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Sir Richard Branson Kicks Off Virgin Australia’s Inaugural Flight Melbourne To Hong Kong

Sir Richard Branson Kicks Off Virgin Australia’s Inaugural Flight Melbourne To Hong Kong

Virgin Australia’s inaugural flight to Hong Kong departed Melbourne at 9.40am this morning, with much fanfare at Melbourne International Airport.
Founder of the Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson, carried the head of 32-metre local Bendigo dragon Yar Loong in a traditional procession with lion dancers and drummers to celebrate the milestone for the airline.
A number of VIP guests travelled on the inaugural flight including Sir Richard Branson; The Hon. Steven Ciobo, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment; John Borghetti and John O’Sullivan, Managing Director of Tourism Australia.
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