Virgin Blue launches an Australian first

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    Virgin Blue launches Australia’s first lounge premium entry and premium valet at Sydney Airport

    Monday, 18 April 2011
    In a first for Australian domestic travel, Virgin Blue launched its premium kerbside entrance and premium kerbside valet service at The Lounge, Sydney domestic terminal. This exclusive offering will be available to Business Class, Premium Economy Guests and Velocity Gold Members, allowing them to experience a seamless airport experience.

    Virgin Blue group of airlines Group Executive of Product and Guest Services Martin Daley said, “The Premium Entry and Premium Valet set a new standard for Australian domestic travel. This Guest offering is part of a raft of changes designed to provide frequent and premium travellers with a streamlined, hassle-free experience.

    “For our Guests who choose to use the premium entrance and valet service, the trip from their car to The Lounge will be very quick and simple. They will be able to step out of their car, check in, go through security and be in the lounge without having to enter the main Departures Hall of the airport.

    “Today’s announcement marks another significant step forward in our Game Change Program, which is designed to make us the domestic airline of choice,” Mr. Daley said.

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    http://www.etravelblackboard.com/ar...ium-entry-and-premium-valet-at-sydney-airport

    It looks like a step in the right direction for DJ:)
     
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    kerbside?? you folks may want to turn on your spellcheckers!!;):p
     
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    World English Dictionary

    kerbside (ˈkɜːbˌsaɪd) [​IMG]

    [COLOR=#333333][SIZE=13px][FONT=Verdana]n[/FONT][/SIZE][/COLOR]
    a. the edge of a pavement where it drops to the level of the road

    b. ( as modifier ): kerbside rubbish collections
    http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/kerbside
    :)
     
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    Sounds awesome in theory. Love to hear back from someone who has used this.

    The ten million dollar question is, is Qantas worried enough to make changes to compete with DJ?
     
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    This is an Australian press release. :)

    Folks ya might want to chill on spellings. :rolleyes:

    *http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curbside_collection
     
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