Change is in the Air
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.
The scores are in...
1 December 2017: Following on from our encouraging results in 2017, including reducing our aircraft emissions by 8%, we’re pleased to have improved our CDP score once again this year to an A- (Leadership). CDP is an international, not-for-profit organization providing a system for companies to report and share vital environmental information. Company performance is assessed and graded by CDP, allowing our key corporate customers, and ourselves, to track our progress against our peers.
Our 2017 Change is in the Air Sustainability Report is out now
26 June 2017: For all the latest on how we're doing against our targets, read our annual Sustainability Report.
Another amazing WE Day UK
22 March 2017: Since it began in 2014, we’ve have been proud supporters of WE Day UK. A celebration of the commitment young people have made to taking positive action on local and international issues.
Another gong for our LanzaTech partnership
27 January 2017: We’re thrilled to have picked up the Sustainable Transport & Travel award at the edie Sustainability Leaders Awards, recognising our ongoing partnership with LanzaTech.
Exciting progress for our innovative low carbon fuel partner
3 January 2017: Our low carbon fuel partner LanzaTech have received vital funding to build a demonstration-scale facility to produce low carbon jet and diesel fuels.
20 June 2016: We carried out an exciting project with our captains and academics on how we can be more fuel and carbon efficient. Read the press release here (78KB).
18 January 2016: We've scooped the Business Travel Award 2016 for Corporate Social Responsibility Programme.