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    Qatar Airways lounge access on award tickets

    An AU-DOH (or vv) upgrade is 39 Qcredits.
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    VA2.0 International Partners

    QR will only get you to YUL in Canada, or SEA if you wanted to transit the US.
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    VA route suspensions due to Omicron outbreak Jan/Feb 22

    If I was going to the US and wanted to use status and earn on Velocity I'd fly SQ.
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    Qatar Airways status match to Virgin Australia

    I’m planning on going to Europe next year and was going to fly SQ, but I’ll seriously have to consider QR now (even though they’re more expensive), I want to use those credits to upgrade to J on DOH-BNE.
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    United Airlines new Virgin Australia / Velocity Partner

    USAirways merged into AA. Continental merged into UA.
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    Virgin Australia Business Class Catering - Service, Meal times, Menus

    This s This looks really good. Just needs a side of fries and some cream for the cake!
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    United Airlines new Virgin Australia / Velocity Partner

    Partners with SQ/AC/SA/UA/NH (almost)/NZ (probably again soon), it should almost just be a formality to get them in.
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    United Airlines new Virgin Australia / Velocity Partner

    Press release is the source, and it says "Virgin Australia and United Airlines to offer reciprocal lounge access", which indicates use of domestic lounges in Australia and the US (plus international UA Clubs, though likely Polaris lounges won't be included).
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    United Airlines new Virgin Australia / Velocity Partner

    Until VA gets 787's (which might end up just going to HND) we'll probably see UA add LAX/SFO-BNE.
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    United Airlines new Virgin Australia / Velocity Partner

    The partnership does include access to domestic United Clubs (which is probably the one benefit of the UA partnership over DL).
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    Virgin Australia Business Class Catering - Service, Meal times, Menus

    That looks good to me, and pretty substantial for a 1hr flight.
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    Virgin Australia to lease more 737s

    I don't think they're coming from WN.
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    Qatar Airways status match to Virgin Australia

    I should book a flight to use my Q Credits, there's a J upgrade just sitting there.
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    Qatar Airways status match to Virgin Australia

    I highly doubt QR would offer an extension past 31 December, but very happy to be proven wrong!
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    South Korea with points - options?

    UA and HA codeshare but UA don't operate flights on behalf of HA.
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    UpgradeMe pricing and success

    Wow. I have never seen an upgrade bid for under $100. I'd go for it and bid $60.
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    Virgin Australia to lease more 737s

    He did the turnaround, so got back on it 40 minutes later on Saturday.
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    Virgin Australia to lease more 737s

    Yep, a friend of mine randomly ended up on the inaugural yesterday thanks to the swap. He was in Y and said the seats were very comfortable. He also sat in J and said they’re a big improvement (though the current seats aren’t bad at all).
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    Virgin Australia to lease more 737s

    VH-IWQ on it’s first revenue flight right now, VA367 BNE-TSV.
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