Virgin Atlantic

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.  ...


Virgin Atlantic secures funds to avoid collapse in September

Virgin Atlantic is seemingly stepping out of deep water, as creditors approved a crucial rescue plan that secured its medium-term future....


Virgin Atlantic files for asset protection in the United States

Virgin Atlantic has filed for bankruptcy protection concerning its activities in the United States while it is still waiting for approval for its rescue plan of £1.2 billion announced in July 2020....


Virgin Atlantic sends Boeing 747 Ladybird to retirement

On July 15, 2020, Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747 embarked on a short, 30 minute hop from Manchester to St. Athan in Wales. The flight will be the last one for the airliner named Ladybird. ...


How investments made Delta Air Lines losses go from bad to worse

As Delta Air Lines announced a massive Q2 2020 net loss, one of the standing out numbers was its charge, related to investments in foreign airlines. Is Delta repeating the mistakes of a certain Middle East airline, or was it just a victim of circumstance?...


Virgin Atlantic seals new rescue deal, narrowly escapes collapse

Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic, which has balanced on the verge of collapse since the inception of the new Coronavirus pandemic, is set to be rescued by a new yet-to-be-announced £1.2 billion deal....


Virgin Atlantic announces resumption of services

Virgin Atlantic announced that starting July 2020, it will gradually ramp up its services to various international destinations. Most of the services are set to return in August 2020:...