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Virgin Australia introduces Perth - Canberra Services

20/04/2017

Virgin Australia will introduce twice weekly services between Perth and Canberra in Parliamentary sitting weeks to cater for increased demand for travel to and from the nation’s capital and to
encourage tourism to both cities.

The new services will be operated by Virgin Australia’s Boeing 737 aircraft, with flights for 2017 on sale today together with special Virgin Australia Holiday packages.

In Parliamentary sitting weeks in August and September 2017, Virgin Australia will operate the following services on Thursdays and Sundays:

  • VA590 will depart Perth at 1235 and arrive in Canberra at 1825
  • VA589 will depart Canberra at 1900 and arrive in Perth at 2140

In sitting weeks between October 2017 and December 2017, Virgin Australia will operate the following services on:

Sundays

  • VA590 will depart Perth at 1205 and arrive in Canberra at 1855
  • VA589 will depart Canberra at 1930 and arrive in Perth at 2110

Thursdays

  • VA590 will depart Perth at 1135 and arrive in Canberra at 1825
  • VA589 will depart Canberra at 1900 and arrive in Perth at 2040

All flights in 2017 are now available for sale at virginaustralia.com. Flights in 2018 will be available for sale once the 2018 Parliamentary sitting calendar is released. Virgin Australia also offers direct flights from Canberra to Adelaide, Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Melbourne and Sydney.