Tags: Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic Kicks off 40th Birthday Celebrations Naming New Aircraft After Sir Richard Branson

Ruby Rebel is the airline’s newest Airbus A330neo named in honour of Sir Richard Branson. Aircraft will feature brand new flying icon with registration G-VSRB. Virgin Atlantic celebrates its 40th birthday on 22nd June 2024. In the year that Virgin Atlantic turns 40, the airline will pay homage to its founder, Sir Richard Branson, by […]

Virgin Atlantic and China Eastern launch partnership

Codeshare between the two SkyTeam carriers launched yesterday. Partnership opens up six new destinations in China including Chengdu and Shenzhen. The two airlines co-locate at Shanghai Pudong Terminal One. Virgin Atlantic and China Eastern are delighted to announce a new codeshare agreement, strengthening vital business and leisure connections to East Asia and providing greater access […]

Virgin Atlantic amplifies it’s premium collection experience with it’s first lifestyle collection

The line of premium products has been produced following customer requests for useful travel essentials Collection made with sustainable British designers Fenella Smith and Oliver Co. Items include a modern take on Princess Diana’s coveted ‘Fly Virgin Atlantic’ sweatshirt The collection is available exclusively from the airline from 5th December Virgin Atlantic, the airline known […]

Virgin Atlantic flies world’s first 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel flight from London Heathrow to New York JFK

Heathrow Airport, London, Friday 24 November 2023: Flight100, Virgin Atlantic’s world first 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) transatlantic flight by a commercial airline is fuelled ahead of its take off from London Heathrow to New York JFK on Tuesday 28 November 2023. “If you make it, we will fly it” Flight100 proves Sustainable Aviation Fuel […]

Virgin Atlantic granted Permit to Fly for historic transatlantic 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel flight

Regulator issues permit for Virgin Atlantic to operate VS100: a world first transatlantic flight from London to New York on 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel Permit follows technical assessments of documents and evidence submitted by Virgin Atlantic, who were supported by a consortium of companies. The UK Civil Aviation Authority has issued Virgin Atlantic with a […]

World first 100% SAF transatlantic flight taxis closer to takeoff

SAF TEST COMPLETE & FLIGHT DATE SET FOR NOVEMBER 2023 Virgin Atlantic led consortium confirms the world’s first 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel flight across the Atlantic will fly on 28 November 2023, pending further regulatory approvals and testing SAF blend of 88% HEFA and 12% aromatics completes successful ground test on Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine, […]

Virgin Atlantic partners with Yotes Court to celebrate English wine week

Virgin Atlantic and award-winning Yotes Court have partnered to celebrate English wine week (17th– 25th June) in style. The airline is flying Yotes Court’s renowned English Bacchus, named ‘On the Nod’ for the month of June across its network in Upper Class. Yotes Court vineyard is based in Kent and sits across 75 acres of […]

Virgin Atlantic joins SkyTeam alliance

Virgin Atlantic formally joined SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, at a signing ceremony in London yesterday.  The move means Virgin Atlantic becomes SkyTeam’s first and only UK member airline, enhancing the alliance’s transatlantic network and services to and from Heathrow and Manchester airports. Virgin Atlantic customers will now benefit from a consistent, seamless customer experience, […]

Virgin Atlantic, Corendon Dutch Airlines and Albawings Adopt Boeing’s Digital Sustainability Solutions

Boeing’s Jeppesen FliteDeck Advisor will reduce fuel usage, cut costs and enable real-time flight adjustments and improved efficiencies with Boeing to provide additional digital sustainability applications. FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 20, 2022 — Virgin Atlantic, Corendon Dutch Airlines and Albawings have selected Boeing’s  Jeppesen FliteDeck Advisor (FDA) digital solution to optimize operational efficiency and reduce […]

Tom Savano Cocktails launches with Virgin Atlantic

Tom Savano luxury handcrafted world cocktails are newly available on selected Virgin Atlantic flights, giving the airline the opportunity to tailor its passenger’s experiences to the destination they are travelling to, with premium pre-mixed cocktails. Well-recognised as a premium pre-mixed cocktail producer, the Tom Savano range has been built around great quality craft spirits and […]