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It’s bigger, it’s better, it’s bolder, it’s back!

Pride Flight 2023 is on sale NOW.

Departing from Brisbane and Melbourne, we’ve also added maiden Pride Flight services from Adelaide and Perth – all bound for Sydney. And in a milestone event, our partner United Airlines will operate the first international Pride Flight from San Francisco to Sydney, with all Pride Flight services scheduled to touch down ahead of the world’s largest gay and lesbian celebration on Friday 24 February 2023.

With bottomless pre-flight parties, complete with shimmering drag shows, DJs and more. Virgin Australia-operated Pride Flight services will be hosted by RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under stars, Coco Jumbo, Karen From Finance, Kween Kong and Maxi Shield, along with some of Australia’s leading drag talent, including Barbie Q, Penny Tration, Philmah Bocks, Sexy Galexy and Tora Hymen.

And if that wasn’t enough of a party, for the second year running, Sydney’s iconic The Beresford will host the official Pride Flight Landing Party, complete with some complimentary drinks and entertainment – all for Pride Flight tickets holders.

To say this is an unmissable experience is quite the understatement. Seats are expected to sell out fast. So book NOW.

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Looking for a seat on our Adelaide or Perth services?

Adelaide: To book a seat on our one-way Adelaide Pride Flight service to Sydney, simply select the Adelaide button below. This will take you to all flights departing from Adelaide to Sydney on 24 February. The Adelaide Pride Flight service is VA 1975 departing at 11:30am, priced at $229. This flight number will appear below or adjacent to the departure time and a Pride Flight indicator will appear once you select the flight.  

Perth: To book a seat on our one-way Perth Pride Flight service to Sydney, simply select the Perth button below. This will take you to all flights departing from Perth to Sydney on 24 February. The Perth Pride Flight service is VA 2017 departing at 7:00am, priced at $379.

Looking for a seat on our Brisbane or Melbourne services?

SURPRISE! We have released a very limited allocation of seats on our Brisbane and Melbourne Pride Flight services. Please select the Brisbane or Melbourne button below and the fare marked ‘Special Fare.’

San Francisco to Sydney: Simply visit and book the non-stop San Francisco > Sydney service departing on Wednesday 22 February 2023 (UA863) by conducting a flight search on the homepage.

Please note, our Pride Flight services are a one-way journey and returning flights cannot be booked in the same transaction.To book a seat on our one-way pride flights departing Melbourne and Brisbane on Friday 4 March 2022, simply search below and select the fare marked Special Fare.

Please note, our pride flights are a one-way journey from Brisbane to Sydney and Melbourne to Sydney and returning flights cannot be booked in the same transaction.

To give you peace of mind when booking a seat on Pride Flight, you can cancel your booking to travel credit or receive a refund to your original form of payment for changes made prior to travel. Conditions apply^

Please note: Select 'edit search' and 'continue' to adjust the number of guests.




In a token to mark history for the community, the Virgin Australia flight numbers for 2023 Pride Flight services will represent significant dates for the LGBTQIA+ community:

VA 2000 Brisbane > Sydney: The year 2000 marked the first World Pride event
VA 1978 Melbourne > Sydney: In 1978 Sydney hosted its first Mardi Gras Parade
VA 1975 Adelaide > Sydney: 1975 was the year South Australia became the first Australian state to decriminalise male homosexuality
VA 2017 Perth > Sydney: 2017 marked the year same-sex marriage was legalised in Australia.




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Terms and Conditions

Pride Flight fares

Departing Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth or Melbourne to Sydney. On sale from 12:01am AEST 18 October until 9.00am AEST 24 February 2023 unless sold out prior. For travel on 24 February 2023. Price is based on a one-way Economy Flex fare booked on Seats are limited. Payment surcharge may apply. You can change or cancel your booking by paying a fee and any fare difference. See Virgin Australia’s domestic Fees page for details. You may also request a refund for other reasons, including under the Australian Consumer Law. Check your fare rules for more information. Full Terms and conditions at

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^Changes must be made prior to travel date. Fare differences may apply. Cancellations with refund to other forms of payment as per fare rules. See for terms and conditions. 

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