Virgin Australia is set to overhaul its airfares next month to give passengers more flexibility.
On September 7th, the airline will introduce nine new fare types, including a cheaper premium economy and business class option.
Virgin Australia’ global sales general manager Shirley Field told the SMH that the new fare structure would “offer guests a range of options to match their travel occasion, providing choice, value and flexibility like never before”.
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Details of the price difference between fares wont be revealed until the new options go live on September 7.
Here is a breakdown of the new fares:
Getaway — Will still include complimentary food and beverage, in-flight entertainment and checked baggage. Will incur extra fees for booking changes and seat selection before Check-In opens.
Elevate — More flexibility and the chance to select a seat.
Freedom — Full flexibility to change booking details.
TRANS-TASMAN & SHORT HAUL INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY:
Go — Will not include checked baggage or food. Will incur extra fees for booking changes and seat selection before Check-In opens.
Go Plus — Will include baggage but not other extras. Will incur extra fees for booking changes and seat selection before Check-In opens.
Premium Saver — Same services as standard premium fares but slightly discounted seat as there is less flexibility.
Premium — Full flexibility.
Business Saver — Same services as standard business fares but cheaper. Will be fees if passengers want to change or cancel their flight.
Business — Full flexibility.