BTN interviews Steve Ridgway, CEO, Virgin Atlantic Airways on winnng World’s Leading Transatlantic Airline at the 16th annual World Travel Awards staged at the five-star Grosvenor House, a JW Hotel in London
British Airways has been fined almost £3m after pleading guilty to taking part in a cartel that fixed prices on air cargo in Canada. The carrier was fined £121.5m in July 2007 for a separate price-fixing cartel with Virgin Atlantic involving surcharges on passenger fares.
Virgin Atlantic, the award-winning long-haul airline, today announced its highly acclaimed Flying Without Fear course—with a success rate in excess of 98%—is now available as an app for the iPhone and iPod touch from the App Store—the first of its kind.
Virgin Atlantic calls on Conservative Party to scrap further increases in air passenger duty if they win power at 2010 election
Virgin Atlantic, one of the world’s leading long-haul airlines, today announced it has selected Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power its new Airbus fleet of 10 A330-300s. The aircraft are due for delivery from early 2011.
Amadeus, a global leader in technology and distribution solutions for the travel and tourism industry, has signed a worldwide agreement with Virgin Atlantic to ensure travel agents have access to the airline’s full range of content.
Virgin Atlantic is the only travel brand to make it onto the prestigious 2009/10 CoolBrands Top 20 list
Virgin Atlantic, the award-winning long-haul airline, today unveiled its new baggage policy – making it as easy as 123 for travellers. From 25 November 2009, Virgin Atlantic will be introducing a “piece system” across its network for all tickets booked after that date.
Virgin Atlantic is to offer even more luxury to its premium leisure passengers departing from Gatwick Airport for the Caribbean, Orlando or Las Vegas. The airline is revamping its Clubhouse at Gatwick and will be unveiling a brand new Cowshed Spa.
Eurostar has signed an e-ticketing deal with Virgin Atlantic that allows consumers to buy train tickets at the same time as they book their flights. The move is designed to open up bookings of the high-speed train operator to more overseas travellers to the UK.
Passengers travelling on Virgin Atlantic, one of the world’s leading long-haul airlines, can now book Eurostar tickets for onward high-speed journeys between London, Paris and Brussels.
British Airways has suffered another blow after losing a contract to Virgin Atlantic to fly Gordon Brown and his entourage to the G20 summit in Pittsburgh.