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BA fined again for price fixing

BA fined again for price fixing

3 November 2009 Airline News

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 and Amadeus sign three year agreement

Virgin Atlantic and Amadeus sign three year agreement

2 October 2009 Press Release Airline News

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.

It’s as easy as 123 - Virgin Atlantic’s new baggage policy

It’s as easy as 123 - Virgin Atlantic’s new baggage policy

10 September 2009 Press Release Airline News

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 to launch new Cowshed Spa at Gatwick Clubhouse

Virgin Atlantic to launch new Cowshed Spa at Gatwick Clubhouse

27 August 2009 Press Release Spa News

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 and Virgin ink joint bookings deal

Eurostar and Virgin ink joint bookings deal

25 August 2009 Travel Technology News

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.

Brown snubs BA for Virgin

Brown snubs BA for Virgin

18 August 2009 Airline News

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.