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Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia is a major airline on the domestic market in Australia, and commenced its operations in the year of 2000. The airline has three hubs in the country – Brisbane Airport, Melbourne Airport and Sydney Airport. They serve more than 30 cities in Australia and the headquarters is found in Brisbane.



Virgin Australia market distribution on each continent.

Virgin Australia 30 days of scheduled flights

The graph shows thenumber of scheduled flights per day. The bars are divided between domestic and international flights.

Virgin Australia airports

Number of routes on some of the biggest Virgin Australia airports.
Most popular flight routesPOPULAR

Virgin Australia operates over 140 flight routes. Here are the most popular.

From     To  
SYD Sydney Melbourne MEL  »
SYD Sydney Brisbane BNE  »
BNE Brisbane Melbourne MEL  »
OOL Coolangatta (Gold Coast) Sydney SYD  »
MEL Melbourne Coolangatta (Gold Coast) OOL  »
ADL Adelaide Melbourne MEL  »
SYD Sydney Canberra CBR  »
MEL Melbourne Perth PER  »
BNE Brisbane Mackay MKY  »
BNE Brisbane Rockhampton ROK  »
SYD Sydney Adelaide ADL  »
BNE Brisbane Townsville TSV  »
BNE Brisbane Cairns CNS  »
MEL Melbourne Canberra CBR  »
SYD Sydney Perth PER  »
MEL Melbourne Hobart HBA  »
MEL Melbourne Launceston LST  »
BNE Brisbane Adelaide ADL  »
BNE Brisbane Newcastle NTL  »
BNE Brisbane Canberra CBR  »
Based on the number of flight departures in April 2023.
Virgin Australia Aircrafts

Aircraft models scheduled to fly with Virgin Australia.

Aircraft model Flights
Boeing 737-800 (winglets) Passenger/BBJ2 7891
Fokker 100 842
Boeing 737-700 (winglets) Passenger/BBJ1 492
Saab 340 397
Airbus A320 292
Fokker 70 241

Virgin Australia airports

Sorted by the number of departing flights next month.

An airline hub is an airport where the airline has a heavy presence and normally some kind of headquarters. On the other hand, a focus city is a destination where the airline operates limited point-to-point routes. In these cities, the airline doesn’t necessarily need to have an office (even though this sometimes is the case). Many low-cost airlines don't use the definition 'hub' but instead define their main airports of operations as an operating base.