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Virgin Atlantic and Delta Cargo open new technology-inspired export facility at London Heathrow

Virgin Atlantic Cargo and Delta Cargo have opened a state-of-the-art export facility at London Heathrow to future-proof the joint venture’s growth plans in the U.K. market. This is supported by new technologies that will enhance business continuity, as well as deliver significant improvements and transparency in the customer delivery experience. Opened on schedule, the new […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo and Delta Cargo expand network between the U.K. and United States

Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are boosting flights between the U.K. and U.S. from next summer, in a move which sees Delta join Virgin Atlantic at Gatwick Airport for the first time together and promises cargo customers their best-ever choice of trans-Atlantic capacity, routes and frequencies. Growth at Gatwick Gatwick will become Delta’s seventh […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo awarded first Cargo iQ certification in support of its commitment to ‘best-in-class’ customer service

Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s commitment to ‘best-in-class’ customer service and operational resilience has been recognised by the awarding of its first Cargo iQ certification following an independent audit by SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA on behalf of Cargo iQ, theIATA interest group creating and implementing quality standards for the worldwide air cargo industry. The audit […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo Partners with WTA Aviation and Swissport for New Daily Tel Aviv Services

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has awarded contracts to WTA Aviation and Swissport in Israel to support the launch and growth of the airline’s new daily flights between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv, which commence on 25th September. As one of Israel’s leading air cargo general sales agents, WTA will be responsible for selling the 20 tonnes […]

Another boost for cargo customers as Virgin Atlantic secures cleanest, youngest fleet yet with introduction of Airbus A330neo

* Virgin Atlantic becomes the first UK airline to order the A330-900neo, strengthening partnership with Airbus and Rolls Royce * By 2024, the fuel efficiency of Virgin Atlantic’s fleet will have improved by 32 per cent and the average aircraft age will halve to just 5.3 years * Fleet transformation positions Virgin Atlantic for sustainable […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo reports an ‘outstanding year’ in 2018 as revenues grew 13% to £222 million

Virgin Atlantic Cargo achieved its strongest revenue performance in the last five years in 2018, as revenue grew 13% year-on-year to £222 million. The achievement was supported by a 6% annual growth in volume to more than 244,000 tonnes, the airline’s best result since 2010. The year saw a succession of best-ever monthly and route […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo set to soar in South America for the first time

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is delighted to announce it will be launching flights between London Heathrow and São Paulo, Brazil in 2020. Flying daily between London Heathrow and São Paulo Guarulhos International Airport, the Boeing 787 service will offer cargo customers multiple tonnes of capacity a day. The new route represents Virgin Atlantic’s first foray into […]

Virgin Atlantic, Delta Cargo to drive long-term growth with move to new purpose-built facility at Heathrow

Virgin Atlantic Cargo and Delta Cargo are to move into the new purpose-built dnata City East, London Heathrow’s most state-of-the-art cargo facility. The move supports the airlines’ growing cargo businesses, enhances their trans-Atlantic partnership for customers, and future-proofs the joint venture’s position in the U.K. market by doubling the size of their cargo footprint at […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo forecasts high demand for new Sydney-Hong Kong services

With expectations of booming e-commerce volumes from China coupled with strong demand for northbound cargo capacity, Virgin Atlantic Cargo anticipates the new Virgin Australia daily Sydney-Hong Kong services to get off to a flying start when they commence on 2 July. Virgin Atlantic Cargo will be marketing the cargo space on Virgin Australia’s new Airbus […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo becomes first UK airline to approve CSafe RAP container for pharmaceutical and life science shipments

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is continuing to give customers a wider choice of pharma solutions by becoming the first UK airline to approve the use of CSafe’s new RAP container for temperature-sensitive life-enhancing healthcare products. Following its approval by both the U.S, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the unit has […]