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Virgin Australia to launch two new Tassie services

Virgin is now the only carrier to connect both Launceston and Hobart to five state capitals, which is a pretty neat feat if you ask us.

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Virgin announces massive competition encouraging Aussies to get vaccinated

Rumour has it Rex is also mulling an incentive out of fear that anti-vaxxers boycotting both Qantas and Virgin will swarm its flights.

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Aviation

Virgin Australia drops cheap flights to WA

One need only observe the courier’s daily visits to Travel Weekly’s office to realise that our editor bloody loves a sale.

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Technology

Flight Centre, Velocity and Tourism Australia alumni back Travello’s $6.5m funding round

The Travello team have opted for the ‘casual Friday’ look in the accompanying press photo. We assume they’re also wearing Birkenstocks.

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Aviation

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.

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Aviation

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.

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Qantas loses appeal against Virgin convert, forced to continue case in Singapore

The flying kangaroo is refusing to stay down after being beaten by its bitter rival in court. Get ready to go ringside with this juicy read.

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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.

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Aviation

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.

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Aviation

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.

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Aviation

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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Velocity to gift top-up points so members can keep status

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly staff are enraged at the prospect of no longer getting stamps on our café loyalty cards while we work from home.

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