EARN AND REDEEM VELOCITY POINTS WITH ETIHAD AIRWAYS

Etihad Airways aeroplane

Velocity is proud to partner with Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates.

Our partnership allows you to earn and redeem Velocity Points when flying to Europe, the Middle East, Africa and other destinations in the Etihad Airways network.

HOW MANY VELOCITY POINTS WILL I EARN?

Earn Points per mile flown when you travel in an eligible class on Etihad Airways operated flights, with an EY or VA flight number1. You can also earn Status Credits on all eligible fare types.

Eligible Fare Classes

Fare type
Etihad Airways (EY) FARE CLASS POINTS EARN RATE PER MILE
Virgin Australia (VA) FARE CLASS
POINTS EARN RATE PER MILE
The ResidenceTM P 4 Velocity Points
   
First Class
F, A, R
2.5 Velocity Points
F, A
2.5 Velocity Points
Business Class
J, C, D
1.75 Velocity Points
J, C, D, I
2 Velocity Points
Discount Business Class
W 1.3 Velocity Points
   
Discount Business Class
Z 1.15 Velocity Points
   
Economy Class
Y, B, H
1 Velocity Points
Y, B, H, K
1 Velocity Point
Discount Economy Class
K, M, Q, L
0.75 Velocity Points
   
Discount Economy Class
V, U, G
0.5 Velocity Points
L, E, N, V, Q, T, S, M, G
0.5 Velocity Points
Discount Economy Class
E, T 0.25 Velocity Points
   

 

EARN MORE WITH THE STATUS BONUS

Platinum, Gold and Silver members travelling on an Etihad Airways operated flight, earn a Points bonus on miles flown in addition to the Base Points2 earned. It's a way for us to help our loyal customers reach their dream rewards sooner.

The size of your bonus depends on whether you fly with an Etihad Airways (EY) or a Virgin Australia (VA) flight number. 

When travelling with a EY flight number

When travelling with a VA flight number

 

HOW MANY status credits will i earn?

Earn Status Credits when you travel in an eligible class on Etihad Airways operated flights, with an EY or VA flight number. The Status Credits you earn depends on where you fly and fare purchased.

To help you calculate the number of Status Credits you can earn by using our earn tables and Mileage Calculator. See how many Status Credits you have earned in My Account.

Etihad Airways aeroplane

a summary of status benefits

Enjoy benefits that are tailored to your Velocity membership level.

Carry your Velocity membership card with you at all times to ensure seamless access to your travel benefits when travelling with Etihad Airways.

Silver

Some of the benefits of flying with Silver Status include:

 

View full Silver benefits

Gold

Some of the benefits of flying with Gold Status include:

View full Gold benefits

Platinum

Some of the benefits of flying with Platinum Status include:

Viewe full Platinum benefits

VELOCITY POINTS AND STATUS CREDITS CANNOT BE EARNED ON:

  • Reward Seat bookings
  • Fares classes other than as specified above
  • Surface transportation (e.g. Buses)
  • Codeshare flights (Any flight with an EY flight number that is operated by an airline other than Etihad 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.


Please allow 14 days before Claiming Missing Points for Etihad Airways flights.

  • 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 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.