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New Pics & Video of Virgin Australia 777 Business Operating from LAX, Sporadic SkyMiles Availability

After multiple delays, Virgin Australia finally announced about ten days ago that their first retrofitted Boeing 777-300ER aircraft was flying across the Pacific. Of course, there are four others that are not completed and so there’s no guarantee that you’ll receive the updated aircraft in the short term. Delta, which used to have amazing “low level”…

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Trip Report – My Own Row in Virgin Australia Business Class, Better than New Config – LAX to Sydney

This was a Delta “low level” partner redemption using 80,000 SkyMiles – see DL Schedule Change Allows for Awesome Australia Award Flights (Non-Stop JFK-LAX-SYD both ways). I just about missed this flight thanks to my Delta connection from JFK (see Delta Assist Saves the Day In-Flight, Books Me Business on LAX-SYD Flight), but just made…

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Virgin Australia Re-Confirms New Business Class on B777 LAX Routes! Check out Video of the New Cabin…

Last Friday, Virgin Australia re-confirmed that even with multiple delays, their new business class cabin will be available on B-777 aircraft servicing Los Angeles by December 2015. This is great news for all of those who took advantage of last week’s amazing business class availability on Virgin Australia in Dec/Jan/Feb using Delta SkyMiles. The airline told…

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Great Australia Award Availablity Using SkyMiles on Vietnam Airlines & China Southern…in addition to VA

These past few months Delta has had outstanding award availability to Australia with no fuel surcharges using their partner Virgin Australia. Several days per week I’ve been able to find at least one seat, but usually two, on the Brisbane (BNE) or Sydney (SYD) flights. The availability is still pretty good, but not as great…

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