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There is an app available for Android devices, and I don't believe it requires the same activation that the IOS devices require. I have it, just waiting to hopefully test it out next week. I can't see why, if there was an app available, it wouldn't be functional with the already working hardware...
Aug 17, 2013, 08.59 AM / Flight test: Virgin Australia's new wifi entertainment system
I'm guessing that one of the main reasons for the delay from both parties was that this wifi technology is still in its infancy. Firstly, two years ago this technology would probably only be in the design phase with the manufacturers. Secondly, the amount of approvals and testing that would be ...
Aug 12, 2013, 09.16 AM / Virgin Australia, Qantas to start WiFi streaming to smartphones, tablets, laptops
Also, this list doesn't appear to be officially recognised as the definitive safest airline list, so I wouldn't get too caught up with the specifics too much.
Jan 13, 2013, 11.37 AM / World's safest airlines? Finnair, Air NZ, Cathay Pacific & Emirates
As Al said, as it is based on RPK it allowed some of the younger airlines into the mix. Full exerpt from their website below. "Based on our annual safety calculations which include all hull loss accidents and serious incidents in the last 30 years of operations in relation to the revenue ...
Jan 13, 2013, 11.33 AM / World's safest airlines? Finnair, Air NZ, Cathay Pacific & Emirates
BA/QF Joint Services agreement terminated effective 31 Mar 2013.
Sep 06, 2012, 10.38 AM / Qantas-Emirates alliance to begin April 2013
Oh, and VA have no 738s, all 737s are fitted with winglets.
Jan 18, 2013, 11.40 AM / Can anyone please advise me of the difference between Virgin Australia's 73H, 73W and 738 planes ...
From what I understand, they have the following meanings... 73H = 737-800 with winglets 73W = 737-700 with winglets 738 = 737-800 no winglets Source: http://www.airlinecodes.co.uk/arctypes.asp
Jan 18, 2013, 11.39 AM / Can anyone please advise me of the difference between Virgin Australia's 73H, 73W and 738 planes ...
As per the AusBT article from December, Virgin Australia tells us that the new seats will be fitted across its Embraer 190 fleet by the end of March 2013. I think there are 8 or so refitted currently. Source: http://www.ausbt.com.au/photos-review-virgin-australia-s-new-e190-business-cl...
Jan 17, 2013, 05.07 PM / When does VA hope to have all E190s refitted?
From a quick google search, I'm guessing you're talking about the oneworld link on their eworld website. This looks like it is an internal oneworld module only for access by members of the oneworld airlines. DRD is an internal acronym that may be to do with consistent branding/service across the ...
Jan 11, 2013, 11.04 AM / drd stands for
Just be aware that in the course of 11 months there is a good chance you may have a flight schedule change and, as the A/C often aren't assigned to the route until weeks out, the seat you select now may not be available come travel time.
Jan 09, 2013, 09.59 AM / I just tried to book fares Sydney to Perth over Christmas 2013 and they are not available on Virg...