Home Airlines Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic completes solvent recapitalisation; plans to lay off 1,150 employees

0
Virgin Atlantic has announced the completion of the £1.2bn private-only solvent recapitalisation of the airline and holiday business. Its Restructuring Plan has now been...

Virgin Atlantic set to launch three new services to Pakistan from London and Manchester

0
Virgin Atlantic will be launching three new routes between the UK and Pakistan in December 2020: London Heathrow to Lahore (4 weekly flights); London...

Milan joins Virgin Atlantic’s cargo-only network in September

0
Virgin Atlantic Cargo is extending its cargo-only network to Italy, launching twice-weekly services connecting London Heathrow and Milan. Starting with the first flight on Saturday...

Virgin Atlantic provides complimentary COVID-19 global insurance cover for all bookings

0
To support customers and provide additional peace of mind, Virgin Atlantic has introduced Virgin Atlantic COVID-19 Cover, which will apply to all existing...

Virgin Atlantic files for bankruptcy protection in the US

0
British businessman Sir Richard Branson's airline is on the verge of bankruptcy due to the Covid-19 crisis, after it was not able to get...

Virgin Atlantic unveils £1.2 billion rescue package

0
Virgin Atlantic Airways has unveiled a £1.2 billion rescue package that will salvage thousands of British aviation jobs. The airline has secured the backing of...

Virgin Atlantic announces return to 17 additional destinations as from 20 July

0
Airline set to return to 17 additional destinations across the network, including Tel Aviv, Miami, San Francisco and Barbados planned from August 2020. ...

Virgin Atlantic announces plan to restart passenger flights

0
Virgin Atlantic has announced it will restart passenger flights in July. The first flights to take off with passengers on board will be services from...

Virgin Atlantic increases cargo-only flights by over 33% in June after a record-breaking month in May

1
Virgin Atlantic will increase its cargo-only flights by 35% to nearly 600 in June with the launch of new routes including Beijing and Brussels...

New at BRUcargo : Virgin Atlantic from New York as of 1 June and Brussels Airlines from China as of 30 May

1
Virgin Atlantic is to launch a cargo route from New York JFK to Brussels Airport on 1 June. Furthermore, Brussels Airlines is to fly...

Virgin Atlantic cuts 3,150 jobs, retires Boeing 747-400 fleet, leaves London Gatwick

0
Virgin Atlantic has announced plans to reshape and resize its business to ensure that it is fit for the future, in response to the...

Virgin Atlantic set to deliver over 43 million items of personal protective equipment and medical supplies to the UK from China

0
In April, Virgin Atlantic has successfully partnered with the Department of Health and Social Care and the NHS, operating nine cargo-only flights from...

Virgin Atlantic announces over 90 cargo-only flights a week in May

5
Scheduled cargo-only services to the US, Hong Kong and China, India, Israel and South Africa First-ever cargo-only flights from Dublin to London with...

Virgin Atlantic goes cargo-only to Tel Aviv

0
Scheduled cargo-only flights launch May 6th Twice-weekly services every Wednesday and Saturday Same-day connections to and from the US, China and South Africa ...

Virgin Atlantic delivers 3.5 million items of personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical supplies to the UK from China

0
In partnership with the Department of Health and Social Care and the NHS, Virgin Atlantic has so far operated five cargo-only flights from...

[Coronavirus] Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Unite fly in crucial medical supplies for the UK’s National Health Service

0
Virgin Atlantic has teamed up with Virgin Group’s not-for-profit foundation, Virgin Unite, to fly a special charter flight from Shanghai to London, bringing in...

[Coronavirus] Virgin Atlantic operates first ever cargo only charter

0
Virgin Atlantic operates its first-ever cargo-only charter, transporting essential medical and pharmaceutical goods from London to New York Flight cancellations for airlines across...

[Coronavirus] Virgin Atlantic takes drastic action and reduces flights by 80% to safeguard future against Covid-19

0
The airline urges the government to commit to clear, decisive, unwavering support Last week saw a rapid acceleration of the impact of Covid-19 on global...

KLM-Boston Consulting Group partnership to support Virgin Atlantic in digitising of operations

0
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG), known together as the KLM-BCG partnership in digital airline operations, have been appointed by...

Virgin Atlantic targets a bigger share of the UK-India market with new Manchester-Delhi service from October

0
A new route will see Virgin Atlantic fly to Delhi from Manchester for the first time. Starting on 26th October, the airline will operate...