Top News on Virgin Atlantic

  • Virgin Atlantic axes loss-making carrier Little Red


    ​Virgin Atlantic is to scrap its domestic UK short-haul operation, Little Red, in September next year after it proved unprofitable.


  • Other News for Virgin Atlantic

  • Virgin foresees firming 787-9 options and possible -10s


    Virgin Atlantic intends to exercise its Boeing 787-9 options and is looking at the -10 variant as a potential...


  • Virgin Atlantic trials wearable technology at Heathrow


    Virgin Atlantic staff are using Google Glass and Sony SmartWatch 2 technology as part of a pilot scheme aimed at...


  • INTERIORS: Arinc's Cabin Connect set to go live with Virgin Atlantic


    Arinc is nearing a major milestone with its Cabin Connect in-flight wi-fi system as Virgin Atlantic prepares to go...


  • News Listings for Virgin Atlantic

  • Avolon to acquire 787s from Virgin

    News | 30 Jan 2015 11:28 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Operating lessor Avolon has agreed a sale-and-leaseback deal covering four Boeing 787-9s with Virgin Atlantic, sources indicate.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Avolon-to-acquire-787s-from-Virgin-408483/
  • ANALYSIS: Unit revenues fall at American as competition increases

    News | 27 Jan 2015 20:01 | Edward Russell

    ​American Airlines misjudged the impact of increasing competition in some of its core markets during the fourth quarter, resulting in a continuing drop in passenger unit revenues.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Unit-revenues-fall-at-American-as-competition-increases-408353/
  • Orlando airport to break ground on expansion projects

    News | 26 Jan 2015 20:31 | Edward Russell

    ​Orlando International airport plans to break ground on multiple terminal expansion and improvement projects in the coming months, as it works to address traffic growth.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Orlando-airport-to-break-ground-on-expansion-projects-408317/
  • Domestic demand strong at Delta heading into 2015

    News | 21 Jan 2015 17:28 | Edward Russell

    ​Delta Air Lines sees strong domestic demand and solid revenue generation going into the first quarter of 2015, continuing the strength it saw last year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Domestic-demand-strong-at-Delta-heading-into-2015-408174/
  • Delta flips to Q4 loss on fuel hedge adjustments

    News | 20 Jan 2015 13:39 | Edward Russell

    ​Delta Air Lines reported an $828 million operating loss after special items during the fourth quarter, driven by negative mark-to-market adjustments to future fuel hedge settlements.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Delta-flips-to-Q4-loss-on-fuel-hedge-adjustments-408104/
  • ICBC Leasing sends massive financing RFP

    News | 14 Jan 2015 13:07 | Olivier Bonnassies

    China's ICBC Leasing has approached the banking market with a large request for proposals covering this year's new deliveries to 20 airlines, sources indicate.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ICBC-Leasing-sends-massive-financing-RFP-407887/