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30% Transfer Bonus Amex MR To Virgin

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American Express is offering a 30% transfer bonus when you transfer Membership Rewards (MR) points to Virgin through 12/28/19. With this bonus, you’ll now receive 1,300 Flying Club miles per 1,000 Membership Rewards points. You must be logged into your Membership Rewards account to view this offer. 30% Transfer Bonus Amex MR To Virgin Membership…

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Virgin Introduces 3 Economy Tiers

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Virgin announced yesterday that, “from spring 2018 we will introduce ‘economy delight’, ‘economy classic’ and ‘economy light’ tickets, ” essentially 3 tiers of economy. Virgin Introduces 3 Economy Tiers We’re delighted to announce the launch of three new ways to fly economy as part of a multi-million pound investment in the cabin for the 21st…

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SPG Announces New Partnership With Virgin America

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 Starwood announced a partnership with Virgin America where you can now convert your Starpoints at a 1 to 1 ratio and Elevate members can now earn 2 Elevate Points per $1 spent on qualifying stays at all Starwood Hotels & Resorts. SPG Announces New Partnership With Virgin America SPG® Members Can Now Convert Starpoints® into Elevate® Points at a…

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Double Elevate Points With Virgin America Elevate Points

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For a limited time Virgin America Elevate members can earn double points on flight booked. But you must register first and then fly during the designated promotion period. Even if you don’t think you’ll take a flight between now and the promotion period with Virgin America, I’d suggest registering because you never know when your…

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Virgin Pilot Lands 747 Jumbo Jet Full Of Distraught Passengers With Impaired Landing Gear

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Reported by DailyMail, the Virgin 747 had 450 passengers onboard heading to Vegas when it was returned to London to circle for several hours due to a technical short which rendered the landing gear broken. They were forced to circle at low altitude so that the landing gear could be inspected, as only 3/4 of…

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Get Up To 90,000 Virgin Atlantic Miles With New Card Offer

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The other day I received an email with an eye catching subject line: “Up to 90,000 bonus miles offer” for the Virgin Atlantic World Elite MasterCard®. At first glance, 90,000 bonus miles is a lot, but after a more detailed look at the offer, there are quite a few stipulations to get the full 90,000…

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Upgrade To Business Class On Virgin Australia Saver Fares

Virgin Australia is now offering members the opportunity to upgrade to Business Class on their saver fares.   How To Upgrade Upgrades from Saver fares can only be requested by contacting the Membership Contact Centre on 13 18 75 from the time of booking up to 3 hours prior to departure   Promotion Details Upgrades…

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Double Virgin America Elevate Points On All Flights

Now through December 31, 2013, Virgin America is offering customers double Elevate points on all Virgin America flights in all cabins. This means if you’re flying Main Cabin, Main Cabin Select or First Class you’ll earn double points. To partake in this offer, you must first register prior to your flight. How To Earn Double Points: Sign up: Register…

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Bonus Velocity Points On Virgin Australia And Etihad Flights

Virgin Australia’s reward program, Velocity Rewards is offering the chance to earn double points on Virgin Australia and Etihad flights. Simply register and take a qualifying flight to earn bonus points. How To Register Register here to be eligible to earn bonus Velocity Points on eligible Virgin Australia and Etihad flights Promotion Details Earn double…

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Delta And Virgin Join Up – What Does It Mean To Delta Flyers

Delta and Virgin Atlantic have reached an agreement to form a joint venture with a focus on the Trans-Atlantic network. This joint venture will have an impact to both Delta and Virgin Atlantic business travelers. Here is a quick rundown of the implications and questions that remain unanswered. Joint Venture Deal Highlights The Joint Venture details…

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Transferring Amex To Virgin To Hilton – AwardWallet Account Expiration Reminder

I recently received a couple of notifications from AwardWallet which reminded me of a few things. First, it reminded me of an account expiration. Second, it reminded me how I’m on a roll with hotel point earning promotions lately. The AwardWallet notifications illustrated that my Hilton Honors points are set to expire this fall. But…

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American Airlines Considers Merging With 5 Airlines

American Airlines is moving forward with merger considerations. They are reported to be considering six options including JetBlue, Alaska Airlines, Frontier, US airways, Virgin and are even considering themselves. This move comes as creditors have pressed American Airlines on their stand alone restructuring plan. Reuters has a good report with the following high level summary:…

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