Tropical Cyclone Debbie


Travel Alerts

Tropical Cyclone Debbie


Update as at 10am AEST Sunday 26 March 2017


Adverse weather conditions resulting from Tropical Cyclone Debbie will affect some flights in the north coast of Queensland region. 


Virgin Australia will not operate flights to or from Hamilton Island on Sunday 26 or Monday 27 March 2017, and a number of flights in or out of Townsville will not operate on Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 March 2017.


Options are available for affected travellers holding a valid ticket for travel from Sunday 26 March 2017 through to Wednesday 29 March 2017 to be re-booked on an alternative service or hold a credit for use at a later date. Affected guests are encouraged to call our Guest Contact Centre on 13 67 89 to discuss these options.


Virgin Australia will continue to monitor weather conditions and further updates will be provided when available. Guests due to travel to or from Hamilton Island, Proserpine or Townsville are encouraged to check the status of their flight here:


The following services will not be operated:


Sunday, 26 March 2017


VA1751 MEL-HTI STD 0845

VA1752 HTI-MEL STD 1125

VA1281 SYD-HTI STD 0950

VA1282 HTI-SYD STD 1200

VA1497 BNE-HTI STD 1140

VA1496 HTI-BNE STD 1355


Monday, 27 March 2017


VA1281 SYD - HTI  STD 09:50

VA1282 HTI - SYD  STD 12:00

VA1497 BNE - HTI STD 12:10

VA1498 HTI - BNE STD 14:30

VA383  BNE - TSV STD 19:50


Tuesday, 28 March 2017


VA362 TSV - BNE 06:25 STD