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    Qantas to fast track airline loyalty program status

    Fear not, status isn't always the ultimate game , especially in the current market climate
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    Virgin Australia Business Class Catering - Service, Meal times, Menus

    That's better than the offering a couple of weeks ago on BNE- DRW we got the pie but no mash
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    Could Velocity open up a P1 style tier?

    Yes agree but widebody business class can be more premium in nature. If VA end up with the MAX they will have the ability to offer A JetBlue style of business offering.
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    Could Velocity open up a P1 style tier?

    I can't see them going to a P1 offering. VA doesn't have depth of network coverage or any widebody offerings in the fleet. I see them going the Jet Blue USA style of product
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    VA/Sabre IT outage & major delays 21 May 2021

    I was booked on VA1401 ex Adelaide to Bne today and received an email at 0600 this morning telling me it was cancelled and they have rebooked Me on VA1393 on Sunday! After waiting one hour on the phone ( Gold status), they cancelled and said they will issue a refund. Could not offer me another...
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    Car rental rates during the pandemic

    It's the surcharge required to cover the very high excess that applies to vehicle damage now that turns me away
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    Virgin Australia Business Class Catering - Service, Meal times, Menus

    Still beats the dreaded snack basket pass around I got in USA pre covidt in First class
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    Virgin Australia Business Class Catering - Service, Meal times, Menus

    Strictly blended no single malt LOL
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    Virgin Australia Financially Secure? [Now in Voluntary Administration]

    VA just went into a trading halt: Virgin Australia goes into trading halt
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    Top Three Holiday Photos

    Just a quick BNE-CHC
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    Virgin Australia Financially Secure? [Now in Voluntary Administration]

    Most transport industry operations are by nature high geared operations ( debt to equity) , as the capital and/or lease cost of the gear is substantial. Additionally, the fixed costs are quite high as well . They main area you can attack is the variable costs .
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    Virgin Australia Financially Secure? [Now in Voluntary Administration]

    Yes and there had been a lot of sales of company assets in that time which have helped.
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    Virgin Australia Financially Secure? [Now in Voluntary Administration]

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/09/13/1-in-5-ceos-are-psychopaths-australian-study-finds/
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    Virgin Australia launches 'coronavirus status extension' plan

    Just got an email from them stating a 12 month eztension On status in addition to credit gifts
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    Virgin Australia Financially Secure? [Now in Voluntary Administration]

    Absolutely correct. No return on investment there, just wait until restructure comes post Cono and strike then
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