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Flybe becomes Virgin Connect; a move crucial for Virgin Atlantic
Rytis Beresnevicius
Civil Aviation
Flybe becomes Virgin Connect; a move crucial for Virgin Atlantic

Starting from 2020, Flybe will now officially be known as Virgin Connect. The rebranding, which was hinted since the Con...


Virgin Atlantic to phase out last A340s by end of 2019
Merve Kara
Civil Aviation
Virgin Atlantic to phase out last A340s by end of 2019

Virgin Atlantic to phase out its last remaining Airbus A340-600s at the end of 2019 as it announces new order for 14 Air...


‘Flymaybe’ no more: Flybe set for Virgin-led makeover
Ruta Burbaite
Civil Aviation
‘Flymaybe’ no more: Flybe set for Virgin-led makeover

Once written-off as another European airline headed for collapse, the struggling British regional airline Flybe finally...


Airbus steals the show with 118 orders on first day
Paris Air Show
Events
Airbus steals the show with 118 orders on first day

Half a day after the opening of the Paris Air Show, Airbus already accumulates three orders for its aircraft, including...


Did a Virgin Atlantic Boeing really fly faster than sound?
AeroTime Team
Civil Aviation
Did a Virgin Atlantic Boeing really fly faster than sound?

"Fair winds and following seas" ‒ a Virgin Atlantic’s Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner reached a thrilling speed...


EU clears acquisition of 31% of Virgin Atlantic by Air France-KLM
Clement Charpentreau
Civil Aviation
EU clears acquisition of 31% of Virgin Atlantic by Air France-KLM

The joint venture of Air France KLM, Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic pose no threat to competition within the Europe...


Virgin Atlantic drops idea of launching low-cost
Ina Hladyshava
Civil Aviation
Virgin Atlantic drops idea of launching low-cost

British Virgin Atlantic Airways was numerously reported considering its own low-cost airline, however, ditched the plan...


AeroBrief | From big orders to strike shadow at Virgin Atlantic
Clement Charpentreau
Civil Aviation
AeroBrief | From big orders to strike shadow at Virgin Atlantic

What’s up above our heads on November 15, 2018? The Pentagon orders 255 additional F-35s from Lockheed Martin. Vie...


AeroBrief | Lufthansa cuts profit, AirAsia X rethinks A330neos
Zivile Zalagenaite
Civil Aviation
AeroBrief | Lufthansa cuts profit, AirAsia X rethinks A330neos

AirAsia X might not be bringing its A330neos fleet to 100 planes; Lufthansa posts a profit decline, blames rise of costs...


Dreamliner’s chilling near-miss: drone came within 10ft of plane
Ruta Burbaite
Civil Aviation
Dreamliner’s chilling near-miss: drone came within 10ft of plane

On June 25, 2018, one of Virgin Atlantic’s Boeing 787-9s came very close to a tragedy when upon its approach to Lo...