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Introducing Economy Light,
Classic and Delight. Be choosy.

The way we fly Economy is changing, and one size doesn’t fit all. When you choose to fly Virgin Atlantic, you'll enjoy all the creature comforts we've become famous for, with more choice and control over the features you layer on top. 

Economy Delight means you can speed through the airport by using Premium check in desks, enjoy priority boarding, and get first dibs on overhead storage before settling into your extra legroom seat with 34" seat pitch.

Economy Classic comes with advanced seat assignment included*, so there's no worries about paying extra to get the seats you want, next to the people you want. 

And if you're happy to pack less, Economy Light means you still get everything you’d expect on a great flight - but at a price you wouldn’t. 

All our new Economy services include delicious food, entertainment and irresistible personal service. Whichever you choose, you can start your journey quickly and easily by checking in online 24 hours before departure.

*If your booking was made before 17 March 2018, you'll still have to pay to assign your seat.

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It's the special touches that make our Economy cabin so comfortable. Take a look around one of our 787's

Alert! All of our Economy services include:

  • Free 10kg hand luggage 
  • Complimentary drinks and snacks throughout
  • A choice of tasty three course meals 
  • Over 300 hours of inflight entertainment
  • Inseat power for your devices
  • Onboard WiFi (from £4.99)
  • Goodie packs for kids on all ex UK flights

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Choose how you fly

Economy Light

Pack light and pay less.

  Meals, drinks and snacks included

 Hand luggage only

 Free seat selection at check in

Economy Classic

Little extras that make a big difference.

  Meals, drinks and snacks included

 2 x 23kg checked bag^

 Free seat selection at any time

 Upgradeable with miles

Economy Delight

A bit more legroom, a lot more style.

  Meals, drinks and snacks included

 2 x 23kg checked bag^

 Free seat selection at any time

 Upgradeable with miles

 Extra legroom seat

 Premium check in

 Priority boarding

* Psst - If you're booking Economy Light you can also pay to choose your preferred seat for £30 in My booking up to 24 hours before you fly. 

^ Please note the checked bag allowance applies to all flights departing Delhi.

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Light, Classic or Delight. What's the deal?  Here's a handy table to help you decide.

Tempted to upgrade?


Relax with a glass of welcome bubbly onboard, stretch out in your spacious leather seat, and enjoy a choice of dishes and wine from our Premium menu.