Whooshkaa takes off with Virgin

Podcast platform Whooshkaa has partnered with Virgin Australia.

The new alliance will deliver select podcasts to listeners in the skies from tomorrow, February 1.

On launch, shows include the popular Business Insider, Meshel Laurie’s Australian True Crime, myBody+Soul’s Healthy-ish and Rachel Corbett’s You’ve Gotta Start Somewhere with more to follow.

Whooshkaa Founder and CEO Robert Loewenthal (left) welcomed the partnership between two dynamic and progressive companies.

“Every day more people are becoming fascinated with podcasts. They have firm favourites, but are not afraid to try out new shows and genres. We’re proud that Virgin Australia has chosen Whooshkaa to bring podcasts to its skies,” Mr Loewenthal said.

Whooshkaa also partners with the Australian Radio Network, Wil Anderson, Osher Günsberg, the Sports Entertainment Network, Sky News, Fox Sports and more, making it the nation’s largest host of Australian podcasting content.

In December 2017 Virgin Australia flew nearly two million passengers to 58 destinations on almost 14,000 domestic and international flights.

Virgin Australia General Manager Customer Experience and Product, Tash Tobias said: “The Virgin Australia Entertainment platform provides our guests with hundreds of hours of content to enjoy when they fly. We recognise the growing popularity of podcasts and we’re proud to expand our already-wide menu of quality Australian-produced inflight entertainment.”