IN BRIEF | Velocity Frequent Flyer will ends its restaurant booking partnership with OpenTable from 20 July 2019. Currently, it is possible to earn 300 Velocity points for every restaurant table booked on the OpenTable platform. These points are earned for each honoured restaurant booking with any of the hundreds of participating restaurants in Australia. You can continue … [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.
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Virgin Australia passengers will notice something new in their seat pockets from this month. The airline has relaunched its in-flight magazine, with the old Voyeur magazine becoming the "Virgin Australia Magazine". The airline's new in-flight magazine has fewer pages and is lighter than its predecessor, allowing the airline to reduce its fuel consumption. This allows the … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia's long-haul network is in disarray after one of the airline's Boeing 777s was taken out of service nearly two weeks ago. As a result, multiple Virgin Australia flights between Australia and Los Angeles have been cancelled or rescheduled over the past weeks. The affected aircraft is still undergoing maintenance. Virgin Australia has just five Boeing 777-300ER … [Read more...]
Velocity Frequent Flyer could launch lifetime Velocity status, following the announcement that Qantas will introduce a lifetime Platinum status tier. Qantas announced last Thursday some significant changes to its frequent flyer program, including changes to frequent flyer redemptions and the introduction of a Points Club. As Qantas Frequent Flyer's main competitor in … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia and UK-based Virgin Atlantic have applied for regulatory approval to coordinate services between Australia and the UK. The expanded Virgin Atlantic partnership would allow the two airlines to offer a more seamless experience to passengers flying to London through better schedules, easier connections and enhanced frequent flyer benefits. Virgin Australia does … [Read more...]