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Virgin Australia status via Coles Flybuys Virgin Australia has become one of the few of the worlds Frequent Flyer schemes which allow you to earn status as you shop.

This gives you the chance to fast track your Velocity membership level and enjoy access to the Virgin Australia Lounge sooner.

You can earn 1 Velocity Status Credit for every $100 spent at Coles.

New Qantas Brisbane international lounge opens
The Qantas Brisbane International Lounge has opened, timber cafe seating and low slung lounges, and inset rugs bring colour and texture reminiscent of the reef, and a great new bar.
KLM serves draft beer in flight
KLM has launched a draft-beer trolley on board
British Airways scrap free food and drink short haul
Sandwiches start at £3, a gin and tonic £6.
New Sao Paulo lounge for GOL, Delta, Air France & KLM
There is a great bar, balcony, and impressive dining.
Etihad open new Los Angeles Lounge
There is a separate dining area, and an attended bar.
American Airlines open London Heathrow Arrivals Lounge
It offers a full breakfast and lunch buffet, 29 showers, smoothies and a coffee bar

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Cathay Pacific open Vancouver Lounge The new noodle bar in the Cathay Pacific lounge at Vancouver is its main attraction.

The Hong Kong airline has now fully opened its new Business and First Class lounge at the western Canadian city.

The new lounge features warm wood veneers and walls, in the same warm, natural materials that can be found in the other signature lounges for Cathay Pacific.

British Airways Heathrow lounge refurbishment complete
British Airways have completed their refurbishment of the lounges at the London Heathrow hub.
Qantas to improve lounges at Brisbane
The First and Business Class lounges are to combined and in Domestic there will be a 'new lounge precinct'.
Rome and Milan Alitalia lounges open
Features include a live cooking area and buffet, a library, and bar.
Etihad First Class Lounge Abu Dhabi opens
There is a restaurant, bar, fitness room, cigar lounge, Six Senses Spa, barbers, nail bar, TV & relaxation room, and children’s play area.
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Seating & Airline Cabin News More seating & airline cabin news

Revamp of Virgin Australia Business Class continues Virgin Australia has welcomed back the fourth of its refitted longhaul widebody Boeing 777 aircraft.

The aircraft features a new business class cabin, and a refreshed Premium Economy section.

There is a small stand up bar in Business Class.

Emirates launch new Business Class seats
Emirates has unveiled its new business class seat, however it is decidedly retro with no aisle access.
American Airlines premium economy launches
American Airlines will add premium economy class to most of its international aircraft from late 2016.
Hawaiian Airlines upgrades A330 business class
Hawaiian Airlines will upgrade its Airbus A330 business class seats to a fully flat seats.
American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER continues roll out
American Airlines are continuing to extend the number of routes flown by its flagship Boeing 777-300ER.

Airline Frequent Flyer News More frequent flyer news

Virgin Australia revamp Velocity frequent flyer New Status Credit earn tables will apply on Virgin Australia.

Some passengers will earn fewer Status Credits.

However cheaper fares are now up-gradable with points.

Changes to Singapore Airlines Krisflyer
Passengers will not be able to upgrade from economy to business class if Premium Economy is fitted.
Virgin Australia Velocity changes redemption rates
Virgin Australia has unveiled major changes to its Velocity frequent flyer program.

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