**Please note, Virgin Blue now trades under the name Virgin Australia Airlines**
Virgin Blue – Australia flight specialist
Virgin Australia Airlines - formely Virgin Blue - is an airline based in Sydney, Australia. Virgin Blue began operating low-cost flights in 2000. Virgin Blue airlines initially specialised in cheap domestic flights in Australia. 2004 saw the launch of Pacific Blue, offering flights to New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Pacific Blue built a solid reputation for reliably well-priced flights to Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu and the Cook Islands. Flight deals with Virgin Blue have often been among the cheapest flights to Australia from New Zealand. Further expansion saw the launch of Polynesian Blue. 2007 saw Pacific Blue offering domestic flights in New Zealand. 2009 saw the launch of V Australia, offering flights to Los Angeles from Sydney and Brisbane. V Australia introduced flights to Abu Dhabi in 2011. The same year saw the rebranding of the airline under the name of Virgin Australia.
Cheap Australia holiday flights
Virgin Australia Airlines flights are of special interest to anyone hoping to travel to Australia holiday regions like the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast. You can expect to find flights to Sydney and Melbourne all year round. Virgin Blue should be included in any search for last-minute flights to Australia airports like Brisbane and Perth. Virgin Australia Airlines is a great source of flights from Australia to beach holiday favourites in Asia. Virgin Australia offer cheap flights to Bali and low-cost flights to Thailand.
Low-cost flights from Australia
Virgin Australia Airlines offers many of the features familiar from low-cost airlines in the UK. Expect to find online booking, online check-in and special deals on car-hire, airport transfers, airport parking, travel insurance, hotels and cheap holidays. The airline regularly promotes discount flights and is a good source of last-minute flights to Australia airports. At the time of writing, in summer 2011, there are no flights with Virgin Australia from UK airports. However, solid expansion means we cannot rule out cheap Virgin Australia flights from the UK in the future. Virgin Australia has already expressed interest in establishing flights to Japan, Hong Kong and the USA.