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Bain to take control of Virgin Australia in mid-November

Virgin Australia's new owners will take the stick almost seven months after the airline collapsed.

Should Virgin start charging for meals in lounges?

Maybe it's time to raise the preflight dining experience by introducing better quality meals at a...

Virgin Australia looks to reboot inflight WiFi

How will WiFi figure in the new value-focussed Virgin Australia when it relaunches next month?

Virgin Australia rolls out Future Flight Credits

The airline's new travel credits are valid only on certain types of fares and you won't always ge...

Virgin to ditch free meals, snacks, drinks in economy

The airline is betting that travellers are willing to trade a snack and a drink for a cheaper air...

Virgin's new business class 'meals' are still just snacks

New owners Bain Capital says Virgin won't be a low-cost airline, serves "crackers and dip" snack ...

Qantas status match options for Virgin frequent flyers

A little-known program puts Velocity Frequent Flyers on the fast track to Qantas Gold status.

Paul Scurrah steps down as Virgin Australia CEO

Former Jetstar CEO Jayne Hrdlicka to take over in early November, but Bain says the airline won't...

Virgin cuts lounge access, upgrades on partner airlines

Virgin Australia has removed a raft of benefits enjoyed by Velocity Frequent Flyer members when ...

A business traveller's guide to Jetstar cabin baggage limits

All Jetstar passengers can bring a cabin bag, but some travellers can pack more than others: here...

Virgin Australia locks in $200m from Queensland Govt

The state government's investment includes a small slice of equity in the rescued and rebooted ai...

Citibank, Diners Club, Suncorp bring back Velocity Points

Citibank Rewards, Diners Club Rewards & Suncorp Rewards members can again earn Velocity Points, w...

The complete guide to travelling with QantasLink

Whether you're a regional flyer or even jetting to places like Cairns and Canberra, here's what y...

Flybuys points cut on Coles Rewards Mastercard

Coles’ points-earning plastic was, surprisingly, one of the most rewarding credit cards without a...

CBA, Westpac restore Velocity credit card points transfers

Australia’s two biggest banks bring back Virgin Australia Velocity credit card points, following ...

Your guide to Virgin Australia carry-on baggage allowances

Skipping the baggage carousel has its advantages, but the art of flying with only cabin baggage m...

Virgin Australia, Alliance Airlines drop Bundaberg flights

Queensland bids farewell to competition on the Brisbane-Bundaberg route, set to become a QantasLi...

When will Virgin Australia swoop on new Boeing 787 jets?

Virgin will need to claim its place in the queue for new Boeing jets, in readiness of a restart f...