Virgin Australia business class customers and top-tier frequent flyers can once again enjoy priority security screening in Brisbane and Melbourne, but only during the weekday morning peak travel period.
The airline has reopened Premium Entry in Brisbane and a Priority Screening lane at Melbourne Airport.
These are reserved for Velocity gold status holders and above, business class guests, and eligible high-tier guests of the airline’s international partners.
The lanes are open between 5.00am and 10.00am weekdays, allowing guests to swiftly move through both airports during those times.
Virgin Australia used to provide priority screening for eligible customers at all hours of the day, and it’s unclear if the airline hopes to return to that in the future or if weekday mornings are the ‘new normal’.
In the meantime, fast-track security remains shut at Sydney Airport.
Commenting on the situation, the airline spokesperson said that “Virgin Australia is continuing to work through options with Sydney Airport Corporation.”
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