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Virgin Atlantic Introduces Free Coronavirus Insurance

Virgin Atlantic has just become the second global airline to offer coronavirus insurance to passengers, following a similar move from Emirates about a month ago. Virgin Atlantic has today announced plans to introduce free COVID-19 insurance coverage…

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Virgin Atlantic Files For Chapter 15 Bankruptcy

A few weeks ago Virgin Atlantic revealed the full details of its planned recapitalization, and this week the airline has filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy in US courts. What exactly is going on here, and is this as big of a deal as one might think? For…

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Virgin Atlantic Secures New Financing

There has been lots of uncertainty about Virgin Atlantic's future. While the airline is resuming service as of July 20 and is undergoing a major restructuring, up until now the airline lacked the financing to continue operations for much longer. Virgin…

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Full Details: Virgin Atlantic Resuming Flights

In March 2020 Virgin Atlantic more or less discontinued scheduled passenger flights in light of the current pandemic. In early June the airline outlined schedules to resume flights to five destinations, and the airline has now revealed plans to add flights…

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What’s Going On With Virgin Atlantic Flying Club?

I've received quite a few questions from readers about what's going on with Virgin Atlantic Flying Club, and figured I'd address that topic in this post. For about a week now, it hasn't been possible to log into Virgin Atlantic Flying Club accounts.…

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Virgin Atlantic’s Summer 2021 Schedule

While Virgin Atlantic continues to be on the brink of collapse as the airline looks for new investors, that's not stopping the company from doing some network planning for the future. With the summer of 2020 expected to see very little travel, Virgin…

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Virgin Atlantic Cuts Chauffeur Service

Well, it looks like another airline is cutting their complimentary chauffeur service for premium passengers... Virgin Atlantic has announced that they'll be cutting their chauffeur service for Upper Class (business class) passengers. This change is being…

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Virgin Atlantic A350 Upper Class – 29

Now Live: New Air France-KLM & Virgin Atlantic Partnership

In early February 2020, Delta, Air France-KLM, and Virgin Atlantic, finally launched their new transatlantic mega joint venture.┬áPreviously Delta had two separate transatlantic joint ventures -- one with Virgin Atlantic, and one with Air France-KLM.…

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Review: Virgin Atlantic Arrivals Lounge London Heathrow

I had a bit of time before connecting to my next flight, so upon landing I decided to visit the Virgin Atlantic Revivals Lounge. I reviewed this lounge back in 2011, so was curious to see how it was holding up, and was eager to compare it to the Aer…

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Review: Virgin Atlantic 787 Upper Class Business Class

Having recently reviewed Virgin Atlantic's A350 business class, I figured it made sense to also review their 787 business class. Virgin Atlantic doesn't have any immediate plans to introduce their new business class seats on the 787, so how does the…

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Review: Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse Boston Airport

I kicked off the international portion of my trip by flying Virgin Atlantic's 787-9 Upper Class from Boston to London. Virgin Atlantic operates their own lounge in Boston, which I looked forward to visiting, since Clubhouses are among the best business…

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Virgin Atlantic Upgrading Oldest Passenger On Every Flight

Virgin Atlantic is taking the kind deed of one passenger to spread some holiday cheer throughout their system over the next several days. A couple of weeks ago a heartwarming Facebook post went viral. It was written by a Virgin Atlantic flight attendant…

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