• Its a worthwhile thought and I wonder if new owners would run the economics of such a scenario. It got me thinking that since a330s will go, there's at minimum 4x 777s that VA own. It costs money to let these aircraft just sit there - maintenance, cycling of fuel through engines etc. These plane...

  • Transfers to Velocity - now or later

    Jun 29, 2020, 11:38 PM

    My thoughts only - I would hope given the investment to be made in velocity and technology outlined by Bain to grow the program that they give back confidence and strength to their pool of Frequent Flyers and velocity customers by offering transfer bonuses, amongst other specials to get people ba...

  • Appears the Virgin 777s a running regular freight flights between BNE and MEL to Los Angeles (as per their media annoucement) as part of the Federal Govts Airfreight Assistance Mechanism to move critical supplies to overseas countries.Given the scenario VA is in, having 5 B777s, 4 of which they o...

  • Hi - Etihad is actually giving you correct information - any airline will tell you to go back to the airline of the points you used to book. The ticket is owned by virgin and in their system with a VA PNR and ticket number o Etihad can't actually access it and make changes or for that matter iss...

  • What do you miss from Virgin Blue?

    May 28, 2020, 02:55 AM

    I like Air New Zealand model - it clearly works well for them although they don't have a competing airline within their home country. How does the hybrid model work for like long haul flights? I think VA could do without feeding pax with cheap and nasty food (big fan of virgin but their Economy h...