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Velocity Frequent Flyer and Virgin Australia Lounge partnership effective 22 August 2022

10 August 2022

Velocity Frequent Flyer

Established Australian airline Link Airways is proud to partner with Velocity Frequent Flyer, the loyalty program of Virgin Australia. Link Airways passengers will earn Velocity Frequent Flyer Points when they travel in an eligible fare class:

Fare Type
Fare Class
Points Earn Rate Per $1 spent
Y, B
H, K
L, M
N, S, V

Link Airways passengers will have the opportunity to earn Velocity Frequent Flyer Points based on how much their fare costs (AUD including GST), so the more they spend, the more Points they earn. Additional information can be found at

Velocity Frequent Flyer is the multi award-winning loyalty program of Virgin Australia with more than 10.8 million members today. The program launched in 2005 bringing competition to the loyalty landscape in Australia for the first time by offering genuine and unique rewards to its members.

Virgin Australia Lounge access

In recognition of customers travelling on ‘Flexible’ and ‘Freedom’ fares, Link Airways is pleased to introduce complimentary pre-departure Virgin Australia Lounge access at Brisbane, Canberra and Sydney airports. Virgin Australia Lounges make flying a pleasure, whether it’s starting the day with a freshly brewed barista coffee, unwinding with a drink, or enjoying something delicious from the Virgin Australia Lounge menu with mouth-watering options including specially created Betty’s Burgers items in the Brisbane and Sydney lounges.

The Virgin Australia Lounges are ideal for catching up on work, socialising, or simply relaxing in style. Enjoy spacious seating, delicious refreshments, a selection of premium Australian beer and wine and more. Additional information can be found at

Statement from Link Airways CEO, Andrew Major

“Today is very significant for our airline as we enable our customers to accrue Points through the renowned Velocity Frequent Flyer program and Link Airways is very proud to be working with the Velocity team. I am equally delighted that passengers travelling on our Flexible and Freedom fares can enjoy the great amenity and service that is available in the Virgin Australia Lounges in Brisbane, Canberra and Sydney before their Link Airways flight. These announcements reflect our on-going commitment to enhance the Link Airways product and bring new benefits to our loyal and valued customers”.