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Ra-Ra-Rarotonga! Pacific Blue to Launch 4th Flight

Tuesday, 25 May 2010, 2:29 pm | Virgin Blue

Tuesday 25 May 2010: Pacific Blue announced today that it would begin a permanent fourth weekly flight between Auckland and Rarotonga starting in July, adding over 9,000 extra seats to the route each year. More >>

Virgin Blue Announces John Borghetti New CEO

Tuesday, 2 March 2010, 12:56 pm | Virgin Blue

The Board of Virgin Blue Holdings Limited (VBA) today announced that it had appointed John Borghetti as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, effective May 8, 2010. More >>

V Australia sale fares celebrate new services

Thursday, 5 November 2009, 2:39 pm | Virgin Blue

Thursday 5 November 2009: Virgin Blue Group’s newest international airline, luxury carrier V Australia, is promoting sale fares in the New Zealand market to celebrate the launch of three new long haul services. More >>

Pacific Blue CEO To Retire

Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 2:36 pm | Virgin Blue

Pacific Blue Airlines CEO John Bartlett has announced he will retire from the airline in the first quarter of 2009. More >>

Seats From $123 For Polynesian Blue’s 3rd Birthday

Thursday, 30 October 2008, 11:36 am | Virgin Blue

Thurs 30 Oct 2008 (NZ, AU) / Wed 29 Oct 2008 (Samoa): Polynesian Blue is celebrating its 3rd birthday with a Birthday Surprise Sale for flights between Apia and New Zealand and Australia. More >>

New Daily Auckland-Melbourne Service

Monday, 22 September 2008, 11:14 am | Virgin Blue

Glamorous glasses and purple rinses will be in evidence at Auckland Airport today as Pacific Blue begins its new daily service to Melbourne with an inaugural flight that pays homage to one of Australia’s megastars*. More >>

Get Gnarly! Head To Bali From $199* One Way

Friday, 19 September 2008, 2:30 pm | Virgin Blue

Friday 19 September 2008: Pacific Blue Airlines is expanding its international route network to include Asia for the very first time, with the announcement the airline will launch 11 direct flights a week between Australia and Indonesia from 1 December ... More >>

Virgin Blue To Increase Fuel Surcharge

Thursday, 27 December 2007, 9:27 pm | Virgin Blue

Virgin Blue has announced it will reluctantly increase its fuel surcharge from February 2008 as a result of continued increases in fuel prices. The airline has held off increasing its surcharge for nearly three years. More >>

Kiwis Save Millions As Airlines Match Pacific Blue

Thursday, 13 September 2007, 4:27 pm | Virgin Blue

Pacific Blue estimates New Zealanders have saved at least $4 million on air travel since it announced flights within New Zealand, and that the figure is much higher when price drops from copycat competitors are taken into account. More >>

Virgin, Pacific Blue Announce New Domestic Airline

Thursday, 23 August 2007, 10:41 am | Virgin Blue

Virgin Blue Airlines and its three year old New Zealand subsidiary Pacific Blue today announced major plans for a new domestic airline for New Zealand with NZD$39* fares on sale from today for flights commencing in November 2007. Initially the carrier ... More >>

Virgin Blue And Samoan Govt's Joint Venture

Thursday, 14 July 2005, 4:43 pm | Virgin Blue

Australia’s award winning low cost carrier, Virgin Blue has signed an agreement with the Samoan Government to operate a joint venture airline called “Polynesian Blue”. More >>

Trans Tasman Airfares For Only $1*

Friday, 28 January 2005, 4:44 pm | Virgin Blue

Pacific Blue celebrates 12 months since its first flight took off from Christchurch to Brisbane on 29 January 2004. More >>

Pacific Blue Ramps Up Trans-Tasman Capacity

Tuesday, 14 September 2004, 12:34 am | Virgin Blue

Two New Direct Routes Equals More Trans Tasman Low Fares Monday 13 September: Pacific Blue has announced it will continue its Trans Tasman expansion by launching two brand new routes as of November as a result of strong support and requests for more flight ... More >>

Pacific Blue Reaches Out To Rarotonga

Friday, 18 June 2004, 1:56 pm | Virgin Blue

Virgin Blue today announced that its sister airline, Pacific Blue (Australia), would be preparing an application to fly to Rarotonga in the Cook Islands. More >>

Pacific Blue Takes Ownership Of Leisure Market

Thursday, 20 May 2004, 11:28 am | Virgin Blue

Pacific Blue has announced fabulous new fares on its Trans Tasman flights while at the same time revamping the flight schedule to make it more convenient for both business and leisure Guests. More >>

Pacific Blue Gets Serious About Corporate Sector

Tuesday, 18 May 2004, 4:35 pm | Virgin Blue

Christchurch based International carrier, Pacific Blue has announced a new “sales force” to deal with the increasing interest in the airline from the corporate community. More >>

Virgin Blue To Introduce Fuel Surcharge

Friday, 14 May 2004, 5:09 pm | Virgin Blue

Virgin Blue has today announced the introduction of a fuel surcharge effective on all bookings made after 17 May 2004 due to the continued rise in jet fuel prices. "While jet fuel prices have seen spikes before, we are concerned about what ... More >>

Virgin Blue Flies 20Million Guests Major Milestone

Thursday, 8 April 2004, 5:26 pm | Virgin Blue

Virgin Blue, the parent company of New Zealand ‘s newest airline Pacific Blue, marked another significant milestone when it recently welcomed on board its 20-millionth Guest, doubling its passenger numbers in a third of the time it took to clock-up ... More >>

Virgin Blue’s Submission to the NZCC and ACCC

Thursday, 13 February 2003, 3:39 pm | Virgin Blue

Virgin Blue has lodged its submission today to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the New Zealand Commerce Commission in response to applications for authorisation of the proposed Qantas/Air New Zealand/Air Pacific Alliance. More >>