Members of Velocity are now able to use their points to redeem Points for Business Award seats on Singapore Airlines. The ability to redeem Business Awards, in addition to Economy, became available on 29 March.
At present, award seats are available across the network are available with the exception of service to China, including Hong Kong.
Velocity is still working with Singapore Airlines to re-introduce in other cabins. In addition, Velocity and Singapore Airlines are working towards resuming the ability to transfer points between the two programs.
Unfortunately, the timelines for these additional options are unknown.
Velocity Frequent Flyer CEO Nick Rohrlach says that today is “a new chapter” for Velocity Frequent Flyer.
“We know how much our members value the incredible service and expansive network of destinations across Asia and Europe that Singapore Airlines offers, and we are really thrilled to have their seats back in the program,” he said.
Virgin Australia has provided some example redemptions.
|Route||Points (Economy one-way)||Taxes #|
|Sydney – Singapore||35,000||$115.60|
|Melbourne – Singapore||35,000||$113.21|
|Adelaide – Singapore||28,000||$77.25|
|Perth – Singapore||28,000||$103.60|
|Brisbane – Singapore||35,000||$132.16|
|Singapore – London||50,000||$53.80|
|Singapore – Paris||50,000||$59.70|
|Singapore – Rome||50,000||$59.70|
|Singapore – Bangkok||14,000||$56.00|
|Singapore – Jakarta||10,000||$59.70|
|Singapore – Tokyo||28,000||$59.70|
Velocity Frequent Flyer has continued to expand its international partner airline offering since November 2021, when Virgin Atlantic, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines, Etihad Airways, Hawaiian Airlines, and South African Airways, re-opened Reward Seats to Velocity members.