Business Class across the Tasman and to the Pacific Islands

Experience a new class of business

For the first time, you can experience Virgin Australia’s award-winning Business Class service on flights across the Tasman and to the Pacific Islands.

With a stylish cabin, luxurious leather seats and a mouth-watering Luke Mangan designed menu, you’ll feel at home from the moment you step on board. Add our brilliant people and you’ll see that we’ve truly brought the romance back into flying.

Business Class will be launched on the Sydney to Auckland route on 28 February 2015, with other routes to follow on 31 March 2015. 

Flights to New Zealand departing Australia
Origin   Destination Business Class Fare* Reward Seat Fare~  
Sydney Auckland $891 33,800 + $110.92 AUD taxes and fees Find Flights
Brisbane Wellington $888 33,800 + $109.10 AUD taxes and fees Find Flights
Sydney Queenstown $971 33,800 + $111.52 AUD taxes and fees Find Flights
Brisbane Christchurch $885 33,800 + $106.00 AUD taxes and fees Find Flights
Flights to Pacific Islands departing Australia
Origin   Destination Business Class Fare* Reward Seat Fare~  
Brisbane Port Vila, Vanuatu $749 21,800 Points + $93 AUD taxes and fees Find Flights
Brisbane Nadi, Fiji $873 33,800 Points + $93 AUD taxes and fees Find Flights
Sydney Nuku'alofa, Tonga $899 33,800 Points + $93.42 AUD taxes and fees Find Flights

 

Flights to Australia departing New Zealand
Origin   Destination Business Class Fare* Reward Seat Fare~  
Auckland Sydney $852 33,800 + $70.62 AUD taxes and fees Find Flights
Christchurch Brisbane $842 33,800 + $64.70 AUD taxes and fees Find Flights
Wellington Brisbane $849 33,800 + $67.80 AUD taxes and fees Find Flights
Queenstown Sydney $952 33,800 + $70.22 AUD taxes and fees Find Flights
Flights to Pacific Islands departing New Zealand
Origin   Destination Business Class Fare* Reward Seat Fare~  
Auckland Raratonga $898 33,800 Points + $32.20 AUD taxes Find Flights
Auckland Nuku'alofa, Tonga $798 21,800 Points + $32.20 AUD taxes Find Flights
Auckland Apia, Samoa $848 33,800 Points + $32.20 AUD taxes Find Flights

 

*The above fares are one way, on the net. Checked baggage included. Further conditions apply.


Business Class features:

  • Luxury leather
  • Generous 5 inch (12.7cm) recline
  • 38 inch (95 cm) seat pitch
  • 2-2 seat configuration
  • Comfort pack containing blanket, pillow and stylish amenities on flights with a scheduled departure time after 7pm (local time).

Our Menu


Business Class Menu

Our sophisticated Business Class menu offers gourmet food created by renowned Australian chef Luke Mangan.

Kick start your day with our hearty breakfast options, and enjoy fresh salad, gourmet mains and delectable desserts at lunchtime. Throughout the day, we offer snacks including rice paper rolls and cheese plates, followed by a hot meal, salads and Luke Mangan’s chocolate macadamia nuts in the evening.

On flights over 3 hours, guests can indulge in a full, three-course dining experience for lunch and dinner. Whenever you fly, complement your meal with premium selection of Australian beers, spirits and fine wines. Non-alcoholic beverages, including
a range of soft drinks, juices, coffee and premium tea from the Madame Flavour range.

Download an example of our Business Class menu.


Entertainment


EntertainmentYou can listen to a vast selection of audio channels, play interactive games and watch a dynamic range of movies and TV channels on your hand-held personal entertainment system. As a Business Class guest on our Boeing 737 services you are provided with a complimentary Tablet to access the Wireless In-flight Entertainment system. Soak it all in with a premium headset, which is yours to keep.

