Air Vanuatu Announces Partnership with Luxury Melbourne Airport Lounge

Melbourne Airport Services Manager Allan Hutchison and Sales Executive Southern Region Amanda Board with The House Melbourne Airport staff, sampling the premium a la carte menu (pictured right to left)

Air Vanuatu has today announced luxury Melbourne airport lounge The House as its preferred lounge partner for its business class passengers travelling to Vanuatu.

Air Vanuatu Manager Commercial Australia Paul Forbes is delighted to partner with The House ahead of the new direct flight service and provide business class passengers with the luxury experience the moment they arrive at Melbourne Airport.

“We look forward to extending Air Vanuatu’s premium offerings on land by treating our business passengers to a sit down, fine dining experience prior to their departing Port Vila flight,” said Forbes.

The House’, owned by UK company No1 Lounges offers guests the very best hospitality at the airport. With stunning airport views, a la carte dining, full waiter service, an extensive wine list, showers and other amenities. ‘The House’ is located in Tullamarine Airport’s T2, airside on the second floor.

The partnership comes ahead of Air Vanuatu’s new non-stop flight service between Melbourne and Port Vila commencing 18 June 2019, expanding the airline’s offering in Australia and providing greater accessibility to Vanuatu for Australians.  Air Vanuatu will operate three direct flights per week from Melbourne to Port Vila on a Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, using the airline’s Boeing 737-800. Daily flights are also available from Sydney and five flights a week from Brisbane.

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About Air Vanuatu
Air Vanuatu is the national carrier of Vanuatu and services the Pacific region. Air Vanuatu operates seven international routes with daily flights from Sydney and four flights a week from Brisbane, including direct flights to Espiritu-Santo. As of 18 June 2019, the national carrier will offer six flights a week from Auckland and three non-stop services from Melbourne. Codeshare services operate with Qantas in Australia and also include respectively six and seven weekly flights to New-Caledonia and Fiji in partnership with Aircalin and Fiji Airways, with other connections to Port Moresby and Honiara operated by Air Niugini and Solomon Airlines. For any inquiry of Air Vanuatu please visit

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