Chief executives from leading UK-based airlines have added their voices to calls for the prime minister to ensure an aviation recovery roadmap is announced next week.
Virgin Atlantic has introduced unlimited free date and flight changes for new bookings as part of a series of enhancements to give further flexibility to customers and support their future travel plans.
Virgin Atlantic has completed “financing transactions” relating to two Boeing 787 aircraft in partnership with Griffin Global Asset Management and Bain Capital Credit.
Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, joins Virgin Atlantic as the carrier says goodbye to the Boeing 747 for the last time at Heathrow Airport
With a significant proportion of Pakistani diaspora living in the region, the new services will provide vital connectivity for friends and relatives visiting family and loved ones.
Virgin Atlantic has returned to its home in the north, Manchester Airport, with the relaunch of flights to Barbados. The return also sees the introduction of its Boeing 787 to the airport for the first time.
The results of pre-departure testing trials carried out by four transatlantic carriers at Heathrow will be brought together by a study commissioned by the airport.
Virgin Atlantic customers flying to Barbados or onwards to Antigua and Grenada on selected flights will receive a free, rapid, point of care, pre-departure lateral flow antigen test at Heathrow.
Government plans to introduce a test and release system for travellers arriving in England have been broadly welcomed by the trade – but there are calls to go further.
The cargo operation at the airline has unveiled new capabilities as it prepares to participate in the logistical complexities of distributing Covid-19 vaccines around the world.