Could iBeacons help improve the air travel experience? Sir Richard Branson thinks they could. Branson’s majority-owned Virgin Atlantic is the latest company to hop aboard the iBeacon bandwagon — announcing plans to use the technology to send customized messages to … Read more ›
A promotional video created by Estimote Re/code reports that Virgin Atlantic is planning to implement iBeacons throughout Heathrow airport to help travelers quickly find different points of interest inside the airport. Users would be able to easily navigate the facility using a combination of Apple’s native Passbook application and Bluetooth beacons supplied by a company […]
American Express is offering a 30% transfer bonus for points transfers to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club between May 1 and May 31, 2014. This only applies to the US Membership Rewards program, and the transfer bonus should be hard coded into the transfer ratio, meaning you can earn the bonus as often as you’d like. Show More Summary
Virgin Atlantic reminds us that even when measured in grams, the dividends of good design can pay off big. At 35,000 feet, small design decisions have big consequences. Ounces saved, in the design of aircraft equipment, can vastly reduce carbon emissions for an airline's entire fleet. Read Full Story
UK music trade Music Week handed out its 2014 Awards last night in in London with Virgin EMI, Domino, SJM Concerts, Atlantic Records and Sony Music amongst the winners. Columbia US chairman Rob Stringer picked up the prestigious Strat Award at the ceremony. Show More Summary
British airline Virgin Atlantic said its annual loss narrowed by 50 percent in 2013, putting it on track to return to profitability by the end of this year. ||| London - Privately-owned British airline Virgin Atlantic said its annual loss narrowed by 50 percent in 2013, putting it on track to return to profitability by the end of this year. Show More Summary
This week, Virgin Atlantic is hiring a communications program manager, while Conde Nast needs a social media manager for Epicurious. Constellation Brands is seeking a social media graphic designer, and the New York Post is on the hunt for a social media producer. Show More Summary
Head for Points reports 500 free points for downloading the Virgin Atlantic shopping portal toolbar. Download the Mile Finder tool before 14 May 2014 and earn 500 bonus miles. One time only bonus for downloading the Mile Finder. We reserve...Show More Summary
"Whenever I am asked what is the missing link between a promising businessperson and a successful one, mentoring comes to mind." -- Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Atlantic Group Looking at my career, I am certain of one vital fact:...Show More Summary
The nominations are in for the 2014 James Beard Awards for Outstanding Restaurant Design, and Eater National has a delicious primer on the restaurants in the running. Highlights include Slade Architecture's work on the Virgin Atlantic clubhouse at Newark Liberty...
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In his latest project, London based-artist Marco Lemcke imagines what a collaboration between Nike and some of the world’s top airlines would look like. The young creative applies the logos of British Airways, KLM, Virgin Atlantic, Ryanair… What Would a Collaboration Between Nike and Top Airlines Look Like? is a post by Brock Cardiner on Highsnobiety.
At a time when many airline “innovations” — like charging extra for an aisle seat or cutting back on frequent flier benefits — might anger more than amaze, carriers like Virgin Atlantic and Qantas are using wearable devices and other technology to get closer to their customers.
After all the hype (and drama) with the introduction of Boeing?s 787 Dreamliner, this summer should see the arrival of another 787 sibling to the family, the 787-9. Like the long-wheelbase version to the existing 787-8, Air New Zealand...Show More Summary
Long ago, Virgin Airways embraced the simple fact that no one pays attention to the poor flight attendants as they drone on mechanically about oxygen masks and flotation devices. Why not use that time to share something genuinely entertaining, something that communicates the necessary safety information and conveys the playfully chic persona of the Virgin […]
In January I wrote that Bank of America was back with its 50,000 mile signup bonus for the Virgin Atlantic credit card. They promote it as ‘up to 65,000 miles’ but 15,000 of those are at your cardmember anniversary and are based on spend...Show More Summary
At this point we have to assume that airline safety videos are in production pretty much all the time, as it seems that each and every week another airline is revealing their creative take on getting the message out. This week it?s Virgin Atlantic and their safety film. Show More Summary
Just in time for Sunday's Academy Awards, Virgin Atlantic has released a new animated safety video. Read more...
? As we have written about a bit lately, airlines are becoming increasingly imaginative with their in-flight videos. Virgin Atlantic is the latest brand to reinvent its safety film, with this charming animation that serves as a journey through different film genres...
The airline's new safety film created by Art & Graft takes passengers on a humorous trip through Westerns, Superhero flicks and more.