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How to earn Qantas status credits on Jetstar flights

Jetstar flights don't always earn you Qantas status credits, but there's a way around that.

What to expect when flying domestically during COVID-19

If you need to catch a flight within Australia in the coming months and maybe into next year, her...

How to earn, spend points on flights using Flybuys Travel

Triple-dip on points with Flybuys Travel: earn both Flybuys and frequent flyer points on flights,...

Virgin cancels all overseas flights, bookings to August 9

The good news: Virgin will continue flying its pared-back domestic network until at least the mid...

Your guide to Qantas' Status Hold program for parents

Freeze your Silver, Gold, Platinum or Platinum One status for 18 months when you go on parental l...

Bain says Virgin Australia needs to regain "Virgin Blue" fun

Boston-based Bain Capital is pushing ahead with a "second-round proposal" to take control of Virg...

Status match brings Qantas perks to Virgin frequent flyers

A rare status match from Qantas partner Qatar Airways unlocks Qantas perks for Velocity Silver, G...

Be quick to apply for this Qatar Airways status match

Move quick to take advantage of this status match to Silver, Gold or Platinum with Oneworld membe...

Virgin Australia unfreezes Velocity Frequent Flyer points

The program's four-week ban on members using their points is starting to lift, with domestic flig...

Richard Branson's $1bn rescue package for Virgin empire

Selling down his stake in Virgin Galactic could be the path to a space-age rescue for other membe...

Virgin Australia wants Boeing 787s for Virgin Mk II

A proposed blueprint for the new Virgin includes adopting the Boeing 787 as its sole long-range jet.

Virgin Australia's shareholders, creditors brace for impact

Virgin Australia's administrator also says that the shortlist for take-over bids is now down to e...

Queensland Govt to bid for Virgin Australia

It's called 'Project Maroon', and it could see the Queensland Government become a major stake-hol...

Virgin Mk II to keep flying to Los Angeles, Japan?

One plan for the new Virgin Australia looks pretty much the same as the 'old' Virgin Australia...

Virgin administrators: no refunds, just 'conditional' credit

Passengers with cancelled Virgin Australia flight bookings will now be offered a new type of rest...

Indigo to take Virgin Australia back to low-cost roots?

Low-cost Indian juggernaut IndiGo is running the numbers on a Virgin Australia take-over.

Rex to challenge Qantas, Virgin on capital city routes

A $200m warchest and a fleet of Airbus or Boeing jets would see Rex become Australia's new challe...

Status hold schemes: Qantas vs Virgin

We run the ruler over the parental pause benefits for Qantas and Virgin Australia frequent flyers.