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How to buy Virgin Australia shares | A$0.086

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Update April 21: Virgin Australia entered a trading halt on April 14. On Tuesday April 21, Virgin Australia officially entered voluntary administration as it looks to recapitalise and seek financial assistance. This does not necessarily mean the company is going to collapse however shareholders are likely to see the value of VAH shares fall to zero.

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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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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IG Share Trading Offer


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
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Name Product Standard brokerage fee Inactivity fee Markets
IG Share Trading
AUD 8 or
AUD 50 per quarter if you make fewer than three trades in that period
ASX shares
Global shares
Margin trading
Active trader brokerage discount: AUD 5 or 0.05% if you've placed 3 trades or more in the prior month.
Enjoy some of the lowest brokerage fees on the market when trading Australian shares, international shares, forex and CFDs, plus get access to 24-hour customer support.
Bell Direct Share Trading
AUD 15 or
ASX shares
Invest in Australian shares, options and managed funds from the one account with no inactivity fee.
Bell Direct offers a one-second placement guarantee on market-to-limit ASX orders or your trade is free, plus enjoy extensive free research reports from top financial experts.
CMC Markets Stockbroking
AUD 11 or
AUD 15 per month if you make no trades in that period
ASX shares
Global shares
Margin trading
Options trading
Access a broad range of investment products from Australia and overseas.
Invest in managed funds, trade shares, warrants, options and CFDs listed across the ASX, SSX and Chi-X, and other major global exchanges, including US, Canada and UK markets.
ANZ Share Investing
AUD 19.95
ASX shares
Global shares
Margin trading
Options trading
Earn 1 Qantas Point per AU$3 spent on brokerage fees on certain instruments.
Access Morningstar reports, company announcements and and live pricing via ANZ’s share investing platform. Available for desktop and mobile.
Westpac Online Investing Account
AUD 19.95 or
AUD 63.50 per year on the global markets account
ASX shares
Global shares
Options trading
US shares

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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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