Friday, May 27, 2011

Yet More Mackay Airport News - QantasLink to Open New and Improved Regional Lounge

Source: Australian Aviation Magazine

QantasLink has recently announced plans to build a new 280 square metre Qantas Regional Lounge at Mackay Airport, in keeping with its commitment to provide a network of upgraded lounges in key ports across Australia.

QantasLink executive manager, Narendra Kumar said the time was right to start construction on the new lounge, citing Mackay’s position as “a key resource and tourism centre in Central Queensland” and the airport’s potential as “an important growth market for QantasLink which offers air links to Brisbane, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Townsville and Cairns”.

QantasLink intends the regional lounge to cater for up to 80 customers, offering Qantas Club members and frequent flyers free wireless internet, Austar pay tv and a selection of foods and beverages.

This news comes hot on the heels of our post about Virgin Australia's plans to introduce Business Class travel to Mackay, and open their own lounge in the Mackay Airport terminal - details HERE.

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