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Posted 20 April 2018

Menzies Kalgoorlie start ground handling for Virgin Australia

Menzies Aviation Kalgoorlie (KGI) successfully started ground handling services for Virgin Australia Airlines and Virgin Australia Regional Airlines.

Virgin Australia group operates 17 flights per week direct between KGI and Perth (PER), and the KGI team now services 36 flights per week in total. Menzies Aviation is now the only ground handler in KGI handling the two scheduled passenger airlines. 

Richard Bonner, Regional Vice President NW Australia Ground Handling, said: "I couldn’t be more pleased for a successful, safe and secure start up to the Virgin Australia operation. The KGI team have been the ground handling provider for the Qantas group for many years, and one of only two ground handlers at the airport. Virgin Australia have been highly satisfied with the start up and I thank the team for their ‘excellence from touchdown to takeoff’."