Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia

A rebel takes flight

As a staple in the Aussie skies for over 20 years, Virgin Australia had cemented itself as the more accessible and relatable airline than its classically serious flying kangaroo rival. Attracting a broader, more diverse range of customers, the brand was (dare we say it) flying. Then Covid-19 hit. Grounding its fleet, almost for good.

We’re bringing boldness back

With new ownership, came new opportunities. And so Virgin Australia engaged XXVI to craft and then apply a new and holisitic Brand Voice to help them reconnect with their base, grow their market share, and come back from the brink — bolder and better than ever.

The rebel has returned

Whilst the brand had matured over the years, research showed that Australians wanted the famous Virgin energy and cheekiness back. From here, XXVI crafted a unique set of values and Brand Voice traits that provided their heritage tone with more structure and purpose. Giving it the energy, longevity and flexibility to work across their whole scope of internal and external communications.

Epilogue

What followed was a distinctively ‘Virgin’ Virgin Australia Brand Voice. One that harks back to it’s bolder past to create communication that people actually pay attention to, from charming flight delay emails (it’s possible) to cheeky destination headlines, and literally everything in-between. A strategically powerful reset that’s been vital in helping Virgin Australia transition from survival mode amidst the anxiety and unpredictability of Covid, into being a delight to fly with once again.

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Clients

  • AAMI
  • AGL
  • AMP
  • Apia
  • Aussie Home Loans
  • Australia Post
  • AustralianSuper
  • Australian Unity
  • Australian Red Cross - Lifeblood
  • Barangaroo
  • Barker College
  • Beyond Blue
  • Bingle
  • Business Events Sydney
  • Business Australia
  • BUPA
  • Campbelltown City Council
  • Carsales Group
  • CBRE
  • Chartered Accountants Australia & NZ
  • Chorus
  • Chunky Move
  • Clayton Utz
  • Coles Group
  • Costa
  • CPA Australia
  • Equifax
  • Everlight Radiology
  • Federation University
  • Foxtel
  • Frensham Schools
  • Frucor Beverages
  • Five Senses Education
  • Genesis
  • GIO
  • Gympie Regional Council
  • Harrison.ai
  • Harrison Grierson
  • Hassell
  • Hello Fresh
  • hipages
  • Hoot Holidays
  • HOYTS
  • Hundredweight
  • Hyundai
  • Illawarra Retirement Trust
  • ISPT
  • JBWere
  • Jetstar
  • Kelato Animal Health
  • Kiwibank
  • Kiwiwealth
  • Koala Life
  • KPMG
  • Launch Vic
  • Liberty Specialty Markets
  • Lotterywest
  • Life Without Barriers
  • MARCS
  • MLC
  • MLC Life Insurance
  • Monash University
  • NAB
  • National Library of Australia
  • Network Ten
  • Newgate Communications
  • Nova Group
  • NRMA
  • NUFARM
  • Officeworks
  • Optus
  • Origin Energy
  • Peoplecare
  • Pepperstone
  • PEXA
  • Phillips
  • Plant & Food Research
  • PSMA
  • Public Works Advisory
  • Qantas
  • QSuper
  • RACV
  • Ray White
  • RACGP
  • Reach Out
  • Rest Super
  • Rufus & Coco
  • Sekisui House
  • Simm Design
  • Stride
  • South East Water
  • South 32
  • Studio Ongarato
  • Sydney Symphony Orchestra
  • Staging Connections
  • Stockland
  • Suncorp
  • Telstra
  • Townsville Hospital Foundation
  • Transurban
  • UBank
  • UnitingCare Queensland
  • University of Leicester
  • University of New South Wales
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Tasmania
  • University of Wollongong
  • Urbis
  • Valiant Finance
  • Vanguard
  • Virgin Australia
  • VMIA
  • Vodafone
  • Westpac NZ
  • Wotherspoon

Things we do

  • Brand voice (personality) traits
  • Brand VoiceMap
  • Brand voice rules
  • Brand voice workshops
  • Brand voice guidelines
  • Brand narrative
  • Brand messaging
  • Vision statements
  • Brand strategy
  • Creative copywriting
  • Scriptwriting
  • eDM and DMs
  • Website and social media content
  • Spoken word and contact centre scripting
  • Chatbots and AI scripting
  • Branded collateral
  • Internal communications
  • White papers and annual reviews
  • Rebranding and renaming
  • Internal brand architecture naming
  • New business naming
  • Naming facilitation workshops
  • Stakeholder management and engagement
  • Brand voice training
  • Tailored writing workshops
  • Writing exercise
  • Writing examples
  • Writing tips & tricks