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Virgin Atlantic A330

AirSpace user Slider has uploaded these photos of Virgin Atlantic A330 G-VSXY conducting a training flight to East Midlands airport. The aircraft is expected to enter service next month to Orlando.The first batch of 10 A330s ordered will not feature the carrier’s premium product, Upper Class, although later deliveries will. The carrier will lease four […]

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Image of the Week: Virgin Atlantic 747-400 in the new livery

This week’s Image of the Week (featured on page 3 of Flight International), is taken by AirSpace user eclipse. His photo depicts a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-400 in the new colours departing London Heathrow’s runway 27L around 8 August last year, around the time the aircraft entered into service in the new colours. Start a […]

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PICTURES & VIDEO: Virgin Atlantic unveils new livery

Virgin Atlantic has unveiled a new livery. The British carrier says the new design will be applied to its 38 aircraft and was first applied to Boeing 747-400 G-VROC “Mustang Sally”.“Virgin Atlantic has a strong history of investing during downturns and we believe that our new livery and the forthcoming delivery of the Airbus A330-300 […]

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PICTURES & VIDEO: Virgin Atlantic celebrating 10 years of flying to Las Vegas in burlesque style

Burlesque star Dita Von Teese helped Sir Richard Branson celebrate Virgin Atlantic’s 10th anniversary of flying to Las Vegas. Dita has been immortalised as a one-off Las Vegas-inspired flying lady on the nose of a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-400. Dita and Sir Richard posed for pictures at Las Vegas McCarran Airport yesterday. See the videos below. The […]

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Red Arrows and Virgin Atlantic Flying Formation

These photos by Steve Parsons depict Virgin Atlantic’s flagship 747 ‘Lady Penelope’ in a flying formation with the Red Arrows from the Biggin Hill Airshow. (‘Lady Penelope’ is also being called ‘Birthday Girl’ in honour of the airline’s 25th anniversary.) Last Monday Virgin Atlantic announced an order for 10 A330 aircraft.To see the great detail, […]

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Sir Richard Branson’s choice … before Virgin Atlantic’s first flight to Newark

Sir Richard Branson has chosen this image as Image of the Day. It was taken on 22 June 1984 before take off at London’s Heathrow bound for Newark.  Sir Richard is on the steps up to the Maiden Voyager, the airline’s first aircraft, a Boeing 747, with an array of celebrities popular at the time. From left […]

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Three Virgin tails at LAX

Here are three Virgin tails lined up for the first time at Los Angeles International following the launch of Virgin Blue’s long-haul arm V Australia on Friday 27 February with an inaugural flight from Sydney. Tails are (left to right) Virgin Atlantic A340-600 registered G-VWEB, V Australia Boeing 777-300ER registered VH-VOZ, Virgin America A320-200 registered N622VA.

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Stefan the pilot having a flirt with Virgin’s Scarlett Lady

To celebrate Virgin Atlantic’s 25th birthday Sir Richard Branson has gone off on a world tour on his own airline and invited Flightglobal’s Victoria Moores and Stefan the pilot. The two are twittering their way around the world in eight days with the Virgin Group entrepreneur complete with news, blogs and images on each leg of […]

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Virgin A340-300 in fire emergency

Initial inspection of Virgin Atlantic‘s long-haul Airbus fleet, after a fire emergency on an A340-300, has found a number of aircraft missing wiring-protection components in the area of their on-board bar units. Continue reading…

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