Virgin Blue’s international airline V Australia and Delta Air Lines have negotiated and signed an Australia-U.S. interline agreement offering seamless travel on the networks of each carrier and across the transpacific route. Effective immediately, the agreement allows travelers to purchase a single ticket from their travel agent, V Australia or Delta for travel between the U.S. and Australia on either carrier.
Delta Air Lines is the world’s largest airline and the second largest domestic U.S. carrier. The airline operates a vast domestic network in the U.S. including major destinations such as New York City, Washington D.C., Orlando, Salt Lake City and Atlanta. V Australia commenced flying between Los Angeles and Sydney on February 27. The airline will begin direct flights from Los Angeles to Brisbane on April 8. The airline will also commence services from Los Angeles to Melbourne in September.
Delta will begin daily nonstop services on the Sydney - Los Angeles route from July 1.