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Business Class on V Australia

Once you learn that V Australia is part of the Virgin group of airlines, you may already know enough to assume that Business Class on V Australia is going to be quite nice. V Australia is part of the Virgin Blue branch of Virgin, and it’s based in Sydney, Australia. Virgin Blue is a budget carrier, and V Australia is the long-haul airline in the family. V Australia offers flights to Australia from Los Angeles, Johannesburg, Phuket, and Fiji.

Since V Australia is used solely for international flights, calling it “International Business Class” might seem redundant, but all the classes on V Australia have “international” in the name. Despite being an upper class, there is actually a middle seat in V Australia Business Class – it’s a 2-3-2 configuration. Other than that noticeable difference from most Business Class cabin configurations, V Australia’s Business Class cabin is exceptional.

Seat & Bed

  • Seats recline to a fully flat position (horizontal with the floor)
  • Seats are 6’2″ long when fully reclined
  • Retractable screens between seats offer increased privacy
  • Seats have built-in massage function

Food & Beverages

  • Menus designed by Australian celebrity chef Luke Mangan
  • Meals reflect seasonal Australian cuisines
  • Selection of fine wines available on each flight, served in Riedel glassware
  • Business Class cabin has a self-service bar at one end of the cabin; passengers can walk up for snacks and drinks almost anytime mid-flight


  • Each seat has personal 12″ video screen with on-demand movies, TV shows, video games, and audio programming
  • Seats have USB slots and laptop power outlets

Other Amenities

  • Welcome drink served to each passenger upon boarding, pre-flight
  • Complimentary amenity kits include comfortable sleepwear
  • Noise-cancelling headsets available for each passenger

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