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BRETT LOELIGER

EXPERIENCE  / BACKGROUND

July 2020 will see 2 decades with Virgin for this permanent part-time Captain on B737 based in Melbourne, now entering the 60+ twilight years! A flying career spanning over 42 years (and counting!) with diversified domestic flying in Australia and extensive B737 international experience throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, India and most of the Asianic nations.

SITUATION

Divorced, now happily remarried, have 2 adult children and over the last year became a grandfather!

 

RELATED INTEREST/S

Finally, I’m an inaugural peer supporter within the AFAP Welfare and HIMS Australia programs and look forward to assisting with the Virgin Connect program.

 

 

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SHANE MURDOCK

EXPERIENCE / BACKGROUND

I have been employed by Virgin for 18 years and have 40 years of aviation industry experience as a pilot. I have studied Human Factors to Masters level, have 2 certificates in accident investigation. I have lived and worked in most states of Australia for many different operators and airlines. I was caught up in the 1989 pilots dispute and was also made redundant with the Ansett collapse in 2001

SITUATION

I have been divorced and have two grown up children,

 

RELATED / INTERESTS

I am a qualified African Safari guide and tracker. I have experienced personal tragedy having lost a parent and a brother but to this point have enjoyed good health myself.

 

CONNECT ADMINISTRATION

Medical Projects Coordinator 

Virgin Australia Training Centre

Level 2 Bld D 36-38 Lord St Botany NSW 

Ph +61 2 89857400

Email connect@virginaustralia.com

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