Take a sneak peek at what’s on Virgin Australia’s Wireless Entertainment System this month:

Voyeur Showtime Entertainment Guide (3 MB)


Lounge Access


Air New Zealand Koru Lounge, Christchurch

Business Class Guests, Velocity Platinum and Gold members travelling in Business or Economy class and Virgin Australia lounge members receive complimentary entry into Air New Zealand's Koru Lounge, at airports throughout Australia and New Zealand when travelling on Trans-Tasman services or within New Zealand.

Business Class Guests, Velocity Platinum and Gold members also enjoy lounge access when travelling on Virgin Australia operated short haul international services from Australia and Auckland^.

^On the same day of travel only. Lounge access is not available on flights departing the Pacific Islands, or when flying on
Air New Zealand operated services from Australia to Rarotonga and Norfolk Island.

For more information on the conditions of entry, please refer to lounge information.


Priority Check-in and Boarding


Priority Check-in and Boarding

Skip the queues, check in and drop your bag off at our Priority Check-in facility at the airport (available at selected ports).

As a Business Class guest you are invited to board the aircraft first, or at your leisure. When departing from selected international airports, Business Class guests may take advantage of the dedicated Priority Boarding lane (available at most gates).

Velocity Platinum and Gold members are also invited to take advantage of Priority Check-in and Boarding, whilst Velocity Silver members are entitled to access Priority Check-in on international flights where available.   


Baggage Allowance


Enjoy an increased complimentary baggage allowance and Priority Baggage delivery. For more information on our domestic baggage allowances, please refer to baggage information.


Velocity Frequent Flyer


Velocity

As a Velocity Frequent Flyer member, you can earn Points and Status Credits on eligible fares when you fly with us or any of our international airline alliance partners as part of our Global Frequent Flyer program.

To earn and redeem Velocity Points you must be a Velocity member. Velocity membership and Points earn and redemption are subject to the Member Terms and Conditions, as amended from time to time and available at velocityfrequentflyer.com

 


Terms and Conditions

*All fares are subject to availability and may vary until ticketed. Seats are limited and may not be available at peak times or on all flights. Fare price is based on a Business Fare. Fares are correct as at 28 February and are subject to change. Fares are one way on the internet, or $35 more by phone. A Booking and Service fee of $10 per person per booking is applicable for all flights within Australia when paid by credit card or debit card. Fares are subject to change. Fare includes 2 pieces of checked baggage up to 32kg each, excess baggage charges apply. Conditions apply. Visit www.virginaustralia.com for full terms and conditions. Name changes are not permitted. Flight and date changes are permitted up to 24 hours after the flight. Cancellations are permitted up to 24 hours after the flight. Please refer to www.virginaustralia.com for fees and charges associated with flight changes, cancellations and refunds. Conditions apply.

Reward Seat Terms and Conditions

~Redemption bookings are based on a Business Class Reward Seat, subject to availability and to the Velocity Membership Terms and Conditions and must be booked at velocityfrequentflyer.com. Quoted minimum Points amounts are correct as at 24 February 2015 and are subject to change. Seats are limited and may not be available at peak times or on all flights. Name changes are not permitted. Refunds and itinerary changes are permitted prior to travel, and may be subject to a service fee, fare differences (if applicable) and fare restrictions as outlined on the Virgin Australia website. For a redemption booking, the payment amount will comprise of taxes or, where the total cash component of a booking exceeds $50 and this amount is paid for by credit card or debit card, the payment amount will comprise of taxes and a Booking and Service fee. A Booking and Service fee will apply when paying by credit card or debit card ($10 per person per booking for Virgin Australia international short-haul flights and $30 person per booking for flights operated by partner airlines). A fee will apply to redemption bookings if booked by phone ($35 per person for International Short-haul redemption bookings). Taxes, fees and surcharges are payable in addition to Velocity Points redeemed. Any taxes or Booking and Service fee components are not eligible for Points earn. A minimum checked baggage allowance of 2 pieces up to 32kg applies for Business Class Reward Seats and allowances increase for Platinum members. View baggage allowances for Reward Seat Redemptions. Additional fees will be charged for baggage in excess of the published allowances. Fees are chargeable at the time of purchase and are more expensive if not purchased prior to arriving at the airport. Conditions and travel restrictions apply for all fares.