Virgin Australia is the winner of several prestigious awards, such as "Best New World Carrier" and "Best Cabin Crew" by AirlineRatings.com,“Best Frequent Flyer Scheme” and "Best Cabin Crew" at the Australian Business Traveler Awards and more. Headquartered at Bowen Hills in Brisbane, Virgin Australia is Australia's second-largest airline after Quantas and is the largest airline by fleet size to use the "Virgin" brand. The airline has its hubs at Auckland Airport, Brisbane Airport, Melbourne Airport, and Sydney Airport,and has its focus cities at Adelaide Airport, Gold Coast Airport, and Perth Airport. The airline boasts a fleet of 121 aircraft and has code share agreement with Air Berlin, Air New Zealand, Alitalia, Delta Air Lines, Etihad Airways, Hawaiian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, Tiger air Australia, Virgin America, Virgin Atlantic, and Virgin Samoa while a code share agreement with Air Canada will start in early 2017. Virgin Australia offers flights to a number of destinations including Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Beijing, Christchurch, Sydney, Johannesburg, Phuket, Wellington, and more.
Avoiding hassles of queues at the airport, passengers can check-in for the flight online via desktop, tablet or mobile devices.
- Online check-in for domestic travel can be done 48 hours prior to the scheduled flight departure time, and closes 45 minutes prior.
- Online check-in for international travel opens 24 hours prior to the scheduled flight departure and closes 90 minutes priorto the scheduled flight departure.