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Virgin Australia updates network in response to domestic border closures

Virgin Australia has adjusted its network in response to changing border requirements and expanded restrictions now in place for Greater Sydney and New South Wales.

Virgin Australia has adjusted its network in response to changing border requirements and expanded restrictions now in place for Greater Sydney and New South Wales.

To assist customers who were originally booked to travel to New South Wales, Virgin Australia will redeploy aircraft and crew to several unrestricted destinations to assist them with last-minute holiday travel.

Reintroduced routes:

  • Melbourne-Darwin – daily flights, adding more than 1,200 seats
  • Melbourne-Hamilton Island – up to 3 flights per week, adding more than 500 seats
  • Melbourne-Ballina Byron – up to 7 flights per week, adding more than 1,200 seats

Expanded frequencies (each way):

  • Adelaide-Brisbane – up to 6 extra flights, adding more than 1,050 seats over the holiday period
  • Adelaide-Gold Coast – up to 6 extra flights, adding more than 1,050 seats over the holiday period
  • Brisbane-Cairns – up to 16 extra flights, adding more than 2,800 seats over the holiday period
  • Brisbane-Hobart – up to 4 extra flights, adding more than 700 seats over the holiday period
  • Brisbane-Darwin – additional 4 flights, adding more than 350 seats over the holiday period
  • Additional 18 flights on popular Melbourne holiday routes, adding more than 3,100 seats to the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, and Brisbane.

The additional flying includes several reintroduced services as well as expanded frequencies over the upcoming holiday period to 11 July 2021.

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