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.
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.
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.
Virgin Australia Velocity changes redemption rates
Virgin Australia has unveiled major changes to its Velocity frequent flyer program. Points will expire earlier, and the points needed on domestic flights will increase.
Virgin Australia Brisbane Lounge expansion underway
Virgin Australia is continuing to renovate the Brisbane Virgin Domestic Lounge. The first stage of the Virgin Australia Brisbane Airport lounge expansion has been completed as the lounge doubles in size, to eventually accommodate 450 passengers.
Virgin Australia set to wow with new business class cabin
The new Virgin Australia Business Class cabin for domestic A330s and international Boeing 777s is on show. There is a new stand up bar. The first aircraft will be in the air in the next few weeks.
Abu Dhabi Al Reem lounge reopens
The Al Reem lounge in Abu Dhabi has had a revamp; it is used by Etihad Frequent Flyers in economy
Virgin link with Etihad, axe flights
V-Australia launch direct services to Abu Dhabi in 2011