Virgin Atlantic

Loss of separation between Malaysia Airlines Airbus A350 and a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 above London

On 23 October, two aircraft with destination London Heathrow have gotten closer together than they should have done: a Malaysia Airlines Airbus A350 (9M-MAG) from Kuala...

easyJet extends ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ to new connections airline partner Virgin Atlantic

easyJet has today (2 October) announced that it has signed up Virgin Atlantic as a new airline partner to its unique connections service  ‘Worldwide...

Virgin Atlantic Cargo builds on record 2017 with 3% volume growth in first half of 2018

Growth in life science, express, valuable and automotive shipments all contributed to a 3% year-on-year growth in tonnage for Virgin Atlantic Cargo in the...

Precautionary landing of a Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330 disrupts air traffic at London Gatwick

This morning (31 August), the single runway (*) at London Gatwick was closed between 06:30 and 07:00 (UTC +1) after a precautionary landing of...

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...

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...

Virgin Atlantic to cease flying between Dubai and London Heathrow

On 27 June 2018, Virgin Atlantic announced that it will withdraw flights between Dubai and London Heathrow from 31 March 2019. "After conducting a thorough...

Air France-KLM, Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic sign definitive agreements to strengthen trans-Atlantic partnership

Air France-KLM, Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic Limited have today signed definitive agreements paving the way forward for their expanded trans-Atlantic joint venture: ...

Multimillion pound investment in economy by Virgin Atlantic

From Spring 2018, customers will be able to choose to fly ‘Economy Delight, ‘Economy Classic’ or ‘Economy Light’ Economy Delight will offer the UK’s leading...

Egyptair 777-300ER (SU-GDL) clips Virgin Atlantic A330-300 (G-VRAY) wing at JFK

A Virgin Atlantic A330 and an EgyptAir 777 were involved in a collision while both aircraft were taxiing for departure at JFK Airport in...

Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330 went off the runway in Vieux Fort (UVF), Saint Lucia #VS90

Virgin Atlantic A333 at Saint Lucia on Oct 2nd 2017, runway excursion on backtrack. A Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330-300, registration G-VLUV performing flight VS-90 from...

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner from London Heathrow to Los Angeles returns after engine vibrations

Virgin Atlantic VS23 from London Heathrow to Los Angeles was forced to return to LHR after the pilots noticed severe vibrations in engine number...

Virgin Atlantic is flying pilot to work in Manchester on Boeing 787

Virgin Atlantic has admitted it used a Boeing 787 to fly an Airbus A330 pilot to work in Manchester after being left short of...

Virgin Atlantic has become the first airline in Europe to offer WiFi across its entire fleet

Virgin Atlantic has become the first airline in Europe to offer WiFi across its entire fleet – ensuring customers can remain connected across flights...

Lots of airlines are trying to get a glimpse of the 2017 eclipse

Airlines have tweeted that they are trying to get a glimpse of the 2017 eclipse, if you are flying on Lufthansa LH521 between Mexico...

Air France-KLM buys 31% of Virgin Atlantic, while Delta and China Eastern acquire each 10% of AF-KL

Air France-KLM strengthens its strategic partnerships Air France-KLM today announces a further major step in the reinforcement of its strategic partnerships with, firstly, the creation...

Two passengers are leaving the toilet on a Virgin Atlantic flight #smilehighclub

David Eve, a passenger on a flight from London Heathrow to Miami shared this funny movie on social media. A female passenger is leaving...

CEOs want third runway at Heathrow, but at the right price

Letter on the need to control excessive costs of London Heathrow Runway 3 ​Published in "The Times" newspaper, 26 May 2017 Sir, Much has been spoken in...

Jet Airways and Virgin Atlantic enhance India – USA connectivity via London Heathrow

Codeshare partnership will provide more travel options between nine destinations in North America and the Indian subcontinent Jet Airways and Virgin Atlantic today announced a...

Virgin Atlantic announces additional Los Angeles flights in Summer 2017

Virgin Atlantic, in conjunction with its joint venture partner Delta Air Lines, has announced it is making changes to its summer 2017 schedule, offering...