If you're just a little short of the points needed for a Velocity reward booking, there is an easy way to purchase additional points. Virgin Australia offers what's known as "Velocity Points Booster", where you can buy Velocity points on the Virgin Australia website. It's possible to purchase up to 250,000 Velocity points per year. How Velocity Points Booster works With … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about Virgin, Virgin Velocity, and it's subsidiary Tiger Airways.
If you are interested in a novel way to earn Velocity points, you should definitely read our guide Flybuys Hacks to Earn Free Flights for Shopping at Coles as you can convert Flybuys points to Velocity points.
Virgin Australia plans to commence daily flights to Tokyo's Haneda Airport and launch a new partnership with Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA). Based in Japan, ANA has a 5-star Skytrax rating and is a member of Star Alliance. Subject to regulatory approvals, Virgin would commence daily flights from Brisbane to Haneda from 29 March 2020 using Airbus A330-200 aircraft. The … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia is axing its Samsung in-flight entertainment tablets in Business Class on domestic and short-haul international flights. From 30 September 2019, Virgin says that it will no longer load Samsung Galaxy tablets for Business Class guests on its Boeing 737 aircraft. Instead, passengers can stream entertainment to their own devices via the Virgin Australia … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia will regain full ownership of its Velocity Frequent Flyer loyalty program after selling a 35% stake to Affinity Equity Partners in 2014. Virgin will pay $700 million to buy back the stake in its profitable Velocity loyalty program - around double what Affinity paid for it five years ago. Virgin Australia yesterday confirmed to the ASX that the transaction is … [Read more...]
The Virgin Australia Group has posted a $315.4 million loss for the 2018-19 financial year. It's the airline's seventh consecutive full-year loss. Virgin Australia's international operations and low-cost subsidiary Tigerair are particularly struggling. Virgin Australia lost $75 million on its international operations last financial year, following the end of its trans-Tasman … [Read more...]