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Travel with Alitalia flights and set your Velocity Points flying

Earn Velocity Points with Alitalia

Velocity is proud to partner with Alitalia, the national carrier of Italy.

Our partnership allows you to earn Velocity Points when flying to Italy or across the Alitalia network.

How many Points will I earn?

Earn Points per mile flown when you travel in an eligible class on Alitalia operated flights, with an AZ or VA flight number1.

The number of Velocity Points you earn with Alitalia is based on the fare class and the number of miles you are travelling, so the higher your fare type, the more Points you earn. ​​​

Use our Mileage calculator to determine the number of miles you will fly. Then, refer to the tables below to check your Points earn rate.

Alitalia operated flights with a VA flight number

Q. What is a VA flight number?

A. A VA flight number is a flight where the marketing carrier is Virgin Australia. Your flight number will be listed as VA followed by a set of numbers (e.g. VA024). You can book a flight with a VA flight number on the Virgin Australia website

Fare Type Virgin Australia (VA) Fare Class
Points Earn Rate Per Mile
Business / Business Saver J, C, D, I
2
Premium / Premium Saver W, R, O 1.25
Economy Freedom Y, B, H, K
1
Economy Elevate L, E, N, V
0.6
Economy Getaway Q, T, S
0.5

To ensure you earn Velocity Points, make sure you enter your Velocity membership number when making your booking or present your My Velocity Card at check-in.

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Earn more with Status

Platinum, Gold and Silver members travelling on an Alitalia operated flight with a VA flight number, earn a Points bonus on miles flown in addition to the Base Points2 earned. Silver members earn 50% bonus Points; Gold members earn 75% bonus Points and Platinum members earn 100% bonus Points on top of the base Points rate. 

Alitalia operated flights with a AZ flight number

Q. What is a AZ flight number?  
A. An AZ flight number is a flight where the marketing carrier is Alitalia. Your flight number will be listed as AZ followed by a set of numbers (e.g. AZ 024). You can book a flight with a AZ flight number on the Alitalia website.

Fare Type Alitalia (AZ) Fare Class
Points Earn Rate Per Mile
Business Class J, C, D, I, E
2
Premium Econony
P, A 1.25
Economy Y, B, M, H, K, V, T
1
Discounted Economy
N, S, Q, X
0.5
Deep Discounted Economy O, L, R, W, F 0.25

To ensure you earn Velocity Points, make sure you enter your Velocity membership number when making your booking or call the Alitalia call centre directly or present your My Velocity Card at check-in.


Velocity Points cannot be earned on:

  • Reward Seat bookings
  • Fare classes other than as specified above
  • Codeshare flights (any flight with an AZ flight number that is operated by an airline other than Alitalia or Virgin Australia).
  • Upgraded fares: Members travelling on upgraded fares that were purchased with Points or by bidding for an upgrade will earn as per the rules of the original fare class purchased.

Claim missing Points

To ensure you automatically earn Velocity Points on your eligible travel, add your Velocity membership number to your booking prior to travel. You can add your Velocity membership number when you book your flight or call the airline directly to get it added to your booking or present your My Velocity Card at check-in.
Please note that tt can take up to 14 days after your flight for your Points to be added to your Account. 

Flown recently and missing some Points?

If your Points have not been credited after 14 days, or if you forgot to add your Velocity mebership number prior to travelling, you can sumbit a missing Points claim by logging into your Velocity Account and following the steps provided.

Earn Status Credits with Alitalia

Earn Status Credits when you travel in an eligible fare class on Alitalia operated flights, with an AZ or VA flight number. The Status Credits you earn will depend on where you fly and the fare purchased.

Calculate the number of Status Credits you can earn by using our Mileage Calculator to determine the number of miles you are flying. Then refer to the table below with your chosen Fare Type

Earn rate with a VA flight number

Q: What is a VA flight number

A: A VA flight number is a flight where the marketing carrier is Virgin Australia. Your flight number will be listed as VA followed by a set of numbers (e.g. VA024). You can book a flight with a VA flight number on the Virgin Australia website.

