Virgin Australia Regional Airlines

Virgin Australia Regional Airlines is a subsidiary of Virgin Australia, focused on serving regional and charter routes mainly within Western Australia. Originally known as Skywest Airlines before its acquisition by Virgin Australia in 2013, the airline has since operated under the Virgin brand, bringing its unique flair for customer service to more remote areas. With its primary base at Perth Airport, the airline aims to provide reliable, comfortable, and convenient connections to smaller communities, as well as charter services for industries like mining and tourism.


Virgin Australia Regional Airlines operates primarily within Western Australia, linking Perth to key regional destinations such as Broome, Kalgoorlie, and Karratha. Additionally, the airline offers charter services to remote industrial sites, particularly serving the needs of the mining industry.


The airline operates a varied fleet tailored to regional and charter operations, including Fokker 100, ATR 72, and Airbus A320 aircraft. These planes are chosen for their versatility, allowing the airline to serve both paved and unpaved runways at smaller airports.


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