Virgin Launches Two New Routes With $59 Flight Sale

A sale you don't want to miss.

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Virgin Australia announced it will introduce two new direct services ahead of the September school holidays as the airline pivots its network schedule to reconnect Australia in new ways.

The new services, focusing on markets with open borders, include the resumption of flights between Adelaide and Darwin from 6 September and the introduction of a brand-new direct service, never before operated in the airline’s 21-year history, between Adelaide and Launceston, commencing on 7 September.

To kickstart the launch of the services, Virgin Australia is offering the following one-way Economy sale fares from today until midnight this Friday 13 August or until sold-out:

  • Adelaide – Launceston//Launceston – Adelaide from $59
  • Adelaide – Darwin//Darwin – Adelaide from $119

And for customers looking to travel at the pointy end, Virgin Australia will continue to sell their great value Business Class fares on these services:

  • Adelaide – Launceston//Launceston – Adelaide from $299
  • Adelaide – Darwin//Darwin – Adelaide from $529

Along with checked baggage and seat selection included in all airfares, Virgin Australia is also offering double Velocity Frequent Flyer Status Credits on all new eligible bookings (excluding Getaway fares) made by midnight tomorrow (Tuesday 10 August).

Virgin Australia customers who hold travel credits or Future Flight credits are also encouraged to take advantage of the great value fares which are expected to sell out quickly.

Start booking now.

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Mad Mex’s New Menu Item Is Inspired by a Popular Mexican Street Food

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Mexican restaurant chain Mad Mex has dropped a new protein, and it’s one of the most popular street foods in Mexico.

Enter, Chicken Al Pastor. It’s traditionally made with pork and grilled on a spinning rotisserie with a pineapple sitting a top, but Mad Mex has put its own spin on it, serving chicken bathed in an Al Pastor marinade with a touch of juicy pineapple.

You can order the protein-packed filling in your favourite burrito, bowl, quesadilla, nachos, or in a taco.

As always, these things are here for a good time, not a long time. Pop into your local Mad Mex restaurant, order delivery or through the Mad Mex app today.

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