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Virgin recruits inflight beauty therapists

Virgin Atlantic is recruiting 100

inflight beauty therapists by July this year.  This significant recruitment

drive will meet the airline’s expansion plans for 2007, which include the

launch of flights to Chicago in April, Nairobi in June and Mauritius in

October, along with an extra daily service to Washington during the summer



Sara Wilce, Virgin Touch Manager for Virgin Atlantic, commented:


    “The Inflight Beauty Therapist must be one of the most glamorous

    jobs in the airline industry!  We are delighted to be welcoming more

    inflight beauty therapists to the airline and are looking forward to

    having more stars to add to our impressive team.  This unique

    service started in 1990.  Since then it has gone from strength to

    strength and is a real hit with our Upper Class passengers.”


Inflight Beauty Therapists have been onboard Virgin Atlantic flights since

the airline’s inaugural flight to Los Angeles in 1990.  The service, which

includes treatments such as Back In The Clouds, Hot Hands and Handsome

Hands Manicure, is extremely popular with its Upper Class passengers and

there are now over 250 inflight beauty therapists working at the airline.

The service is available on all return flights out of Heathrow.  The

services are complimentary and are intended to produce a feeling of well

being and alleviate tension and the affects of jet lag.


Applicants will be able to apply online at from

January 2007 and interviews for successful applicants will be held at

regular intervals over the first quarter of the year.  Successful

applicants will undertake a nine-week training course, which comprises of

flight skills, customer care and the Virgin Atlantic service, safety

equipment and procedures, medical training and a Virgin Touch Beauty

Therapy course.  For more information, log onto