Singapore Airlines And Virgin Australia Announce 'Visit Australia Airpass'Apr 02, 2012 10:41 SGT
DARWIN, 2 April 2012 (Joint Release with Virgin Australia) : Singapore Airlines and Virgin Australia today underlined the benefits of their new alliance for overseas travellers and the Australian tourism industry with the launch of the Singapore Airlines ‘Visit Australia Airpass’.
The airpass provides Singapore Airlines and Silkair customers travelling to Australia attractive and flexible access to Australia’s main cities and iconic destinations across Virgin Australia’s domestic network.
Available for purchase from today, the airpass:
- Offers Singapore Airlines and SilkAir’s international customers the opportunity to visit up to 10 domestic destinations at great value on any given trip to Australia.
- Covers a total of 29 Australian cities and offers a choice of itineraries across 61 domestic routes operated by Virgin Australia.
- Enables customers to travel to a range of idyllic destinations like Broome, Darwin, Hamilton Island, Hobart, Uluru and the Whitsundays on one ticket, with terminal transfers, in-flight entertainment (where available) and meals included.
- Includes reciprocal frequent flyer program benefits and lounge access for eligible customers.
Singapore Airlines' Executive Vice-President Commercial, Mr Mak Swee Wah said: "The Visit Australia Airpass increases the travel options available for customers travelling to Australia. Our customers now have the opportunity to discover Australia’s unique landscapes and experiences with all the convenience and benefits our alliance with Virgin Australia has to offer. Combined with our global network and services to Australia’s main capital cities, the Airpass is an easy and attractive way to tailor the perfect itinerary across Australia”.
Virgin Australia Group Executive of Alliances, Network and Yield Merren McArthur said: “We are very pleased to partner with Singapore Airlines to facilitate an Airpass that provides excellent value, ease of use and access to a range of exceptional destinations across Australia on the Virgin Australia network. The Airpass will support tourism in Australia by attracting guests from Singapore Airlines’ extensive network throughout Asia and beyond”.
Customers interested in the Airpass can contact Singapore Airlines or visit the website for more details.