• We don’t need or want acknowledgement, and many, like myself, aren’t allowed it due to security reasons. I have only flown once in uniform with 2 other men. We received special acknowledgment from the crew, and we were given a Qantas lapel pin. This is a nice gesture from Virgin, but...

  • I wonder if this includes the Dreamliner flights to Perth, it technically is both trans- Tasman (Australia) and international short haul. 

  • Virgin won’t do a status match no matter what tier you are. On rare occasions they will consider it if you work for certain businesses they want to keep happy. Smaller businesses, self-employed and travelers have no chance.

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  • Can HNA solve Virgin's fleet puzzle?

    Jun 30, 2016, 01:09 PM

    Their website states their main businesses are leasing, insurance and trust etc. It has traditional and innovative financial services such as securities, banking, futures, fund, investment banking, insurance and wealth management. They also own hotels and manage a dozen airports too. They are hu...

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  • If I can’t fit mine then I wear it around my neck till I get onboard then they go on my head or storage. Just needed to take them off for security and never had a problem. I do it almost every flight.

  • QF652 red eye PER - BNE

    Feb 07, 2018, 04:02 PM

    I did this a few weeks ago on a VA flight PER to BNE. The baggage is left on the belt until collected, or as mentioned above it is removed later. I spent just shy of an hour in the lounge and my baggage was still on the belt. I was told that staff usually look at the baggage tags and if it&rsq...

  • Best to ring them and ask. When this happened to me a few years ago when I moved to VA, I started to get emails and letters from Qantas asking if I would like to re-join and they would remove the joining fee if I did.

  • Velocity Points Updates

    Dec 19, 2017, 04:06 PM

    It’s best to call them. I did the online form in my account on the Velocity website twice. It was ignored/overlooked both times, so I rang them and it was confirmed and added within 10 minutes.

  • Originally Posted by ChrisCh : Hi Delly, which radio station was this, and in which city? Chris, it was on 6PR in Perth.

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