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A Plane Load Of Kids Fly In For A ‘Dream Christmas’

21/12/2005

Virgin Blue & Dreamworld Team Up To Wrap Up Xmas


WHO: A plane load full of special kids in need of some Dreamworld cheer and a big hug from Santa.


WHAT: Virgin Blue and Dreamworld team up to host a special charity flight and family fun day for Christmas.


WHERE: Dreamworld, Dreamworld Parkway – Media to enter via Security Gate 50m right of Main Gates


WHEN: Friday December 23 at 9.30am


WHY: Because it’s nearly Christmas!


A Virgin Blue aircraft will fly to the Gold Coast tomorrow carrying a special plane load of kids and their families from Sydney as part of the inaugural "Virgin Blue Dream Christmas" event.


The airline has teamed up with Australia’s premier theme park, “Dreamworld” to provide some festive cheer to those who would otherwise be missing out.


Sydney radio station Mix 106.9FM invited listeners to nominate kids who they thought deserved a special day out at Dreamworld resulting in an invitation list that will touch your heart.


Among them are kids battling illness like cancer, EB and achondroplasia (dwarfism), families who have endured extreme hardship or kids who’ve recently lost Mum or Dad.


All parties involved have donated their goods and/or time including Dreamworld, Virgin Blue Crew, Mix 106.5FM and Shell. Special thanks also to Surfside Buses for their support of this special event.


6.00am: Special flight DJ 9001 departs Sydney. In-flight activities.


6.20am: Flight lands at Gold Coast Airport and kids transfer by bus to Dreamworld


7.30am: Special exclusive breakfast at Dreamworld’s Nick Central.


9.30am: Special guest star Santa to give out presents and let kids let loose in park for the day!!! Return flight departs Gold Coast at 4.10pm same day.