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Sustainability Report 2018
Our 2018 Change is in the Air Sustainability Report is available now.
Low-carbon jet fuel breakthrough
22 March 2018: It's ten years since we became the first commercial airline to operate a flight using a sustainable aviation fuel mix. Now, the race is on for the world’s first truly low-carbon, commercially-affordable solution to traditional fossil jet fuel.
24 January 2018: We’re delighted to win the Employee Engagement and Behaviour Change award at the edie Sustainability Leaders Awards, recognising our airline Captains’ efficient flying study.
Inspiring students to ‘Be The Change’ on a Virgin Atlantic Scholarship to India
2 January 2018: The annual Virgin Atlantic 'Be the Change' Volunteer Trip Scholarship is an integral part of our partnership with WE. And applications are now open for 2018. 30 young people aged 12-18 will travel to one of our WE Villages communities in Rajasthan, India. It’s a once in a lifetime trip – but don’t just take our word for it.