V Australia have announced that from today it has started a complimentary chauffeured
limousine pickup service for its International Business Class passengers. This
service is similar to the service operated by both Virgin Atlantic and Emirates
for its Business & First Class Passengers.
is great news passengers and a bold step for V Australia considering most
airlines are looking at services to cut back. However I am it will ultimately pay
off for the airline as seeks to bite into the Qantas’s market share.
full press release from V Australia can be read below:
Australia is set to become the first Australian airline to offer chauffeured limousine
door to door transport for top tier Business Flexi fare paying Guests
travelling in International Business Class.
new offering will be launched from today and will provide yet another point of
difference between V Australia and other trans-Pacific carriers.
by V Australia’s sister airline, Virgin Atlantic, limo transfers to and from
the airport provide travellers with a convenient, comfortable and stress-free
transfer both on the way to their flight and again once they land at their
Blue Group Chief Executive, Brett Godfrey, said, “We have been very heartened
by the support for V Australia’s International Business Class product and introducing
a limo service will provide yet another all-inclusive differentiating benefit
for Guests. We’ve had terrific feedback from travellers who have enjoyed not
only our award winning friendly service but in particular, our fully lie flat
bed in all aircraft with duvets and PJ’s, the in-flight sit down bar, the ‘eat
what you want when you want’ menu and the latest generation user friendly touch
screen in-flight entertainment system.”
added, “The addition of the limo transfer service is about V Australia
demonstrating its commitment to going the extra mile. We are eager to ensure
our International Business Guests get receive not just greater value but a
better overall travel experience from beginning to end by travelling to and
from the airport with convenience and hassle free style.”
chauffeur service will apply to Guests on both departing and arrival legs,
within a 60 kilometre radius to the airport in Sydney, Brisbane or from any
other Australian capital city if they have a connecting V Australia flight, and
a 50 mile radius from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) or San Francisco
if connecting to V Australia with Virgin America.
Australia in Australia will
use luxury cars for the transfers including limousines, Chevrolet Caprice, BMW,
Mercedes, Audi A8’s and in the United
States, Lincoln Town Cars and SUV’s