Virgin Australia teams up with No1 Lounges to open an innovative ‘gateside’ airport lounge concept with runway views at Brisbane International Airport.

Virgin Australia teams with No1 Lounges

Virgin Australia has teamed up with British airport lounge operator No1 Lounges to open its latest airport lounge at Brisbane Airport’s International Terminal.

The innovative My Lounge – Home of Virgin Australia offers flyers is the closest lounge near the departure gates in the airport. Guests can walk from the lounge to most departure gates in just five minutes.

No1 Lounge’s created My Lounge – Home of Virgin Australia in close collaboration with Virgin Australia to provide the airline’s guests with a unique co-branded experience. Complimentary and guaranteed access to the lounge will be available to all eligible Virgin Australia Business Class guests, and Platinum and Gold members of the Velocity Frequent Flyer Program, as well as Virgin Australia Lounge Members travelling to New Zealand.

Pay per use available for others

Checked-in passengers from other airlines will also be permitted to use the lounge on a pay-per-use basis. Guests can pre-book access online or in-person on the day of travel for $60 and $70 respectively.

No1 Lounges Chief Operating Officer, John Upton, said: “We are delighted to be bringing our innovative social lounging concept to Brisbane,” said John Upton, No.1 Lounges Chief Operating Officer.

“Situated by the departure gates, My Lounge redefines convenience, meaning thousands of passengers, regardless of the airline they are travelling with or the class of ticket they hold, can eat, drink and relax in style before making the short walk to the departure gates to fly off overseas.”

A new lounge experience

Virgin Australia Group Chief Executive Officer, Paul Scurrah, said he was thrilled to be working with No1 Lounges and providing eligible Virgin Australia guests travelling internationally from Brisbane with the brand new lounge experience.

“We’re always looking for ways to make travelling easier and more comfortable for our guests and we know they’re going to love the convenience of being closer to their departure gate so they can spend more time relaxing in this fantastic lounge before their Virgin Australia flight.”

The lounge offers a range of comfortable sofas and a mix of seating areas, runway views and unlimited Wi-Fi, as well as television, newspapers, magazines and charging points as standard. Locally sourced hot and cold dishes are available from an all-day grazing counter, barista-made coffees and self-serve drinks and DIY cocktails – including the ‘flamingo’, an exclusive signature aperitif presented by Virgin Australia – from a stylish island bar.

Book online or visit My Lounge at the airport to purchase access on the day.

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