Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 06 Mar 2015
Total posts 236
Has anyone flown from Perth to Brisbane in the last week in Business Class on the B737?
Just interested to know if the meal has been downgraded or is it much the same.
Hope to find out myself as well on May 26th if all is OK with travel and VA itself.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 19 Mar 2019
Total posts 19
I travelled on a VA 737 in Business Class last week on the East Coast and received a Muesli Bar instead of a meal however they were still offering beer and wine.
Member since 10 Jul 2018
Total posts 105
Originally Posted by Rod H
A relative of mine flew Melbourne to Perth in VA 737 business class recently on a breakfast flight. A full meal was served with drinks and snacks, however, they only had a muesli dish with fruit. No hot options. I'm unsure whether this also extends to lunch/dinner flights.
Member since 19 Apr 2012
Total posts 627
I think they use the term ‘limited meal service' (presumably nothing hot) for Covid 19 safety reasons. Opening up an serving food by hand etc.
Member since 24 Apr 2012
Total posts 1,118
Hi Rod H, you've posted a similar question twice, so we've merged the discussion together here. Posts from that other thread can be found below.
patrickk writes: "Virgin is under administration and its planes are blocked at Perth
airport for unpaid fees. So not sure you will be travelling as the
administrators won't want anymore debts to accrue. I expect the planes
everywhere are locked down pending new and reasonable offers for the
airline. As for meals I doubt it. I don't think any catering company
would deal with them unless they are paid in cash."
Grannular writes: "You can expect to get to your destination. Travel is currently on an
essential basis. If your travel is essential, you would be happy to get
to your destination. If it's not essential, you are being irresponsible."
Just did the flight Perth-Melbourne -Brisbane.
The meal was non existent as most posters have stated , just peanuts. Just as well as I got some good advice here and took my own food.
Good thing was there was plenty of red wine so that helped a lot.
Staff were very good indeed and did everything they could to help under the circumstances. Top marks to them for that.
I sincerely hope that whoever takes them over retains the once fabulous Business Class that was second to none!
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