16 May 2016 | Customer

Virgin Australia launches Economy Space +

Virgin Australia today announced a new product, Economy Space +, which is designed to make travel from Australia to the United States and Middle East more comfortable and seamless.

On sale from tomorrow, Tuesday 17 May, Economy Space + will be available for flights commencing 30 August 2016. Economy Space + can be purchased for between AU135 and AU165 one way when selecting your seat through virginaustralia.com or through a travel agent.

Located in the first five rows and the exit rows of the main cabin on Virgin Australia’s Boeing 777-300ER fleet, Economy Space + features:

  • Extra legroom;
  • Check-in via a dedicated Premium check-in counter;
  • Pre-boarding;
  • Preferred overhead locker;
  • Dedicated crew members throughout the flight;
  • Guaranteed first meal choice; and
  • Premium noise-cancelling headset.

Virgin Australia Chief Customer Officer, Mark Hassell said: “We are excited to launch our new Economy Space + product, providing more choice and comfort for passengers travelling in the main cabin.

“Coupled with Virgin Australia’s award-winning service , we believe Economy Space + will be very popular with a range of travellers.

“Economy Space + enables you to speed through the airport and enjoy service from dedicated crew members throughout the flight, providing great value for guests travelling to Los Angeles and Abu Dhabi,” Mr Hassell said.

Virgin Australia flies daily from Sydney and Brisbane to Los Angeles, and three times per week from Sydney to Abu Dhabi .