Virgin Australia Group to move towards all Boeing 737 domestic and short haul fleet

5 August, 2020

Virgin Australia Group stated (05-Aug-2020) the Group will align costs with a depressed and uncertain revenue outlook, simplifying its fleet to realise cost efficiencies and remove operational complexity. Virgin group plans to move to an all Boeing 737 fleet for domestic and short haul operations, seeing the removal of ATR, Boeing 777, A330 and Tigerair A320 aircraft. The Group's regional and charter fleet will remain, while the company reviews options at Virgin Australia Regional Airlines, including different operating models to support continued regional and charter operations. The Group will also undertake a supplier contract review across its operations including products, services and facilities to better align with the company's future size and requirements and lowering costs significantly. [more - original PR]