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Virgin Australia group of airlines today commenced sales for Business Class on most of its Australian domestic routes across the airline’s fleet of Airbus A330; Boeing 737-700 and 800s; and Embraer aircraft for travel from 18 January 2012.
Today’s announcement follows the news that Virgin Australia commenced sales of its Business Class product between Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane last week.
Group Executive Commercial Liz Savage said: “With Business Class now on sale across our domestic network, for the first time in almost a decade, travellers will have a choice in Business Class within the Australian domestic market.
“Importantly, while we will provide an exceptional Business Class experience, our pricing is extremely competitive, with fares starting from as little as $3591.
“Together with our new airport lounges, our relaunched Velocity Frequent Flyer program and our global network of more than 400 destinations worldwide2, our new Business Class experience will provide an unmatched offering in the Australian market”, said Ms. Savage said.
Virgin Australia’s Business Class offering includes luxury leather seating, Luke Mangan designed menus, complimentary access to Virgin Australia’s lounges and priority check-in and boarding.
Virgin Australia also confirmed today that Economy Class guests travelling on Saver fare types will also receive complimentary tea; coffee and water from 18 January on all domestic flights. Saver fare guests travelling between Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney Monday to Friday will be offered complimentary beer and wine between 4:00pm and 7:00pm.
BUSINESS CLASS FEATURES INCLUDE:
·Luxury leather seating with 38” seat pitch on the Boeing 737 and 62” seat pitch on the Airbus A330;
·Newspapers are available until noon daily;
·Deluxe amenity kit along with plush blankets & pillows on three+ hour flights;
·Premium Australian wines and beers, and spirit selection
To make a booking, call Virgin Australia on 13 6789 or visit the website: www.virginaustralia.com
* Seats are limited and may not be available at peak times or on all flights. Business Class fare is correct as at 2 November 2011 and is subject to change. Fares are on sale from 7 November until 19 December 2011 for travel from 18 January 2012. For full terms and conditions, go to www.virginaustralia.com
1 [Between Brisbane and Newcastle]
2 The alliance with Singapore Airlines is subject to regulatory approval