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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 […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo Names New Directors for Commercial & Business Development and Operations

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has named Paul Fallon as Director Commercial & Business Development and Tania Wilson as Director Operations. Paul Fallon Tania Wilson The changes follow Dominic Kennedy’s promotion to Managing Director of Virgin Atlantic Cargo in August. Paul began his career in Virgin’s Commercial team in 2003 and later spent over five years as […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo appoints Alliance Ground International to handle growing San Francisco volumes

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed Alliance Ground International (AGI) as its cargo handler in San Francisco to support its growing operations at the U.S West Coast airport. The airline operates twice-daily services connecting London Heathrow and San Francisco and added another three direct flights a week from Manchester at the end of March, the only […]

7 times a day, 7 times a week… to and from New York for Virgin Atlantic Cargo customers

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is now offering customers seven flights a day, seven times a week to and from New York, just in time to meet fast-growing customer demand to and from the U.S. In March and April, the airline saw its business from London Heathrow to New York increase by 20% and 21% respectively on […]

More cargo opportunities to and from Australia as Virgin Australia gets ready for Melbourne-Hong Kong launch

Virgin Atlantic Cargo will be offering customers even more opportunities to do business with Australia this summer with the launch of a new Melbourne-Hong Kong route by its partner, Virgin Australia. With effect from July 5, 2017, Virgin Australia will operate five Airbus A330-200 flights a week on the route, each offering 14 tonnes of […]

Virgin strengthens its cargo team in Australia

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has strengthened its team in Australia with the appointment of Amanda Matar as Account Manager – Sydney. Amanda joins Virgin Atlantic as the airline increases its long-haul cargo sales and management services for Virgin Australia with the launch in April of Virgin Australia’s five Boeing 777-300ER flights per week from Melbourne to […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo reports revenues of £174 million as volumes rise 1.8% in 2016

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has reported revenues of £174 million for 2016 as its freight volumes rose 1.8% in a challenging market environment. Overall, the airline carried 218,000 tonnes of cargo across its international network offering customers direct services to major cities in the United States, Dubai, Hong Kong and China, India, Nigeria and South Africa […]