In 2011, the brand of V Australia ceased to operate and became Virgin Australia.
V Australia was a long-haul international airline owned by Virgin Australia Holdings. V Australia served the following destinations such as Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Abu Dhabi and Los Angeles and in addition Johannesburg, Phuket and Nadi. V Australia has interline agreements with Alaska Airlines to Seattle, Delta Air Lines and Horizon Air to Portland. In addition, V Australia signed a codeshare agreement with Etihad Airlines.
V Australia had different baggage policies for carry-on and checked baggage. The baggage allowed would also vary on the destination which you were travelling to.
Carry-on baggage must fit in the overhead lockers and under the seat in front.
Prohibited items were not allowed to be carried inside your carry-on baggage, including any fluid exceeding 100ml. If you wished to bring any fluid, it had to be within 100ml and packed in a plastic bag for airport security check.
Checked baggage couldn't weigh more than 32kg due to international health and safety regulations and it could not exceed the permitted size allowance. Any baggage exceeding the permitted allowance is subject for extra fees.
V Australia had 3 cabin classes: Economy Class, Premium Economy and Business Class. Please note that these cabins were based on international flights only.
When travelling in Economy, passengers could enjoy comfortable seats and were able to recline. Passengers were given USB slots to charge mobile phones and other personal devices.
Economy Class a had a 3-3-3 configuration
Premium Economy seats had all-leather seats which were equipped with adjustable headrests and footrests. Each seat had a USB slot and a reading light.
Premium Economy Class had a 2-4-2 configuration.
Each passenger travelling in the Business cabin had a touchscreen tv, USB slots, a reading light and a workstation.
International Business class flights had a 2-3-2 configuration.
V Australia's in-flight entertainment system, RED, utilized the Panasonic eX2 system. RED provided passengers with a fully touch-screen and handset-controlled interface, allowing for seamless navigation. passengers could enjoy a wide selection of entertainment options, including new-release films, TV series, TV programs, destination guides and much more!
V Australia's frequent flyer programme is called 'Velocity Frequent Flyer'. Passengers could earn and spend points when booking flights with V Australia and its partner airlines.
Velocity Frequent Flyer has four membership tiers: Red, Silver, Gold, and Platinum. Each tier provides additional benefits such as bonus points, priority check-in, lounge access, and enhanced baggage allowances.
V Australia flew to a handful of destinations with Australia, UAE and the US. Click on the button below to find out all the destinations that V Australia flew to.
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As of September 2011, V Australia's fleet consisted of Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.
Sydney Airport (SYD) is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located in Mascot, New South Wales, Australia. This airport is a hub for Qantas and Virgin Australia. Other airlines that fly to and from this airport include Air New Zealand, Jetstar, Rex Airlines and more.
Sydney Airport is one of the busiest airports in Australia, handling more than 40 million passengers each year. From Sydney Airport, you can fly to more than 45 domestic destinations over 40 international destinations non-stop.