Articles Tagged ‘Virgin Atlantic’
Virgin Atlantic’s newest aircraft – an A330neo – is set to honour Queen Elizabeth II. Named ‘Queen of the Skies’, the aircraft will feature the registration G-VEII and enter service in April, flying from London Heathrow to destinations including Miami, New York and Tampa.
Virgin Atlantic is continuing its transatlantic expansion with a new direct route from London Heathrow to Tampa, launching on 3 November 2022. The new year-round service will initially operate four times a week before increasing to daily from 28 November.
Virgin Atlantic has continued the expansion of its portfolio of services to the Caribbean with the relaunch of its twice-weekly route to Tobago from London Heathrow. Departing every Tuesday and Saturday, flights are operated with the A330-300.
Virgin Atlantic has announced a new codeshare agreement with LATAM Airlines. Customers booking through Virgin Atlantic are now able to travel from Heathrow direct to São Paulo, as well as connecting onwards onto 12 domestic airports in Brazil including Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Florianopolis.
Virgin Atlantic CCO to deliver joint keynote with Virgin Voyages and Virgin Hyperloop at Future Travel Experience Global
Our friends at Future Travel Experience host their highly-acclaimed FTE Global event in Las Vegas on 7-9 December. In an opening keynote, Juha Jarvinen, Chief Commercial Officer, Virgin Atlantic, will be joined by Mariana Fonseca Medina, VP of eCommerce, Virgin Voyages, and Diana Zhou, Senior Director of Global Business Development, Virgin Hyperloop.
Virgin Atlantic launched a twice-weekly route from London Heathrow to the Bahamas on 20 November 2021. The service departs Heathrow, arriving in Nassau and then travelling on to Montego Bay, and is operated with the airline’s B787-9 aircraft.
US reopening: British Airways and Virgin Atlantic celebrate with dual take-off from London to New York
The US relaxed entry requirements on 8 November 2021. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic celebrated the return of transatlantic travel with a dual take-off of their first flights from London Heathrow to New York JFK.
Virgin Atlantic will set up home in Edinburgh later this year, offering direct services to Barbados and Orlando. The route to Barbados will be Scotland’s only direct service to the Caribbean and will launch on 5 December 2021. Flights to Orlando will launch on 30 March 2022.
Air Canada begins Toronto – Doha, American launches TWO routes from Daytona Beach, Wizz Air starts Gibraltar, and MANY more.
Virgin Atlantic began Heathrow – Islamabad on 12 December and -Lahore the following day. Islamabad is by far the top Pakistani city to the UK.
Virgin Atlantic began Manchester – Islamabad on 10 December, the first of its new Pakistan routes to take off in the wake of PIA’s pulldown.
Routes Reconnected: “Quick wins are where you can combine passenger and cargo demand,” Virgin Atlantic says
Routes Reconnected put the spotlight on Europe in a panel session featuring senior stakeholders from Virgin Atlantic, Avinor, and Berlin Brandenburg.