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Virgin Australia to introduce ‘fly now, pay later’ option

Look, I’m sure all travellers would prefer a ‘fly now, pay never’ option, but at least this is a step in the right direction.

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Aviation Wrap: Airlines go pink for cancer awareness month, Boeing invests $30m in Virgin Galactic + MORE!

Looking for a legend to fly with over October? Check-in with this week’s Aviation Wrap to see who’s doing what for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Aussie airlines uninterested in new air services agreement with Nepal

The government has struck up an agreement to give Aussie airlines direct flights to Nepal. Unfortunately, they forgot to check if the airlines wanted the route.

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Velocity celebrates 10 million members with biggest-ever combined giveaway

The battle for frequent flyer supremacy continues apace, with Virgin’s Velocity announcing a giveaway so huge that it might sway Alan Joyce to become a member.

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Velocity Frequent Flyer hikes carrier charges

by Huntley Mitchell

Were you only just raving about Velocity’s low carrier charges? Well, prepare to start ranting after reading this.

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Investigation finds Tigerair flight crew mishap saw plane fly unpressurised

by Christian Fleetwood

The findings of an ATSB investigation have found a Tigerair flight flew for a period with its cabin unpressurised due to a crew oversight.

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Aviation Wrap: Air NZ’s Game of Thrones tweet wins big, Qantas upgrades A380s + MORE!

In unrelated news, Travel Weekly’s editor is celebrating International Coffee Day with a Frank Body scrub experience, three ristrettos and a few chocolate-coated coffee beans.

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Virgin Australia and AFL fans to scream for Guinness World Record

by Christian Fleetwood

Attempting one of the oddest Guinness World Record ever, 100,000 people will try to scream louder than a plane taking off at Saturday’s AFL Grand Final.

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Virgin Australia vies for lucrative Japan slot with nonstop Brisbane-Tokyo flights

by Christian Fleetwood

Virgin Australia has become the second Australian carrier to apply for new slots available to Tokyo’s Haneda airport.

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Joyce and Scurrah reject government’s calls to be silent on social issues

by Christian Fleetwood

In a big “stuff you” to ScoMo, the bosses of Qantas and Virgin are refusing to be silent on social issues, including the environment.

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Qantas, Virgin bosses accuse airports of financially squeezing consumers, airlines dry

by Christian Fleetwood

The spat between airlines and airports over whose to blame for the high-price of domestic tickets continues. Pull up a seat and read what Qantas and Virgin have to say about it.

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Aussie airports accuse airlines of squeezing capacity and arcing airfares

by Christian Fleetwood

Qantas and Virgin Australia are among the airlines being called on to increase capacity and provide more competitive discount airfares for travellers.

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