Virgin Australia Holdings (VAH) is a domestic and international airline that was founded by Virgin Group's CEO Richard Branson. It operates both domestic and international routes within Australia, the Trans-Pacific, Abu Dhabi, the Trans-Tasman, the Pacific Islands and South East Asia. Virgin Australia also owns Virgin's Velocity deals loyalty program and TigerAir Australia.
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Virgin Australia and numerous of other global airlines have come under financial pressure as countries close borders amid strict social isolation rules. On March 25, 2020 the company announced it was cutting down 90% of domestic routes (including all TigerAir Australia flights) and temporarily standing down 8,000 of its 10,000 staff in a move to cut costs. On April 21 the company entered voluntary administration.
How to buy shares in Virgin Australia
- Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares listed in Australia, you’ll need to sign up to a broker with access to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Our table below can help you choose.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, PayPal or debit card.
- Search for Virgin Australia. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: VAH. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Virgin Australia reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At today's price of A$0.086, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Virgin Australia. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.
Price details for Virgin Australia (VAH)
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Standard brokerage - Australian shares
Share Trading Account Offer
Competitive broker fees on Australian and international shares
- Brokerage - AU shares: From AUD 5 or 0.05%
- Brokerage - US shares: USD 0
- Sign-up process: Instant
- Support - After hours: Yes
Important: Share trading carries risk of capital loss.
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Virgin Australia Holdings was listed in 2003 on the ASX and is an airline industry stock. Although originally a wholly owned subsidiary of Branson's Virgin Group, its majority shareholders by late 2019 comprised of Etihad Airways, Singapore Airlines, Nanshan Capital Holdings, HNA Group and the Virgin Group. Around 10% of shares are held by public shareholders.
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