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Virgin Australia Airlines grew to directly serve 29 Australian cities from hubs located in Brisbane , Sydney and Melbourne , using a narrow-body Boeing and Embraer jets' fleet, along with Boeing and Airbus widebody jets. After a few years operating as low-cost carrier Virgin Australia Airlines improved its services and became the so-called "New World Carrier", a business model offering the passenger the choice of purchasing a ticket with aspects of "no frills" approach of low-cost airlines or paying a little more to receive services more in line with full-service airlines, to compete with Qantas in business travel market. Virgin Australia took the strategy further in , via introducing new catering options onboard, new uniforms, and new widebody aircraft to compete on Perth—Melbourne—Sydney services. Company's business class was introduced in January , along with a new livery and renaming to Virgin Australia. Deliveries were completed in
A revamped Virgin Australia will target the "mid-market", and there will be no nasty changes to the airline's Velocity Frequent Flyer program for its 10 million members. Jayne Hrdlicka, who started in the role of Virgin Australia Group chief executive on Wednesday, has launched a strategic review of the airline's business class offering as well as its in-flight WiFi and entertainment. It will close lounges in Darwin, Cairns and Mackay, with the Canberra facility still under review. And the airline is also reviewing the number of domestic and regional services on offer, with further changes possible once travel bans and state border closures ease.
A British backpacker has endured the wrath of social media users after he was filmed dangling a deadly blue ringed octopus on his skin in Queensland over the weekend. Clearly unaware that the animal has enough venom to kill 26 people with a single bite, tourist Ross Saunders holds out his arm as his mate places the octopus on his skin a number of times. And while the duo saw the funny side of their antics, Facebook users took a dim view of the video - which has gone viral since it was posted on Friday night. I think fishing in Oz might be a lot different to back home. But Aussie social media users were having none of it.