Fares from just $69: Virgin Australia launches ‘comeback’ sale

• 125,000 fares starting from just $69 will go on sale Thursday 2 July

• Business class fares from $250

• Fares available between select destinations for selected travel dates between 13 July to 31 August 2020

125,000 Virgin Australia domestic fares from just $69 will go on sale at 11am today to celebrate the return of the airline’s popular weekly Happy Hour sale.

The 12-hour ‘Because Everyone Loves a Comeback’ sale, will start at 11.00am AEST (Thursday), and follows last week’s announcement that Bain Capital has been selected as the expected new owner to take the airline into the future.

Fares will be available to book at virginaustralia.com and include:

• Economy fares from Sydney to Ballina from $69 ;

• Economy fares from Canberra to the Gold Coast from $129

• Business fares from Coffs Harbour to Sydney from $250 ; and

• Business fares from the Sydney to the Gold Coast from $299 .

Virgin Australia Chief Commercial Officer John MacLeod said the return of the Virgin Australia Happy Hour sale was a win for travellers as the tourism industry begins to see signs of recovery with state and territory border restrictions starts to ease.

“Virgin Australia is here to stay and we’re grateful to our customers for their continuing support. With travel restrictions starting to ease, we thought we would celebrate by bringing back Happy Hour and offering some great value fares along with our much-loved service,” Mr MacLeod said.

“We know that Aussies are getting itchy feet and are eager to explore the country so this sale makes it easy for customers to plan and book their trip, as well as supporting our local tourism industry,” he said.

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