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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 […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo appoints Claire Phillips as Regional Sales Manager, Continental Europe

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed Claire Phillips as Regional Sales Manager – Continental Europe. Claire, who takes up her new post from 5 September 2016, has worked for the airline for five years, initially as Route Development Manager and Capacity Controller and, prior to this promotion, Claire played in integral role in the training and […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo welcomes A350 capacity boost

Virgin Atlantic Cargo welcomes A350 capacity boost. Virgin Atlantic’s new US$4.4 billion order for 12 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft will mark the arrival of the most capable cargo aircraft in its fleet. The airline, which announced the order at last month’s Farnborough International Airshow 2016 in the UK, says the investment demonstrates the strength of the […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo steps up its focus on pharma as market share grows

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is increasing its investment in temperature-controlled services after more than doubling its share of the pharmaceutical market from the UK to North America since the launch of its Cool Chain product two years ago. Heading this focus is Darren Sherlock in the newly-created role of Manager, Products & Partnerships. Having joined the […]