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Upgrade Me Offer: HKG to SYD Aircraft type / seating


Junior Member
Jan 6, 2019
Something I am unsure of in the UpgradeMe Option for an upcoming HKG to SYD flight (VA82)

My Virgin app tells me that the designated aircraft for this flight is an A330-200. The UpgradeMe offer page describes it more like the 737 Business Hard Product (as well as the accompanying photograph).

Business Class benefits include:
  • Priority Check-in, Priority Boarding and Priority Baggage delivery*
  • Access to the Virgin Australia lounge or partner lounges*^
  • Luxurious leather Business Class seat with generous recline and spacious legroom
  • Gourmet range of all-inclusive food and beverages from our Luke Mangan-designed menu
  • In-flight entertainment system, with a multi-channel range of movies, audio and TV
Any thoughts on what is going on here? Another flight in the same offer (for the 777) describes the business product as:

International long haul Business Class benefits include:
  • Priority Check-in, Priority Boarding and Priority Baggage Delivery (at selected airports)
  • Access to partner lounges*
  • Six-foot-two, fully horizontal, lie-flat seat
  • All-inclusive fine dining experience of gourmet meals and snacks and premium beverages
  • Award-winning in-flight entertainment system RED and noise-cancelling headset
  • Mood lighting to match the phases of the flight, a plush blanket and pillow and a comfortable sleep suit
  • Exclusive use of Business Class bar and toilets


Jan 4, 2016
My Map
i think its just using the generic description of business class on the Virgin fleet

HKG service from Sydney and Melb are serviced by A330s

it should say PJs as well LOL

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