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Virgin Atlantic Ltd 2018 Financial Results
Virgin Atlantic Ltd has released its annual financial results for the year ended 31st December 2018.
Virgin Atlantic raises the bar for its first A350-1000
Virgin Atlantic has unveiled details of its long-awaited Airbus A350-1000 aircraft, which includes an entirely new Upper Class cabin, featuring a brand new suite and social space.
Virgin Atlantic and Delta to launch flights to Boston and New York from London Gatwick
Virgin Atlantic and Delta have today announced plans to grow at London Gatwick – with the introduction of two new routes to Boston Logan and New York JFK from summer 2020.
Virgin Atlantic set to soar in South America for the first time
Virgin Atlantic is delighted to announce it will be launching flights between London Heathrow and São Paulo, Brazil in 2020.
Virgin Atlantic, Air France and KLM launch codeshare partnership
The partnership offers Virgin Atlantic customers up to 58 new routes from 18 UK airports across the Atlantic via Paris and Amsterdam.
Virgin Atlantic launches new service between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv
Virgin Atlantic is delighted to announce it will be launching flights between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv, Israel with the first flight taking place on 25 September 2019.
Virgin Atlantic, Stobart Group and Cyrus confirm offer for Flybe
The Boards of Flybe and Connect Airways, a company bringing together Virgin Atlantic Limited, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital, are pleased to announce that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash offer for Flybe.
Virgin Atlantic launches world first NoLo onboard drinks menu
Virgin Atlantic is launching the world’s first no and low alcohol cocktail menu at 35,000 feet.
Launched in January 2019, the No Lo menu has been designed in partnership with Seedlip, the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirits and Regal Rogue, the Australian quaffing vermouth and is available across in Economy, Premium and Upper Class cabins.
Flybe - Statement 2 - 19 December 2018
Following our statement on 23 November 2018, Virgin Atlantic confirms that we continue to review our options in respect of Flybe, including potentially making an offer for Flybe. Discussions with Flybe and its management are continuing. Virgin Atlantic emphasises there can be no certainty that any offer will be made nor as to the terms upon which any offer may be made.
Flybe - Statement 1 - 23 November 2018
Virgin Atlantic notes the recent media speculation related to Flybe. Virgin Atlantic has a trading and codeshare relationship and confirms that it is reviewing its options in respect of Flybe, which range from enhanced commercial arrangements to a possible offer for Flybe. Virgin Atlantic emphasises that there can be no certainty that an offer will be made nor as to the terms of any offer.
Virgin Atlantic and Aeromexico announce new codeshare partnership
The new codeshare deal opens up a variety of Mexican destinations to UK travellers including Mexico City, Cancun and Guadalajara
Red blazers are out and festive jumpers are in at Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic is bringing the magic of Christmas to 35,000 feet by introducing its very own Christmas jumper for the festive period.
'Doors to manual, darling...'
Virgin Holidays and Virgin Atlantic have teamed up with NYC & Company and the Alliance for Downtown New York to stage the UK’s first-ever 'Pride Flight' – bringing hundreds of British holiday-makers to New York City for World Pride next year.
easyJet extends ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ to new connections airline partner Virgin Atlantic
easyJet, Europe's leading airline, has today announced that it has signed up Virgin Atlantic as a new airline partner to its unique connections service ‘Worldwide by easyJet’.
Virgin Group and Virgin Atlantic announce their intention to launch a new Virgin loyalty programme
Powered by the currency of Virgin Atlantic’s Flying Club
Virgin Atlantic becomes first airline to achieve NDC standard 18.1 as part of its distribution evolution
Virgin Atlantic has become the first airline to achieve Level 3 Certification on the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) New Distribution Capability (NDC), standard 18.1.
Virgin Atlantic to cease flying between Dubai and London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic has today announced that it will withdraw flights between Dubai and London Heathrow from 31 March 2019.
Air France-KLM, Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic Sign Definitive Agreements to Strengthen Trans-Atlantic Partnership
Air France-KLM, Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic Limited have today signed definitive agreements paving the way forward for their expanded trans-Atlantic joint venture.
Virgin Atlantic 2017 financial results
Virgin Atlantic Ltd has released its annual financial results for the year ended 31 December 2017 – reporting a pre-tax loss of £28.4 million before tax and exceptional items.
Virgin Atlantic unveil three new ways to fly as part of multimillion pound investment in Economy
Recognising that one size doesn’t fit all, from spring 2018 Virgin Atlantic will introduce ‘Economy Delight, ‘Economy Classic’ and ‘Economy Light’ tickets. The three new ways to fly will allow customers to choose the product that suits their budget and travel style – but never compromise on inclusive food and drink, unrivalled service, and inflight entertainment.
Virgin Atlantic reaches new heights in Manchester
Virgin Atlantic has announced its biggest ever season of flying from Manchester Airport, with nearly 40,000 more seats available to book in 2018.
Virgin Atlantic becomes the first airline in Europe to be fully WiFi connected
Virgin Atlantic has become the first airline in Europe to offer WiFi across its entire fleet – ensuring customers can remain connected across flights to and from the US, Caribbean, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
Air France-KLM, Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic to Strengthen Transatlantic Partnerships
The Air France-KLM Group (AF:EN Paris), Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) and Virgin Atlantic Limited today announced their intention to expand their strategic partnership and offer customers access to the most comprehensive transatlantic route network via an extensive joint venture.