Just as it's possible to redeem Virgin Australia Velocity points for Singapore Airlines flights, the same is also true in reverse. If you have Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles, you have the option to either transfer these to Velocity or simply book Virgin Australia flights directly using KrisFlyer miles. The number of KrisFlyer miles that you'll need to book a Virgin … [Read more...]
Airlines, Miles and Points
Airlines, miles and points is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about Qantas, Virgin Australia, non-Australian airlines and the global airline alliances. We also write about the journey itself - the planning and booking, the flight and arrival at your destination.
This topic also covers redeeming points for (almost) free Qantas reward flights.
Virgin Australia will withdraw from the Melbourne-Hong Kong route, with the last flights taking off on 10 February 2020. The widely-anticipated announcement comes as Virgin Australia completes a review of its fleet and route network, following seven consecutive loss-making years. Virgin Australia's load factors to Hong Kong have been poor for some time, despite Virgin's … [Read more...]
Asiana Airlines and China Eastern will trial two new, seasonal routes to Australia over the summer. Star Alliance's Asiana Airlines will trial a weekly Melbourne-Seoul service from December 2019 until February 2020. Meanwhile, China Eastern is testing the waters on a Perth-Shanghai route, with a five-week trial beginning in January. Asiana to fly from Melbourne to … [Read more...]
Qantas will move its Airbus A380 onto the Sydney-Hong Kong route two weeks later than scheduled this summer. Qantas had planned to upgrade one of its daily Sydney-Hong Kong flights, QF127 and the return QF128, to an Airbus A380 from 4 December 2019. This was due to replace the Boeing 787-9. However, Qantas will now only use Airbus A380s on this route from 18 December. At … [Read more...]
Why pay full price for your next Virgin flight? Virgin Australia regularly releases discount codes that you can use to save money on airfares! These promo codes can save you up to 15% on flights operated by Virgin Australia. There are a few restrictions. Virgin Australia discount codes are only valid on certain routes, travel dates and fare categories. Some sale and … [Read more...]