Member since 13 Sep 2016
Total posts 30
VA has already said it will fly SYD-HKG from next year, and I for one am looking forward to this. About time we had some competition on the route and an alternative to the OneWorld duopoly of Qantas and Cathay Pacific. Hopefully the flights will connect neatly into Virgin Atlantic's HKG-LHR service too because I doubt we will ever see Virgin Atlantic back in Australia. What does everybody else here think of flying Virgin Australia to Hong Kong? I'll definitely be up for it!
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 08 Feb 2016
Total posts 83
I will definitely be up for it too. Flying to HK via Singapore makes a 9 hours direct flight to a 13 hour trip. A bit of a hassle and waste of time but this way helps me retain my VA platinum. I wonder which fleet they will fly to HK and how many classes?
Member since 14 Jun 2013
Total posts 109
Do we know for sure it will be a Virgin Australia flight? Virgin has said it will launch flights to Beijing and Hong Kong but I thought it would only be doing one of those routes while Hainan Airlines or Hong Kong Airlines, both of which are owned by new VA partner HNA, would run the other? So maybe it might be Virgin to Beijing and HKA to Hong Kong?
Member since 23 Jun 2011
Total posts 50
Hoping for VA to HKG - so can continue on wiht VS ! :-p
Member since 07 Oct 2012
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Turkish Airlines - Miles & Smiles
Member since 08 Jun 2014
Total posts 89
Nooo!!!!!! PER to mainland China please VA metal + codeshare.
Member since 13 Jul 2015
Total posts 3
Who said its from Sydney...source? Nothing's been announced yet
Member since 30 Jul 2015
Total posts 52
You have no evidence to prove that they announced that. i know virgin are planning beijing and hong kong flights but they haven announced more details as to which Aus cities they are flying from.
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Member since 07 Feb 2013
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Member since 19 Aug 2011
Total posts 10
Where did VA say that they would fly SYD-HKG? All the info I've seen so far just says "an Australian city" to HKG with no mention of SYD.
Member since 12 Dec 2012
Total posts 295
Originally Posted by hutch :
It has to be Virgin to HKG as Hong Kong based carriers (Cathay) have used up all their capacity in the Australia-HKG bilateral. [/quote]
It has to be Virgin to HKG as Hong Kong based carriers (Cathay) have used up all their capacity in the Australia-HKG bilateral.
Member since 26 Feb 2016
Total posts 38
Okay... Since Mel and Syd are seamlessly connected, it is not too different from Mel-hkg.
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