Virgin Atlantic

Future with eVTOL: Virgin Atlantic & American Airlines order 400 electric plane

A British air carrier Virgin Atlantic and the American air carrier American Airlines (A1G) (AAL) signed two separate purchase deals with Vertical Aerospace, under which both companies will acquire a total of up to 400 electric vertical take-offs and landing (eVTOL) aircraft combined. Virgin Atlantic committed to purchasing up to 150 fully electric zero-emissions VA-X4 aircraft capable of flying over 100 miles while carrying four passengers onboar...


Virgin Atlantic eyes transatlantic service return, posts £659 million loss

British air carrier Virgin Atlantic posted a pre-tax loss of £659 million in 2020....


JetBlue looking forward to Virgin Atlantic competition

JetBlue is ready to challenge Virgin Atlantic on transatlantic routes, the airline’s president says....


Virgin Atlantic eyes full fleet return by October 2021

Virgin Atlantic CEO Shai Weiss said he was expecting to fly a full fleet by October or November 2021....


British Airways, Virgin Atlantic call for transatlantic flights opening

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are pushing the government to establish a travel corridor between the UK and the US....


Laser dazzles Virgin Atlantic captain, flight returns to LHR

A Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787 captain had his vision affected by a laser pointed from the ground, forcing the aircraft to turn back to London Heathrow Airport....


Virgin Atlantic last Boeing 747 departs for final flight

British air carrier Virgin Atlantic says farewell to its last Boeing 747....


Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747 to turn into pretty troop carrier

Virgin Atlantic farewelled its final Boeing 747. The “Pretty Woman” is set to start a second life as an American troop carrier.  ...


Road to recovery: Virgin Atlantic to sell its Dreamliners

In an effort to survive one of the toughest winters in aviation history, Virgin Atlantic Airways made a deal to sell two of its newest aircraft. ...


Virgin Atlantic Cargo prepares to transport COVID-19 vaccine

Virgin Atlantic Cargo sharpens knives and launches a new pharma service to distribute the future COVID-19 vaccine.  ...