Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are boosting flights between the UK and US from next summer, which sees Delta join Virgin in serving Gatwick Airport together for the first time.
Customers can now book flights on Virgin Atlantic’s brand-new Airbus A350 aircraft. The new planes feature an entirely redesigned upper-class cabin, as well as the airline’s new social space - the Loft.
A Virgin Atlantic flight has been forced to make an emergency landing in Boston after a fire broke out on board. A device, believed to be an external battery pack for a mobile phone, burst into flames on the Airbus A330.
Virgin Atlantic has appointed Corneel Koster to the role of executive vice president, customer. Koster joins Virgin from joint venture partner Delta Air Lines, where he currently holds the role of senior vice president - Europe, Middle East, Africa and India.
Mark Anderson has been appointed chief executive of Connect Airways. Jointly owned by Virgin Atlantic, Stobart Group and fund manager Cyrus Capital Partners, the new entity will take control of struggling regional carrier Flybe.
Virgin Atlantic is partnering with Air France-KLM to enhance the bluebiz small and medium-sized enterprise corporate loyalty programme in the UK. These up-and-coming businesses have always been key to the Virgin Atlantic brand, the airline said.
Virgin Atlantic is relaunching flights between London Heathrow and Mumbai, India, for the first time in four years. Tickets will go on sale next Tuesday, with the first service set to take off on October 27th.
Virgin Atlantic has unveiled details of its Airbus A350-1000 aircraft, which includes an entirely new Upper Class cabin, featuring a brand new suite and social space.
Virgin Atlantic and Delta have announced plans to grow at London Gatwick – with the introduction of two new routes to Boston Logan and New York JFK from summer 2020.
A consortium led by Virgin Atlantic and Stobart Air has completed the takeover of stricken regional carrier Flybe. All Flybe assets and operations are now owned by Connect Airways and Flybe flights continue to operate as normal, according to a statement from the company.