One-way Miles (zone) Getaway Elevate Freedom Premium Saver / Premium Business /
Business Saver
0 - 750 (1) 10 15 20 30 40
751 - 1,500 (2) 15 20 30 45 60
1,501 - 3,000 (3) 20 25 40 60 80
3,001 - 5,000 (4) 30 35 60 90 120
5,001 - 8,000 (5) 40 45 80 120 160
8,001 + (6) 50 55 100 150 200

Note:
Eligible fare classes for Getaway are Q, T, S Elevate are  L, E, N, V and Freedom are Y, B, H, K. 
Eligible fare classes for Premium Saver are O and Premium are W, R.
Eligible fare classes for Business Saver are D, I and Business are J, C.

Earn rate with a AZ flight number

Q. What is a AZ flight number?  

A. An AZ flight number is a flight where the marketing carrier is Alitalia. Your flight number will be listed as AZ followed by a set of numbers (e.g. AZ 024). You can book a flight with a AZ flight number on the Alitalia website.

One-way Miles (zone) Discounted &
Deep Discounted Economy
Economy Class Premium Economy Business Class
0 - 750 (1) 10 20 30 40
751 - 1,500 (2) 15 30 45 60
1,501 - 3,000 (3) 20 40 60 80
3,001 - 5,000 (4) 30 60 90 120
5,001 - 8,000 (5) 40 80 120 160
8,001 + (6) 50 100 150 200

Note:
Eligible fare classes for Discounted Economy Class are N, S, Q, X and Deep Discounted Economy Class are O, L, R, W, F.
Eligible fare classes for Economy Class are Y, B, M, H, K, V, T.
Eligible fare classes for Premium Economy are P, A.
Eligible fare classes for Business Class are J, C, D, I, E.


Enjoy Velocity Status Benefits with Alitalia

Enjoy benefits that are tailored to your Velocity membership level.

Carry your My Velocity Card with you at all times to ensure seamless access to your travel benefits when travelling with Alitalia.

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    Silver Status

    Benefits of flying with a Velocity Silver Status on Alitalia:

    ✓ Up to 50% Bonus Points3
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    One additional checked bag of up to 23kgs when travelling in Economy/Premium Economy Class and 32kgs in Business

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    Gold Status

    Benefits of flying with a Velocity Gold Status on Alitalia:

     Up to 75% Bonus Points3
     Priority Check-in
    ✓ Priority Boarding
     Alitalia lounge access
    ✓ One additional checked bag of up to 23kgs when travelling in Economy/Premium Economy Class and 32kgs in Business Class

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    Platinum Status

    Benefits of flying with a Velocity Platinum Status on Alitalia:

     Up to 100% Bonus Points3
     Priority Check-in
     Priority Boarding
     Alitalia lounge access
     One additional checked bag of up to 23kgs when travelling in Economy/Premium Economy Class and 32kgs in Business Class

Velocity Status Credits cannot be earned on:

  • Reward Seat bookings
  • Fare classes other than as specified above
  • Codeshare flights (any flight with an AZ flight number that is operated by an airline other than Alitalia or Virgin Australia).
  • Upgraded fares: Members travelling on upgraded fares that were purchased with Points or by bidding for an upgrade will earn as per the rules of the original fare class purchased.

Redeem Velocity Points with Alitalia

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Redeem Points by calling

To redeem Points for a Reward Seat with Alitalia, you can contact our Membership Contact Centre.

Terms & Conditions:

1. Earn rates are correct as at 28 May 2018 and are subject to change. Flights are governed by the operating carrier's terms and conditions, which can be viewed on the operating carrier's websites. Members travelling on Upgraded fares purchased with Points or any other subsidised means of Upgrades on Virgin Australia or our partner airlines will earn Points based on originally purchased fare classes. Check the Velocity Membership Terms and Conditions for details about earning Points.

2. Base Points refers to the minimum number of Points that can be earned for an eligible activity or transaction by a Red member.

3. When travelling on an Alitalia operated flight with a VA flight number.