Velocity Frequent Flyer steps up its loyalty game with 7-Eleven partnership
Virgin celebrated its loyalty program’s latest partnership by using drones to deliver “convenience from the skies”, which sounds equal parts exciting and terrifying.
Qantas court win delays defecting exec’s move to Virgin
The flying kangaroo has gained the upper hand in its court tussle with Virgin. Grab the popcorn and read on.
Virgin Australia snares Qantas’ chief operations officer
In a move that has surely pissed of Alan Joyce, Virgin’s CEO has gone and poached one of her fave ex-colleagues from the flying kangaroo.
Virgin hits back at Qantas’ frequent flyer push with “a more compelling loyalty offer”
Virgin Australia has thrown a ‘loyalty left-hook’ at the flying kangaroo, as the frequent flyer battle between the two carriers heats up.
Road & Rail
Velocity Frequent Flyer partners with Hertz-owned car share company
Are you seeking other ways to boost your Velocity points than by buying a case of Virgin Wines or signing up for another credit card? Look no further.
Aviation Wrap: Rex in line for $150m of funding, Velocity’s ‘Double Points’ campaign + MORE
We can’t promise this week’s Aviation Wrap is all good news, but at least Rex shareholders and Velocity Frequent Flyers have something to cheer about.
Velocity expands Reward Seat availability across Virgin Australia network
Unfortunately, Travel Weekly’s editor won’t be able to take advantage of this sweet new offer after spending all of his Velocity points on a new sandwich press and a Fitbit.
Administrators shortlist Virgin bidders, as Velocity point redemptions resume
by Huntley Mitchell
The administrators of Virgin Australia have whittled down the number of suitors after spending the weekend mulling over all the non-binding offers. Find out who they are here.
Virgin update: Suitor made move 18 months ago, administrators seek help and Velocity joins creditor list
As the administrators and creditors of Virgin prime themselves for tomorrow’s meeting, there’s been a juicy mix of revelations and updates in the days leading up to it.
Velocity Frequent Flyer freezes points, as suitors line up to take over Virgin
by Huntley Mitchell
Were you hoping to redeem some of your Velocity points to purchase a new toaster or some bed linen? Well, we’ve got some bad news.
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