Virgin Australia is offering double Velocity status credits on all flights between Australia and New Zealand! To earn double Velocity status credits to New Zealand, you'll need to book an eligible Virgin Australia flight by 14 December 2018. Travel must be completed between 26 November 2018 and 9 October 2019. Note that only trans-Tasman flights operated and marketed by … [Read more...]
Airline Status is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Your travel experience is determined in part by your airline status.
Having status also puts you ahead of the crowd when trying to get an upgrade. Be sure to read our guide how to get a flight upgrade with frequent flyer points and take full advantage of your airline status.
Qantas' double status credit offers are extremely popular among AFF members looking for a shortcut to earning or retaining Qantas status. Status credits are used to determine your membership level in the Qantas Frequent Flyer program. So earning bonus status credits means you can achieve a higher status by taking fewer flights. Qantas has run three public "double status … [Read more...]
Did you know that Delta Air Lines operates a couple of fifth-freedom flights within Asia? The US-based carrier and Virgin Australia partner has daily flights to Tokyo's Narita Airport from both Singapore and Manila. These fifth-freedom Delta intra-Asia routes present a couple of interesting opportunities for members of Virgin Australia's Velocity Frequent Flyer program. Not … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia's new "The House" lounges at Sydney and Melbourne airports opened just a week ago. Replacing the old Etihad Airways lounges in Sydney and Melbourne, these lounges are available to Virgin Australia Business Class passengers, Velocity Gold & Platinum members and Virgin Lounge members when departing on an international Virgin Australia flight. The lounges … [Read more...]
Qantas will finally open a dedicated First Class lounge in Singapore, addressing the overcrowding problem plaguing the current lounge. But the new Qantas Singapore First Class Lounge won't be open for another year. The new Singapore lounge will include seating for 240 passengers. Qantas promises a "luxurious" design for the lounge, which will offer "premium a la carte … [Read more...]