Virgin Australia passengers will notice something new in their seat pockets from this month. The airline has relaunched its in-flight magazine, with the old Voyeur magazine becoming the "Virgin Australia Magazine". The airline's new in-flight magazine has fewer pages and is lighter than its predecessor, allowing the airline to reduce its fuel consumption. This allows the … [Read more...]
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Virgin Australia has been offering flights to London in conjunction with its partner Virgin Atlantic since May 2018. Velocity members can fly with Virgin Australia from Sydney or Melbourne to Hong Kong, connecting on a Virgin Atlantic codeshare flight from Hong Kong to London. Velocity members, of course, can earn full Velocity points and status credits all the way to London as … [Read more...]
Choosing between Qantas and Virgin Australia is a common dilemma facing Australian frequent flyers. Although Qantas has a stronger route network - both domestically and internationally - sticking with Virgin can have its advantages. Last year, AFF member juliusg flew a mixture of both Qantas and Virgin Australia in Business class. This year, this member has decided to direct … [Read more...]
Earlier this week, we brought you the story that Qantas has removed all music from its domestic in-flight entertainment. Claiming that fewer and fewer flyers are tuning in to music, Qantas decided back in July to remove the music playlists and CD collections in favour of more film and TV content. Many in the Australian music industry, including APRA AMCOS CEO Dean … [Read more...]
Listening to music is now a thing of the past when flying Qantas. The radio stations, music playlists and CD library collections have all been removed from Qantas in-flight entertainment on domestic and some international flights. Music is no longer available through the in-flight entertainment system on Qantas Boeing 737 flights. The Boeing 737s operate most domestic … [Read more...]