Are you in the 1%?

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  1. Pleb Status

    Pleb Status Established Member

    Feb 19, 2011
    #1 Pleb Status, Oct 18, 2017
    Last edited: Oct 18, 2017
    I received a nice email this afternoon from VFF outlining my VA flying over the past few years. I assume everyone will get it over the next day or two.

    Of interest, I am supposed to be in the top 1% of VA travellers over the past 12 months. I assume most WP are in the 1% however...

    All my VA flights were domestic as well.

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  2. Mogul

    Mogul Active Member

    Feb 22, 2010
    Top 5% here.

    A fail of an email as none of their numbers don't add up to my actual flight history in fact it's no where near close.
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  3. Jurahn

    Jurahn Established Member

    Mar 3, 2011
    Top 3% here, which I think is highly unlikely!
  4. Pleb Status

    Pleb Status Established Member

    Feb 19, 2011
    I would estimate that the distance quoted is for VA marketed and operated flights over the past twelve months only. I would expect my distance flown to be at least twice that shown once all SQ and DL flights are added in...
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  5. JK1964

    JK1964 Junior Member

    Jul 4, 2012
    Gold Coast
    Top 2% from 46,900 km
  6. leadman

    leadman Active Member

    Apr 11, 2012
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    I don't even need to receive the e:mail to know I'm in the Top 100%! Sad thing i have not flown VA for something like 14 years. Just don't know really why but booking internally its just straight onto the QF website. Must give them a go soon.

    I do like the style of the e:mail though.
  7. Captain Halliday

    Captain Halliday Established Member

    Jun 1, 2014
    My numbers were poor. But I was patient enough to read to the bottom of the email to see they've given me a code for 30% off a J flight.

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  8. CPMaverick

    CPMaverick Active Member

    Sep 15, 2015
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    Top 1%, which was a bit surprising actually. Nice email though, makes you feel like they care.
  9. SYD

    SYD Active Member

    Oct 5, 2009
    3% but "Big Data" fail.... As stated above, numbers/history don't stack up for those of us that made the shift post AN collapse and later the start of VFF...

    But the J discount offer could be interesting?
  10. pauly7

    pauly7 Established Member

    Dec 8, 2004
    4% here... quite surprised! Discount code is nice but VA J is hard work...

    I was 3% on QF when they told you that stuff and sent you that flashy magazine...
  11. Cryptarcadian

    Cryptarcadian Member

    Dec 19, 2013
    Yeah, looks like only VA-coded flights are counted! Top 4% from just over 35000 km here...

    The part I found most hilarious is the mismatch between the "since you joined us X days ago" and the "you first took off on a flight". They know I've been a member since 2005, but really think I didn't take a flight until 2012? They must only be counting VA-coded flights (my first was an international leg), ignoring all the DJ-flights before that, despite all of it crediting to the same VFF account! :rolleyes:
  12. jasecao

    jasecao Intern

    Jan 4, 2016
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    Yeah, I'm top 1% on just over 60, was a nice did you know email to get.
  13. OzEire

    OzEire Established Member

    Aug 4, 2013
    Note stats are last 12 months except the first one (days since joining).

    I'll join the pi$$ing contest :rolleyes: not bad for BIS domestic Y while maintaining QF WP as well.

  14. CPMaverick

    CPMaverick Active Member

    Sep 15, 2015
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    Mine is 79,933KMS to be in the top 1%
  15. Jiong

    Jiong Junior Member

    Mar 2, 2017
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    Just top 10% here.
  16. Happy Dude

    Happy Dude Active Member

    Oct 13, 2006
    I'm 8% with 31 sectors and 23,189kms. Only VA flight numbers counted.

    I'm SG so will investigate the difference between 30% off J and Elevate fares for my next bookings. Hardly enticing for a WP with J certificates to use though.
  17. JohnK

    JohnK Veteran Member

    Mar 22, 2005
    BNE, SYD and CNX
    They never included a % with my email. I guess with 9,954 kms I would be in the top 99%?

    Apparently I joined 4,346 days ago and first took on a flight from OOL-SYD on January 2013. VA0540 in case you were wondering. Umm no. I flew well before January 2013 but why let the facts cloud the email sent.

    Oh and thanks for the 30% off business class. Any $200 domestic business airfares around?
  18. Jet L

    Jet L Member

    Dec 7, 2016
    Gold Coast
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    I didn't get an email and i'm a WP funnily enough my mum who is a SG got it and she is in the top 7%
  19. swanning_it

    swanning_it Enthusiast

    Feb 13, 2011
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    #19 swanning_it, Oct 19, 2017
    Last edited: Oct 19, 2017
    At first, I thought it was an elaborate phishing email as every one of my stats were considerably incorrect, even the easiest to ascertain, length of time in the program. It shows how long I've been a member on the very first page when I log into my account (which appears accurate at 2006 in my case) yet my email says I've been a member since 2013 ... which is roll over date to Sabre IIRC. VA and their IT woes continue.

    Mind you, I'm happy about 30% off J, even if it is a one time use only. Let's hope this kind of thing continues as this reads like it's meant as a reward for frequent VA flyers, something they've been exceptionally adverse to doing in the past.

    (edited to make sense since the thread shift)
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  20. tomasp

    tomasp Junior Member

    Jul 19, 2017
    Yeah top 1% here with like 75k miles flow or something of the likes. And as well all VA domestic. :)

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