydney Airport, Sydney, Australia, on 04 May 2011, to launch the new branding for the Virgin Australia airline. Dean Lewins/EPA

Plane lands at Bali airport in suspected hijacking

Apr 25, 2014 - 3:48 PM

A Virgin Australia plane lands in Bali following a suspected hijacking according to officials in Indonesia

Qantas unable to justify 5,000 job losses - unions

Feb 28, 2014 - 2:23 PM

Australian Council of Trade Unions secretary Dave Oliver said Qantas explanation for why the company needs to cut 5 000 jobs was insufficient

Photo courtesy of Qantas

Virgin Australia sells stake to Singapore, pounces on Tiger

Oct 30, 2012 - 12:07 PM

Virgin Australia buys the stake for Aus 35 million US 36 million

BUYING BINGE. Singapore Airlines acquires 10% of Virgin Australia, which, in turn, buys 60% of Tiger Airways Australia. Photo courtesy of AFP

Singapore Airlines buys 10% stake in Virgin Australia

Oct 30, 2012 - 11:29 AM

The Singapore carrier buys the stake for Aus 105 million US 108 million

Etihad targets 10% of Virgin Australia

Jun 06, 2012 - 11:49 AM

Fast growing Etihad Airways wants to boost its stake in Virgin Australia to 10 percent its chief executive said Wednesday June 6 following recent on market share purchases