Frequent flyer News

Qantas mulls ‘Points Planes’ flights for Singapore

Get ready to tap into your mountain of Qantas Points when the airline returns to international skies from December.

David Flynn |

Virgin to launch vaccination competition this week

Virgin joins Qantas in putting prizes up for grabs to encourage Aussies to get vaccinated.

David Flynn |

Which Qantas vaccination reward should you choose?

With 1,000 Qantas Points, a $20 flight voucher, or 15 status credits to choose from, there’s merit in each reward.

Chris Chamberlin |

Virgin Australia boosts status credits on premium fares

Travellers purchasing the airline’s flexible economy and business class tickets will now earn more status credits on most flights.

Chris Chamberlin |

Virgin’s elite Club members hope for VIP honeymoon

What's to become of Virgin's elite Club members when the Club is no more..?

David Flynn |

Virgin dials back ‘Fly Ahead’ for Velocity Gold

From November, same-day flight changes for Velocity Gold will be restricted to Economy Flex and business class only.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas status extension for flyers living overseas

There's a full year of gratis status for Qantas Frequent Flyer members stranded overseas.

David Flynn |

Singapore Airlines reboots HighFlyer business travel scheme

HighFlyer will merge with the SIA Corporate Travel Program, offering new benefits, corporate status and boosted KrisFlyer miles.

Chris Chamberlin |

Singapore Airlines launches KrisFlyer ‘family pooling’

You pay for your kid’s airline tickets, so it’s totally fair that you get their frequent flyer miles too!

David Flynn |

Virgin to transform The Club into Velocity elite tier?

Created as a foil to the Qantas Chairman's Lounge, Virgin's elite Velocity Club tier is set for a shake-up.

David Flynn |

Five easy ways to stop Qantas Points from expiring

Whether you're stuck on the ground or are keeping your points alive for a sunnier day, don't let them expire and slip away.

Chris Chamberlin |

Virgin plots another status extension for Velocity members

Executive Traveller understands that Velocity status and status credits are just weeks away from another refresh.

David Flynn |

Emirates launches Skywards+ subscription service

How much is airline loyalty worth? This new approach from Emirates puts a price tag on some status perks...

David Flynn |

Qantas rolls out frequent flyer status extension to 2023

With high flyers' wings clipped by Covid, Qantas will now let them keep their status for another year.

David Flynn |

Virgin expands Platinum upgrades to economy Elevate fares

Until October 31, Velocity Platinum frequent flyers can use their complimentary business class upgrades on more economy fares.

Chris Chamberlin |

Compared: Qantas Platinum vs Virgin Velocity Platinum

For those who travel more than most, how do the perks of Platinum status compare between Qantas and Virgin Australia?

Chris Chamberlin |

Virgin Australia launches Double Status Credits offer

Speed your way to Velocity Silver, Gold or Platinum with this latest deal covering flights booked through to June 2022.

David Flynn |

Head-to-head: Qantas Gold vs Virgin Australia Velocity Gold

A Gold frequent flyer card is your ticket to the lounge, but how does the overall package stack up between Qantas and Virgin?

Chris Chamberlin |