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Good Virgin Atlantic news
« on: September 08, 2013, 06:00:46 AM »
No need to rehash it in detail, but in short, 25k RT in economy to the US w/ the previously lowered YQ charges, along with a much more favorable cancellation policy.

http://boardingarea.com/viewfromthewing/2013/09/07/virgin-atlantic-improves-its-award-change-policy-and-offers-discounted-coach-awards/

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Re: Good Virgin Atlantic news
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2013, 12:38:44 AM »
Is Virgin Atlantic the only award program that is sweetening the program for frequent fliers?
It's refreshing and I hope some follow suit

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Re: Good Virgin Atlantic news
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2013, 10:42:54 AM »
A spoonful reduction in the amount of miles followed by a heaping amount of bitter YQ... Hardly Mary Poppins. 
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Re: Good Virgin Atlantic news
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2013, 11:04:29 AM »
A spoonful reduction in the amount of miles followed by a heaping amount of bitter YQ... Hardly Mary Poppins. 
But their YQ was also recently decreased by a nice amount.
25k miles and around $450 or so is a nice price to London. Especially cuz these miles aren't worth much otherwise.

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Re: Good Virgin Atlantic news
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2013, 11:07:20 AM »
Is Virgin Atlantic the only award program that is sweetening the program for frequent fliers?
It's refreshing and I hope some follow suit
I read yesterday that BA may be reducing YQ on economy tickets.

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Re: Good Virgin Atlantic news
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2013, 11:39:04 AM »
But their YQ was also recently decreased by a nice amount.
25k miles and around $450 or so is a nice price to London. Especially cuz these miles aren't worth much otherwise.
240.00 GBP=377.36 USD
And $186 of that is APD and tax.
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Re: Good Virgin Atlantic news
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2013, 01:27:25 PM »
240.00 GBP=377.36 USD
And $186 of that is APD and tax.
Even better than my quick calculation.
Is their economy product any better than the US carriers?