Virgin Australia, in collaboration with No1 Lounges, has launched its new airport lounge at the Brisbane Airport International Terminal, My Lounge. The lounge boasts a social lounging experience and is the closest lounge situated by the departure gates in the airport, with most departure gates reachable in just five minutes.

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. 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. 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.”

Virgin Australia Group Chief Executive Officer, Paul Scurrah, said, “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.” With a selection of comfortable and eclectic seating areas, runway views, unlimited Wi-Fi, television, newspapers, magazines, and charging points, guests are able to fully relax before take-off. Also available is an all day grazing counter, coffees and self service drinks and cocktails.

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