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The Frequent Flyer Gazette

Thursday, 6 May 2021

Domestic Price War Heats Up with $39 Full-Service Airfares
Rex has dropped thousands of $39 one-way fares on the Sydney-Melbourne route, for travel until 28 August 2021. Virgin Australia has followed with its own $39 Sydney-Melbourne fares, meaning you can now travel between Australia's two largest cities for under $40 - with checked baggage included - on your choice of two different airlines.
Photos: Virgin's New Melbourne Pop-Up Lounge
Virgin Australia has opened a second temporary pop-up lounge at Melbourne Airport to ease overcrowding at the airline's existing temporary lounge, housed in the space of Virgin's "The Club". Until renovations of the main lounge are completed in more...

Flybuys Promo Yields Embarrassingly Small Returns
In the past, there used to be regular offers of 15% bonus points when transferring Flybuys points to Virgin Australia's Velocity Frequent Flyer program. But since Flybuys introduced Velocity Auto Transfer in December 2020, and the regular conversion rate was more...

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Final Call: Air New Zealand Gold Status Match
Applications for Air New Zealand's "Touch of Gold" status match offer for Australian & New Zealand residents who have existing status with another airline close tomorrow.

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