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Virgin Atlantic partners with LanzaTech for sustainable fuel flight

The aviation industry has taken a step toward making commercially-viable sustainable aviation fuel a reality – thanks to a world first flight by Virgin Atlantic and LanzaTech, supported by long-term partner Boeing. The first batch of LanzaTech jet fuel was used on a commercial flight for the very first time – Virgin Atlantic’s VS16 flight […]

Virgin Atlantic chooses Menzies Aviation for cargo handling in Australia

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has awarded a three-year cargo handling contract to Menzies Aviation in Australia. The new agreement saw Menzies take over Virgin Atlantic’s cargo handling in Melbourne on June 8, with Brisbane to follow on 9 July, and Sydney on 7 August. The move will support Virgin Atlantic’s longstanding international long-haul cargo sales and […]

Virgin Atlantic reveals £10m investment in new cabin design for A330-200 aircraft

Virgin Atlantic unveiled brand new interiors for their fleet of A330-200 aircraft earlier this month. The four aircraft will be retrofitted throughout with their popular Premium cabin, along with a new look and feel for Upper Class and a refreshed look for Economy. Due to roll out globally from November, customers travelling on Virgin Atlantic’s […]

Cargo Customers Welcome Virgin Australia’s New Daily Melbourne-Hong Kong Services

The launch of Virgin Australia’s daily Melbourne-Hong Kong services on 12 November is a timely boost to meet growing demand for cargo capacity on the route, according to Virgin Atlantic Cargo, which provides long-haul international cargo sales and management for Virgin Australia. Volumes have been increasing steadily in both directions since Virgin Australia commenced five […]

Virgin Atlantic becomes first UK airline of offer TSA Precheck

Virgin Atlantic has become the first UK airline to participate in the USA’s transportation security administration’s TSA Precheck system. Virgin Atlantic customers enrolled in TSA Precheck can skip the slower security queues and enjoy a faster, easier security screening process when departing from US airports. The average customer with TSA Precheck spends less than five […]

Virgin Australia awards long-haul cargo sales and management agreement to Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic Cargo will continue to provide international long-haul cargo sales and management for Virgin Australia, Australia’s second largest airline, through a new long-term agreement. The extension of the longstanding partnership between the two airlines follows last year’s launch of Virgin Australia Cargo to manage the cargo operations of Virgin Australia across its extensive domestic […]

Delta and Virgin Atlantic to co-locate at Heathrow Terminal 3

Switch will enhance seamless service for customers flying between U.K. and U.S. Delta Air Lines will operate exclusively from London Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 3, effective Sept. 14, 2016.  Delta and Virgin Atlantic will now operate from the same terminal, making it easier for customers to manage their travel plans including any last-minute flight changes. Delta will transfer […]

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 […]

Delta, Virgin capture aviation strategy award

LONDON – Delta and joint venture partner Virgin Atlantic were jointly awarded Airline Business Magazine’s Aviation Strategy Award for Finance at a ceremony Sunday night. The award was made in recognition of the financial strategy behind Delta’s 49 percent stake in Virgin, as well as the success of the airlines’ joint venture partnership. Delta by Bill […]

Delta and Virgin Atlantic Strengthen Network Between U.S. and U.K.

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic have announced changes to their respective summer 2017 schedules to optimise their joint network between the USA and the UK. The move reflects the strong partnership between the two airlines, which is focused on offering customers more travel choices and flexibility. The changes are as follows: For Delta: A […]