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    KrisFlyer Star Alliance Round-the-World Award Planning

    In the planning stages for an RTW trip in J for July/Aug/Sep 2023. Got some time until my ideal dates become available, so hoping that the devaluation this week is the only one affecting Krisflyer until I book. I'm looking at 2 x adults using mainly SQ for this journey. Due to this, I'll be...
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    Virgin Australia and Qatar Announce Strategic Partnership

    Tough decision using VA points to Europe now, SQ or QR?
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    Virgin Australia Y RTW from $1215

    I believe the fares are exclusive to FCTG agents, so Flight Centre, Escape Travel, Student Flights, Travel Associates, etc.
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    Virgin Australia Y RTW from $1215

    Has to be done through a travel agent, you wouldn't be able to do this through an OTA or the airlne's website directly.
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    Virgin Australia Y RTW from $1215

    The fares have dropped back in again for peak season - 08 Aug 2017 - 21 Sep 2017 AU - Hong Kong - London - Los Angeles - AU Ex MEL $1215 Ex BNE and SYD $1239 Ex ADl $1349 Ex PER $1389 No need to stop in HKG or LAX, it could just be a return to London. You can also add DL sectors in the US to...
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    Around The World Virgin Australia & Virgin Atlantic Business Class- $3999

    Thanks to everyone who's contacted me over the last 24 hours. If you're seeing this special now, please be aware that the availability in J is severely limited in July, August and early September. I'm doing my best to reply to all PMs with suitable options, so please do not think I've...
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    Around The World Virgin Australia & Virgin Atlantic Business Class- $3999

    Hi Oxy, Unfortunately not, the routing of the fare is pretty strict. SYD-MEL-HKG(VS)LON SYD-LAX(VS)LON These are the only options.
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    Around The World Virgin Australia & Virgin Atlantic Business Class- $3999

    With the best available connections, you could hypothetically depart Melbourne at 10:25am on a Monday, spend 5 hours 50 mins in Hong Kong, spend 4 hrs 40 mins in London, 7 hrs 35mins in Los Angeles and be back in Melbourne for 5:45am Thursday morning.
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    Around The World Virgin Australia & Virgin Atlantic Business Class- $3999

    I got your PM, will reply to that. 640SC earn for AU-LAX-LHR-LAX-AU 560SC earn for MEL-HKG-LHR-HKG-MEL
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    RTW VA/VS $4k in Biz?

    If you read the posts in that thread, FCTG is advertising the fare from $3119 on their website. If you're happy with just AU-LHR return via LAX it comes down even further.
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    RTW VA/VS $4k in Biz?

    It's actually closer to $3k. See this thread in Cheap International Airfares
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    Around The World Virgin Australia & Virgin Atlantic Business Class- $3999

    Without a stopover, it's $3079 from BNE. BNE LAX with VA, LAX LHR with VS, 24 Jul 2017 - 26 Sep 2017 SYD is $3085 and MEL is $3075 Pretty limited availability with VS at the moment, took me a while to find dates within this time. From the looks of it, you as long as you depart by 26 Sep, you...
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    Around The World Virgin Australia & Virgin Atlantic Business Class- $3999

    I can offer a RTW for $3200ish depending on departure city. Here's an example I'm looking at booking myself on. 1. VA 308 I 25SEP BNEMEL HK2 0655 0920 O* E MO 1 2. VA 87 I 25SEP MELHKG HK2 1025 1805 O* E MO 1 OPERATED BY VIRGIN AUST FOR VIRGIN...
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    Gold and Plat access to Virgin Atlantic's Revival Lounge in LHR

    Hi all, I'm looking at travelling with VS between HKG and LHR later this year. As a gold Velocity member, would I have access to the Revivals lounge in LHR on arrival? My google-fu is turning up nothing, other than I would have Club House access on departure. Has anyone had experience with this?
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    QF29 VH-OJU 'stick shaker 7.4.2017' incident injures 15 passengers

    Qantas Stick Shaker Incident The full report will be expected in August, but there's a few initial reports coming out now: Qantas under ATSB investigation after plane hit 'turbulence' that left 15 injured - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Qantas safety incident explained: What...
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    [Wrong] Sydney to Hong Kong VA80 & VA82

    re: [Wrong] Sydney to Hong Kong VA80 & VA82 Official statement from VA today - Virgin Australia announces flights from Melbourne to Hong Kong | Virgin Australia Newsroom 21 March 2017 | Network Virgin Australia announces flights from Melbourne to Hong Kong Virgin Australia today announced...
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    [Wrong] Sydney to Hong Kong VA80 & VA82

    re: [Wrong] Sydney to Hong Kong VA80 & VA82 Please no.
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    ADL - AKL direct on (Air) NZ's wide bodied Boeing787 (good for ADL travellers to AKL)

    Re: ADL - AKL direct on (Air) NZ's wide bodied Boeing787 (good for ADL travellers to What is interesting is that there was no VA representation at the announcement. While it is not a massive announcement, perhaps the falling out between the two airlines is becoming more and more pronounced.
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    Giveaway: 7 million VFF points shared equally between all entrants

    200 points, this would imply 35,000 people joined the promotion, but I reckon they've rounded up.
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    JQ to launch direct services to Vietnam

    From a trade release: Ready, Set, Pho: Jetstar takes off to Vietnam! •Jetstar announces two new routes from Australia to Vietnam•Direct flights from Melbourne and Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City•Vietnam is one of the fastest growing holiday destinations in South East Asia Budget conscious...
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