Virgin Atlantic Watermark

Virgin Atlantic Credit Card Review (2019)

The Virgin Atlantic World Elite Mastercard® may not be on many peoples' radar, but the card has an excellent sign-up bonus and some perks that are at least worth being aware of. So in this post I wanted to take a closer look at the card, and also compare…

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Filed Under: Credit Card Reviews, Virgin
Virgin Atlantic New Upper Class 2

Virgin Atlantic Mastercard Up To 80K Bonus

The Virgin Atlantic World Elite Mastercard is a card that's often overlooked, but that can definitely be worth considering. The card has an excellent sign-up bonus, Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles have some great uses, and the card even has some unique…

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Filed Under: Credit Cards, Virgin
Virgin Atlantic A350

Delta & Virgin Atlantic’s 2020 Transatlantic Expansion

Delta and Virgin Atlantic have a transatlantic joint venture, and as part of that the airlines have just announced some significant expansion for next summer. There are a couple of things that make this interesting, right off the bat: -- In April 2019…

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Filed Under: Delta, Virgin
Virgin Atlantic Social Area

Virgin Atlantic Schedules 4x Daily A350 Flights To New York

It's an exciting time for British Airways and Virgin Atlantic, as the two airlines are both in the process of starting service with their A350s, and are also both introducing a new business class product along with that. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic…

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Virgin Atlantic A330

New Delta, Air France-KLM, And Virgin Atlantic Joint Venture

It looks like there's a new transatlantic joint venture on the horizon, and this is going to be an interesting one... A joint venture is the highest level of cooperation you can have between two airlines. When airlines form a joint venture they coordinate…

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Filed Under: Air France/KLM, Delta
Virgin Australia 777

Could Turkish Airlines Buy Virgin Australia Stake?

While Virgin Australia is a lovely airline to fly with, they're a confused airline when it comes to the business side of things. The airline's ownership structure doesn't give it a very clear direction as to what it should do -- for example, the airline…

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Filed Under: Turkish, Virgin
Tokyo

Introduction: Falling In Love With Japan

Welcome to my next trip report, covering travel in ANA first class to Japan using an incredible mileage deal, as well as stays at several hotels that I've been wanting to stay at for a while. Ford had never been to Japan before (other than connecting…

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Filed Under: ANA, Hotels
Virgin Atlantic Social Area

Great Fares In Virgin Atlantic’s New A350 Upper Class

Virgin Atlantic's new A350-1000 will be their first plane to feature the new Upper Class seats, which look like a significant improvement over their current business class. Just a couple of days ago, Virgin Atlantic formally scheduled their first A350…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Virgin
Virgin Atlantic New Upper Class 2

Virgin Atlantic Schedules First A350 Route

It's an exciting year for business class in the UK, as both British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are debuting their new business class seats this year on the A350-1000. British Airways has already revealed four long haul routes to get their A350, and…

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Ana First Class Watermark

Amex’s 30% Virgin Atlantic Transfer Bonus (Last Chance)

Since the beginning of May, the US American Express Membership Rewards program has been offering a 30% bonus on points transfers to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club. This post is a reminder that this promotion expires on Monday, July 1, 2019, so you have…

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Filed Under: American Express, Virgin
Delta Business Class 767 – 2

Flying Club Awards On Delta Get Even Better

I've written in the past about how redeeming Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles on Delta can be a spectacular value. The idea is that Delta SkyMiles has dynamic award pricing, and in many cases the award rates for travel on Delta can be outrageous, even…

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Filed Under: Awards, Delta
Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse

Video: James Corden Works At Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse

James Corden of "The Late Late Show" does a segment called "Take A Break," where he basically "works" somewhere for a short period of time. He does this at all kinds of businesses, though this week a segment aired that might interest some of you. James…

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Filed Under: Videos, Virgin
A330 900 Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic Orders A330-900neos

The Paris Air Show is taking place this week, and it usually results in quite a few aircraft orders. It looks like Virgin Atlantic is one of the first airlines to have a big announcement. Virgin Atlantic has today announced that they've placed an order…

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Virgin Atlantic 787

Virgin Atlantic’s Mumbai Flight Now Bookable

Last week I wrote about Virgin Atlantic's continued expansion. So far this year Virgin Atlantic has announced new routes to Tel Aviv and Sao Paulo, and last week they announced yet another route. Virgin Atlantic will be launching daily flights between…

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A330 Delta One

Redeeming Virgin Atlantic Miles On Delta: An Amazing Value

Often you'll find that the best options for redeeming miles are using partner award charts. In other words, the airlines you often want to fly aren't the airlines with which you want to collect miles, and vice versa. There are tons of amazing arbitrage…

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Filed Under: Awards, Delta
Emirates First Class A380 – 41

Cheers: The 6 Best Airplane Bars

While airlines are doing everything they can to squeeze more seats onto planes in economy, in many cases airlines are increasingly allocating more space to first and business class. For the most part this comes in the form of more comfortable and spacious…

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Filed Under: Emirates, Etihad