V Australia - 5 Star Luxury to Fiji! Inaugural Sydney - Nadi Flight Takes to the Skies18/12/2009
Friday 18 December 2009: This morning at 8.10am Virgin Blue Airline Group’s premium long-haul airline, V Australia, will take off with a full Guest load on its inaugural flight from Sydney to Nadi, Fiji.
Today’s inaugural flight marks the beginning of new daily services which will add an additional 181 seats a day between the two cities and will further compliment the current flights from Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide to Fiji, operated by sister airline Pacific Blue.
V Australia Executive General Manager, Scott Swift, who will host today’s flight said, “Today’s launch signals the start of more options for travellers from Australia, with more seats in the market, more competitive pricing and more product range, from our luxurious award-winning International Business class to our spacious Premium Economy and comfortable and affordable Economy cabin.
From its brand new aircraft, attentive in-flight cabin crew, boutique bar, gourmet meals, generous legroom, state-of-the-art award winning in-flight entertainment and unique mood lighting, V Australia offers the finest product in the sky between Australia and Fiji.
“V Australia’s full service Business and Premium Economy products are tailor made for the conference and incentive market which will undoubtedly prove a catalyst for an increase in the top end leisure travel market to this region.”
“We’re sure Guests who have not previously had the opportunity to experience V Australia will be very pleasantly surprised with the space, facilities and service available in all three cabins onboard our brand new Boeing 777 aircraft,” Scott Swift finished.
As one of Australia’s best loved holiday destinations for couples, honeymooners, adventure seekers and families alike and an easy four hours from Sydney, Fiji and its more than 300 tropical islands offer a slice of heaven on earth with its pristine beaches, tranquil clear blue waters and activity choices from total relaxation to adventure and everything in between.
To celebrate today’s launch and just in time for Christmas, V Australia is offering the following ‘stocking stuffer sale fares’ on sale from today until 5 January 2010:
International Economy: from $199^ one way on the internet (inclusive of taxes)
International Premium Economy from $469^ one way on the internet (inclusive of taxes)
International Business from $649^ one way on the internet (inclusive of taxes)
Virgin Blue Airlines Group’s holiday program Blue Holidays also has some great packages on offer including:
Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa from $A1,245.00 per person* from Sydney including return flights to Nadi, Fiji, five nights accommodation in a Classic Room, champagne and breakfast for two daily
InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa from $A1,252.00 per person* from Sydney including
return flights to Nadi, Fiji and five nights accommodation in a Garden View Room.
Nadi is the third international destination to feature on V Australia’s growing network with the launch coming just weeks after the airline commenced services from Brisbane and Melbourne to and from Phuket, Thailand.
SYDNEY- Nadi Schedule: EFFECTIVE 18 DECEMBER 2009 to 31 JANUARY 2010
Nadi – SYDNEY Schedule: EFFECTIVE 18 DECEMBER 2009 - 31 JANUARY 2010
^ Travel period 19 Jan - 23 Mar and 13 Apr – 22 Jun 2010. All fares are for flights booked on the internet or $50 more when booked by phone. Fares are inclusive of all taxes, fees and charges and subject to availability and may not be available on all flights or peak times. For V Australia bookings log on to www.vaustralia.com.au.
* On sale until 31 Dec 2009 for travel 19 Jan – 23 Mar 2010 and 20 Apr – 22 June 2010. Package price is correct as at 18 December 2009. During some periods air and hotel pricing may not be available and surcharges may apply. Prices are subject to availability and not guaranteed until the booking is completed and confirmed. Prices based on direct route, including taxes, levies and other government charges which may vary and are subject to change. Seasonal surcharges may apply. Hotel rates quoted are based on double occupancy, per room per night, unless otherwise noted. Prices based on lead-in room, additional room types available. Charges for extra persons and/or children may apply and will be charged directly by the hotel. Package conditions apply. Further conditions may apply. Prices advertised are a from price based on per person, twin share.
About V Australia V Australia www.vaustralia.com.au is a three class boutique style airline offering the acclaimed service for which the Virgin Blue Group is renowned and a unique Australian style. On board the airline’s brand new 361-seat 777-300ER aircraft, configuration includes Business Class cabin with 33 fully lie-flat beds, Premium Economy with 40 International Club seats and 288 International Economy seats.
All cabins offer the Red, state-of-the-art personal seat back entertainment, seat to seat 'chat' or competition connectivity. The airline also has two in-flight bars, mood lighting including twilight and sunset, bathrooms with piped music including a "ladies only" bathroom and other touches of Australiana from salt and pepper shakers to hidden wallpaper murals.