24 Facts About Virgin Atlantic

1. Virgin Atlantic partners with Virgin Australia which could provide feed and onward domestic connections.

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2. Virgin Atlantic still flies from London to Hong Kong, but now operates the flights using much more fuel efficient Boeing 787 Dreamliners.

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3. Virgin Atlantic used to fly to Australia, with daily flights from London Heathrow to Sydney, via Hong Kong.

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4. In 2009 Virgin Atlantic celebrated its 25th anniversary in the midst of the global recession with the multi-award winning Still Red Hot campaign.

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5. In 2009 Virgin Atlantic celebrated its 25th anniversary with the multi-award winning Still Red Hot campaign.

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6. Virgin Atlantic has announced that it will move to AIR4, an innovative suite of passenger service systems.

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7. Virgin Atlantic uses three different classes on their aeroplanes: Economy, Economy and Upper Class.

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8. Virgin Atlantic owns 25 Airbus A340 aeroplanes and 13 Boeing 747 aeroplanes.

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9. Virgin Atlantic is owned by 2 companies, Virgin Group and Singapore Airlines.

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10. Virgin Atlantic now serves over 30 fabulous destinations worldwide from dazzling cities and dream family holidays in North America to African adventures, relaxing Caribbean Islands or a taste of the exotic in Asia.

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11. Virgin Atlantic has become the first airline to serve non-alcoholic 'spirits' after signing an exclusive agreement with Seedlip.

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12. Virgin Atlantic was developed as an offshoot of Richard Branson's Virgin Group, which was better known at the time as a leading light in the world of pop and rock music.

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13. Virgin Atlantic offers the widest range of non-stop scheduled flights between the UK and Florida as part of their comprehensive network of transatlantic services.

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14. Virgin Atlantic said in a statement that "A small number of our pilots have voted for industrial action.

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15. Virgin Atlantic is entering discussions with the union British Airline Pilots' Association to review these, but has not included the PPU in the negotiations.

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16. Virgin Atlantic said it did not expect and disruption to its schedule.

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17. Virgin Atlantic is entering into discussions with the British Airline Pilots' Association to review these, but has not included the PPU in the negotiations.

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18. Virgin Atlantic said a "small number" of its pilots had voted for industrial action.

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19. Virgin Atlantic said it did not expect any disruption to its schedule.

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20. Virgin Atlantic does not recognise the PPU despite the fact it represents the largest number of the airline's pilots, instead opting to deal only with the British Airline Pilots Association‚Äč.

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21. Virgin Atlantic uses a mixed fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft.

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22. In late 2018, Virgin Atlantic were rated 83rd in the world in energy efficiency, behind many of their competitors.

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23. Virgin Atlantic would retain its independence as a UK airline with a UK operating certificate, and will continue to fly under the Virgin brand.

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24. In September 2014 Virgin Atlantic announced plans to scrap flights to Tokyo, Mumbai, Vancouver and Cape Town, and to codeshare transatlantic flights with Delta Air Lines; the company was reported to be considering axing its new Little Red domestic airline after suffering heavy losses.

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