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Virgin Atlantic’s Airbus A350 offers customers free access to Inmarsat’s connectivity solution for the next 30 days

Let's celebrate! What? Virgin Atlantic’s latest aircraft entering commercial service - Airbus A350! How? Offering customers free access to Inmarsat’s award-winning connectivity solution for the next 30 days! Browse the internet, check social media, instant message and more across devices! Inmarsat announced that its award-winning GX Aviation inflight broadban...

Virgin Atlantic encourages STEM & aviation careers for girls

If we say women in aviation, what is the first job you are thingking about? We bet it is Flight attendant.. Second position would be most probably a Pilot. But what do you know about women in aviation engineering?  Current statistics from the Women’s Engineering Society indicate that only 12% of the UK engineering workforce is female and similar statistics show that only 4.3...

Boarding between U.K. and United States - latest updates from Virgin Atlantic and Delta

For all passenger flying between UK and United States - some immportant updates, which can improve your travel experience! Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are boosting flights between the U.K and U.S. from next summer, which sees Delta join Virgin Atlantic at Gatwick Airport for the first time together.  It means that between the two airlines, capacity across the Atlantic has increased...

Headspace and Virgin Atlantic Aids Passengers, Pilots, Crew and Staff In Managing Jet Lag and Travel Stress

Travel, stress and jet lag... Sounds familiar? Doesn't matter if you are a passenger or crew member. This is something important and companies are still looking for best solutions in order to minimize the impact of these factors. Headspace and Virgin Atlantic announced the launch of Sleep by Headspace offered on-board to the airline’s passengers, pilots, crew and staff as th...

GX Aviation inflight broadband solution will ensure TOP quality service for Virgin Atlantic passengers

Virgin Atlantic’s brand new Airbus A350-1000 aircraft will offer passengers GX Aviation inflight broadband solution ! It allows passengers to seamlessly browse the internet, check social media, instant message and more, with speeds on par with mobile broadband on the ground. Virgin Atlantic is scheduled to receive 12 Airbus A350-1000s over the next three years, with GX...

Virgin Atlantic’s Hong Kong crews call strike

Hong Kong-based Virgin Atlantic cabin crew will stage a wildcat strike starting tomorrow, December 21, in a bid to stave off job losses announced by the British airline last month. Travellers flying Virgin Atlantic this Christmas are being warned the London flight may not take-off as a result of the industrial action which will start on December 21st until January 1st. Action is being taken...

Branson Airline Lands EUR304 Million - Without Selling Its Lucrative Heathrow Slots

Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic Airways said it raised 220 million pounds (EUR304 million) from Europe's first-ever bonds secured against airport operating slots. The issue, backed by scarce take-off and landing positions at London's Heathrow airport, will help finance long- term investments including the purchase of new aircraft Virgin said. The deal is the company...