Tag: Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic 50 GBP Off For Quoting #ABBA (Anyone But British Airways) By July 28, 2017

Virgin Atlantic has launched an interesting 50 GBP off campaign for anyone who books via phone and quotes #ABBA (Anyone But British Airways) by July 28, 2017.

Virgin Atlantic 50 GBP Off ABBA

The discount is valid for travel originating from UK and seems to be valid from all fare classes (at least there are no exclusions on the T&Cs).

Virgin Atlantic Removes Unaccompanied 11 Year Old Chinese Boy From Aircraft Due To “Too Many UM’s On One Flight”

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Virgin Atlantic is once again making unfavorable headlines with Chinese consumers after removing an unaccompanied 11 year old boy from a flight after discovering they exceeded the maximum amount of children without a guardian (UM’s).

In a very foolish and unprofessional manner the Virgin Atlantic staff got the boy out of the plane after discovering their own mistake of accepting too many UM bookings.

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Silver & Gold Status Matches

Virgin Atlantic has launched a status match program to Flying Club Silver and Gold status from select competing programs.

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You need to show enough activity on city pairs that are operated by Virgin Atlantic and have one booking made on the airline to be considered per the T&Cs.

Reader Question: Delta Flight Delay, Missed Virgin Atlantic Flight & Rebooking In Lower Class Of Service On KLM

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me an email about an issue with Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic due to a Delta flight delay (was rebooked on KLM in a lower class of service).

Virgin Atlantic DOT Fine

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Airfare of the Day: Virgin Atlantic Business Class San Francisco to Manchester USD 2002 (Round Trip)

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Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Virgin Atlantic Business Class Excursion NonRef fares between San Francisco and Manchester, available throughout the summer.

U.S Department Of Transportation Fines Virgin Atlantic For Misclassifying Fuel Surcharges As Taxes

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The U.S. Department of Transportation yesterday fined Virgin Atlantic for misclassifying fuel surcharges as taxes on award tickets back in 2014.

Virgin Atlantic DOT Fine

The airline had not disclosed on the award page intended to the US audience that the “taxes” also included non-tax items such as fuel surcharges that the airline retains. Virgin Atlantic was fined $30,000 of which it needs to pay only half unless it violates the rule again.

Reader Question: Loyalty Minefield?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader emailed me a question regarding crediting a codeshare flight to Air France-KLM’s Flying Blue or Virgin Atlantic’s Flying Club.

Reader Question Loyalty Minefield

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Virgin Atlantic Flying Club 30% Off Economy & Premium Economy Awards Book By September 22, 2016

Virgin Atlantic has launched a 30% off Economy & Premium Economy award sale for Flying Club members that book by September 22, 2016.

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Reward Seat Sale Economy Spring 2016

The offer is valid for travel between select cities listed below as far out as Virgin Atlantic allows you to book and award seats have been made available.

British Airways vs Virgin Atlantic: Is The Decade Long Media Feud Still Alive?

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British Airways and Virgin Atlantic never had the easiest relationship especially when it came to handling the competition in the media, with Richards Branson’s Virgin label usually coming out ahead.

Virgin Vs BA

After it was rather quiet for some time in regards to big headlines of BA and Virgin going after each other, a current article of The Guardian suggests otherwise.

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Virgin Atlantic Elite Miles Earning Change July 1, 2016

Singapore Airlines sent out an email today to KrisFlyer members alerting them to changes on elite miles earnings on Virgin Atlantic that will take place on July 1, 2016.

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Virgin Atlantic Change July 1 2016

KrisFlyer members are not able to earn elite qualifying miles on Virgin Atlantic Americas flights starting July 1, 2016. This won’t affect earning of award miles for those flights. You can still continue earning elite miles on all other Virgin Atlantic flights.

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club 30% Off Economy Awards Until May 11, 2016

Virgin Atlantic has launched 30% off economy award sale for Flying Club members that book by May 11, 2016.

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Reward Seat Sale Economy Spring 2016

The offer is valid for travel between select cities listed below and as far out as Virgin Atlantic allows you to book.

Virgin Atlantic: Crew Stands Idle As Passenger Verbally Abuses Woman, Calling Her A “F’in Chinese Pig’!

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A quarrel on board a Virgin Atlantic Flight from London to Shanghai made waves online after a woman came forward how she was verbally abused (incl racial slurs) and the crew refused to take any action.

Virgin Atlantic A330The crew promised to move the passenger away from her but due to lack of seats that didn’t happen and no other action was taken against the abusive caucasian man.

Reader Questions: IHG Rewards Club Bonus Points Packages, Hilton HHonors Diamond Fast Track, Good InterContinental Hotels For Royal Ambassadors, Royal Ambassador Renewal/Ambassador Renewal, SPG Suite Night Awards & Non-working Entertainment System On Virgin Atlantic Flight

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Here are six reader questions from the past week (so many good questions coming in!) that I have decided to reply to publicly. You can always email me, leave a note or private message on Facebook, or Tweet me with your questions.

Reader Questions January 8 2016

Note that I can shorten the emails and edit them for clarity. I always remove the personal information of both the reader and front line employees. If there are managers involved, I may leave their names intact, however.

Reader Questions: Le Club Fold Upgrade At Pullman Park Lane In HK, What Happened To IHG Europe 50% Off Winter Sale, Op Up On International Delta Flight, Four AA Segments To Get EXP Status, Using Virgin Atlantic Points In Australia, IHG Accelerate Promo Issue & Etihad Customer Service Issue Due To Delayed Flights

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Here are seven reader questions from the past week (so many good questions coming in!) that I have decided to reply to publicly. You can always email me, leave a note or private message on Facebook, or Tweet me with your questions.

LoyaltyLobby Reader Questions December 2 2015

Note that I can shorten the emails and edit them for clarity. I always remove the personal information of both the reader and front line employees. If there are managers involved, I may leave their names intact, however.

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