Virgin Atlantic has awarded North American creative duties to Figliulo & Partners, following the conclusion of a review run through Creativebrief, Campaign reports.The agency succeeds incumbent Y&R New York, who did not defend in the...Show More Summary
Yesterday I noted an offer for 100 free and instant American AAdvantage miles, all you have to do is quickly sign up for hotel booking site PointsHound (no reservations are actually required). Via Frequent Flyer Bonuses, it seems that PointsHound also has an offer of 100 Virgin Atlantic miles just for joining. Show More Summary
If you book by January 22, you can redeem Virgin Atlantic economy travel for 25% off. Travel dates appear to work through the end of 2015. Here’s mileage pricing for flights between North America and the UK under this promotion: Boston:...Show More Summary
Gogo Inflight Internet, the only way to access the Internet on nine major airlines such as Delta, American, U.S. Airways and Virgin Atlantic, apparently doesn't think you need secure browsing. Gogo, it turns out, has been intentionally issuing fake SSL certificates to its Internet users. Show More Summary
A Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-400 had to make an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport, London, when its right landing gear got stuck. Amazingly enough, the pilots managed to keep control with only three of the four gears in place. More »
As most of you probably have heard by now, a Virgin Atlantic flight between London Gatwick and Las Vegas made an emergency landing yesterday. The plane had issues with the gear after takeoff, and after circling for nearly four hours it made an emergency landing back at London Gatwick. Show More Summary
If the news of Sunday's AirAsia crash has you nervous about flying home after the holidays — or subsequent near-misses by a Virgin Atlantic flight in London and another AirAsia flight in the Philippines, or any of this year's other high-profile fatal commercial airliner incidents — you're probably not alone. Show More Summary
Planes just fly themselves, right? Not exactly. And especially not when one of the main landing gears of the plane isn't working properly. That happened earlier today, when a Boeing 747-400 flying for Virgin Atlantic had to make an emergency landing because the right landing wheels were stuck. Read more...
Virgin Atlantic flight VS43 made an emergency landing at London’s Gatwick Airport after the pilot noticed the landing gear was stuck. The Boeing 474 was still able to land without doing a belly-flop, but the pilot had to manage with only three landing gears deployed. Show More Summary
A Virgin Atlantic 747 flying from London's Gatwick airport to Las Vegas had to turn around a few hours after takeoff after what Virgin described as "a technical issue with one of the landing gears." This is what that looked like from the ground, as flight VS43 circled low over southwest England: #VS43 landing gear view from the ground. Show More Summary
A technical issue with the landing gear of the Boeing 747 Flight VS43 out of London Gatwick, forced the aircraft to circle the skies of England, eventually making an safe landing at the Sussex airport. Passengers remain onboard while the aircraft is stabilized. Read more...
A Virgin Atlantic jet bound for Las Vegas has made an emergency landing after developing a problem with its landing gear.
A Virgin Atlantic plane has made a "non-standard" or emergency landing in Gatwick Airport after a technical fault with its landing gear meant it had to circle for more than three and a half hours Flight VS43 took off from Gatwick bound for Las Vegas at about 11:45 a.m. Show More Summary
Holiday surprises are all the rage in travel company advertising these days. The latest stunt is from Virgin Atlantic. Santa "landed" on a trans-Atlantic flight to surprise passengers with gifts on Dec. 21. See also: Positive prankvertising...Show More Summary
Back in August and October I wrote about the increased sign-up bonus on the Virgin Atlantic MasterCard. While the card has had fairly good bonuses in the past, this was the best I had ever seen, at up to 90,000 miles after qualifying...Show More Summary
Back in August an offer came out promising up to 90,000 miles for the Virgin Atlantic co-brand credit card. It returned at the beginning of October. Now, these are Virgin Atlantic miles which aren’t the most valuable. And the offer required a whole bunch of spend. Show More Summary
Branson with a Virgin Atlantic flight attendant in the Bellagio fountain, Las Vegas As the new year approaches, so does what the cruise industry calls "wave season." This means a slew of great promotions are offered at the beginning of the year, every year. Show More Summary
I had a commitment in New York City until around 5:30PM, so only made it to JFK at around 6:30PM, less than two hours before departure. Singapore Airlines flies out of Terminal 4, and by the time I checked in I seemed to be the onlyShow More Summary
Is it possible to fly Virgin America First Class between California and New York on one $3,334 paid fare and earn enough Virgin America Elevate points for one free Virgin Atlantic Upper Class flight between California and London? Virgin America’s Elevate ‘Feel the Earn’ promotion makes it look possible. Show More Summary
Robert Plant and Virgin Atlantic founder Richard Branson have gone public separately to disavow media reports circulating this week that Branson had offered Led Zeppelin’s surviving members anywhere from $400 million to $750 million to reunite, and that Plant had torn up the offer in...