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  • Virgin Atlantic identifies first routes for 787-9


    ​Virgin Atlantic is to deploy its first Boeing 787-9 on the Boston route from London Heathrow, operating the service six times per week from 28 October.


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  • 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...


  • Virgin can deliver more value for Delta than for SIA: Bastian


    Delta Air Lines president Ed Bastian is confident that the carrier can extract far more value from its shareholding in...


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  • Virgin Atlantic mandates AerCap for another sale and leaseback

    News | 28 Aug 2014 13:17 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Operating lessor AerCap has signed another sale-and-leaseback agreement with Virgin Atlantic.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Atlantic-mandates-AerCap-for-another-sale-and-leaseback-403117/
  • Swiss yet to be convinced over Etihad-Darwin tie-up

    News | 22 Aug 2014 07:33 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Swiss regulators are still awaiting further information from Darwin Airline before making a final ruling on whether shareholder Etihad Airways’ involvement complies with ownership rules.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Swiss-yet-to-be-convinced-over-Etihad-Darwin-tie-up-402935/
  • ANALYSIS: Alliance shifts continue as joint ventures take hold

    News | 19 Aug 2014 11:41 | Graham Dunn

    While much of the attention among global alliance members has been on developing joint venture partnerships in key markets, it has still been a busy 12 months for all three groupings.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Alliance-shifts-continue-as-joint-ventures-take-hold-402794/
  • ANALYSIS: Sustainable fuel future is in reach – but ‘only with government support’

    News | 15 Aug 2014 15:51 | Dan Thisdell

    All forecasts point to dramatic growth in aviation over the coming decades – but can more flights and more passengers be accommodated without a significant increase in CO₂ emissions? A grouping of UK industry players including manufacturers, airlines, airports and air navigation service providers believes it is, indeed, possible – but only if the government takes active steps to support the development of biofuels.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Sustainable-fuel-future-is-in-reach-but-only-with-government-support-402740/
  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 28 July- 4 August 2014

    News | 04 Aug 2014 08:33

    ​SMBC Aviation Capital sells 737-500http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-jet-aircraft-transactions-28-July-4-August-2014-402332/
  • IAG chief voices confidence in transatlantic strategy

    News | 01 Aug 2014 16:30 | Niall O'Keeffe

    IAG chief executive Willie Walsh has reiterated his faith in the group's approach to managing transatlantic capacity, saying it reflects a "strong economy in the US" and having a "better alliance partner than some of our competitors".http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IAG-chief-voices-confidence-in-transatlantic-strategy-402313/