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Travelling with Airline Partners

If your journey involves multiple flight segments operated by more than one carrier, then different baggage allowances may apply. If you have booked your travel through Virgin Australia, the table below details the baggage allowances that will apply to your flight.

Note: Free baggage allowance is generally displayed on your ticket as guidance. If your journey is booked on separate tickets, then the baggage allowance applicable for each separate ticket applies.

Allowances for Interline and Codeshare Journeys

If you have booked a one-way or return ticket through Virgin Australia, with a flight number beginning with VA, and one or more flight segments are operated by one of our interline or codeshare partners, the following information may assist you to determine the baggage rules that apply to your journey:

Destination Applicable Allowance
Domestic within Australia

Virgin Australia's domestic baggage rules apply.

Note: Special baggage allowance rules apply to Virgin Australia VA5000 to VA5199 numbered flights operated by Virgin Australia Regional Airlines. For details see note on Skywest baggage under Checked Baggage.

New Zealand and Pacific Islands

Virgin Australia's international short haul baggage rules apply.

Note: If you have booked your flight through our partner carrier Air New Zealand, with a flight number beginning with NZ, then Air New Zealand's baggage allowance may apply. Please check Air New Zealand's baggage rules.

Asia (Bali and Phuket) Virgin Australia's international short haul baggage rules apply.
Asia (all other destinations within Asia) Partner carrier's baggage rules apply. Please check Etihad Airways, Singapore Airlines or Virgin Atlantic baggage rules depending on which partner is operating your flight.
The Americas

Virgin Australia's international long haul baggage rules apply.

Note: If you have booked your flight through our partner carrier Delta Air Lines, with a flight number beginning with DL, then Delta's baggage allowance may apply, Please check the Delta Air Lines baggage rules.

Europe/Africa via Middle East Virgin Australia's international long haul baggage rules apply.
Europe via Asia If you are travelling on a flight operated by Singapore Airlines, then Singapore Airlines baggage rules apply. If you are travelling on a flight operated by Etihad Airways, then Etihad Airways baggage rules apply.

 

If you have booked your ticket through one of our many partner carriers, please check their website to determine the baggage allowance that applies for your journey.

Identifying Codeshare Flights

Please note that whilst your flight may have been booked through Virgin Australia under a Virgin Australia flight number (commencing with ‘VA’), it may be operated by one of our partner airlines.

When you book through our website, you can identify codeshare flights by the symbol associated with the flight number. Flights operated by Virgin Australia are identified by a red triangle. Flights operated by other airlines partners will display a different symbol. If you place the cursor on the flight number the name of the airline operating the flight will display.

Your itinerary or e-ticket should state which airline is scheduled to operate your flight. This information can be found next to the flight number (e.g. operated by Virgin Australia).