Alliance Between Singapore and Virgin Australia Brings New Flights, Frequent Flyer Benefits

By Eva Leonard on 14 December 2011
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Singapore Airlines, a member of the Star Alliance, and Virgin Australia have announced an alliance that will bring new routes and reciprocal frequent flyer benefits for both airlines’ passengers.

On March 26, 2012, SilkAir, Singapore Airlines’ regional carrier, plans to launch service between Singapore and Darwin, Australia that will operate four times a week, and Virgin Australia is scheduled to begin daily service between Sydney and Darwin on April 2, 2012.

Starting December 20, 2011, reciprocal frequent flyer benefits for Singapore Airlines and Virgin Australia passengers include lounge access and the ability to earn and redeem points on KrisFlyer and Velocity. Virgin Australia also plans to open a new lounge at Darwin Airport.

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