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Virgin Blue Launches Australia’s First Lounge Premium Entry and Premium Valet at Sydney Airport

18/04/2011

In a first for Australian domestic travel, Virgin Blue today launched its premium kerbside entrance and premium kerbside valet service at The Lounge, Sydney domestic terminal. This exclusive offering will be available to Business Class, Premium Economy Guests and Velocity Gold Members, allowing them to experience a seamless airport experience.

Virgin Blue group of airlines Group Executive of Product and Guest Services Martin Daley said, “The Premium Entry and Premium Valet set a new standard for Australian domestic travel. This Guest offering is part of a raft of changes designed to provide frequent and premium travellers with a streamlined, hassle‐free experience.

“For our Guests who choose to use the premium entrance and valet service, the trip from their car to The Lounge will be very quick and simple. They will be able to step out of their car, check in, go through security and be in the lounge without having to enter the main Departures Hall of the airport.

“Today’s announcement marks another significant step forward in our Game Change Program, which is designed to make us the domestic airline of choice,” Mr. Daley said. Located at Sydney Domestic Airport, Terminal 2, this exclusive offering will include kerbside drop‐off, optional valet parking, direct entry, a dedicated security screening point (for guests with carry‐on baggage only) and flight check‐in, all within the comfort and convenience of Virgin Blue’s The Lounge.

If Guests are travelling with checked baggage, they are welcome to use Premium Valet. They can then approach the Virgin Blue Priority Check‐in counters inside the main Departures Hall where the Virgin Blue team will assist them with checking in their baggage.

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More information about Lounge Premium Entry and Premium Valet:

    • Open between Monday and Friday, Lounge Premium Entry and Valet are located on Departures Road at the western end of Terminal 2

    • Premium Valet rates start from $27 for one hour or $70 for one calendar day.

    • Terms and Conditions apply to the use of Lounge Premium Entry and Premium Valet, please go to

    http://www.virginblue.com.au/Personal/Services/PremiumEntryValet/index.htm