Virgin Blue opens New Airport Lounge in Canberra

Travel News Asia Thursday, 30 August 2007

Virgin Blue will open the airlines newest and fifth The Lounge at Canberra Airport on Friday. The new lounge joins Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney as Virgin Blue The Lounge destinations and will provide travellers with a sleek, all-inclusive lounge facility when travelling with Virgin Blue from the nations capital.

The new lounge is located in the Departure area next to Gate 5 at Canberra Airport with panoramic 270 degree views of the runway and surrounding countryside. Access is available to annual Members of The Lounge, Corporate Plus fare holders, and Velocity Gold Tier Members and their guest. Single visit entry is also available for passengers travelling with Virgin Blue for A$30.

Benefits for members and passengers visiting the Canberra Lounge for business or pleasure include:

- Business facilities, including meeting rooms, state-of-the art personal computers in a dedicated and private workstation area, and complementary WiFi access throughout.
- Relaxing lounge environment, with plenty of lounging space, integrated work areas and Foxtel TV.
- Barista service, providing coffee all day, along with premium teas.
- Gourmet snacks and fresh menu items available throughout the day.
- A selection of beer and Australian wines available from 11am.
- Convenient check-in facilities are also available in The Lounge for passengers travelling without checked baggage.

The airline has redeveloped the former Ansett lounge facility located airside which features generous floor space and can comfortably cater for more than 150 Guests at any one time, allowing for future growth in Virgin Blue flight frequency.

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