Airlines can be stingy with compensation for delayed or cancelled flights, and a new settlement from Virgin Atlantic is no exception. It took almost two years for Virgin Atlantic to compensate the 101 passengers who were delayed for 26 hours on a flight from Orlando, Florida, to London Gatwick in October 2012. Show More Summary
The Virgin Atlantic look is sharp, iconic, sizzling; there?s no denying the head-turning appeal of a crisp white blouse tucked into a scorching red pencil skirt, topped off with red heels. But, with the celebration of the airline?s 30th...Show More Summary
Poor flight attendants. Once an elite cadre of glamorous pros catering almost exclusively to well-heeled passengers, they now have to face the grumblings of overcrowded masses while wearing unflattering polyester suits. Virgin Atlantic...Show More Summary
Former Punk Rock fashion icon Vivienne Westwood revamps Virgin Atlantic's wardrobe Read the rest of the story at: Vivienne Westwood revamps Virgin Atlantic's wardrobe
As Virgin Atlantic celebrates its 30th anniversary with new uniforms designed by Vivienne Westwood, we look back at how its uniforms have changed since the airline’s inception.
Virgin Atlantic debuts Vivienne Westwood designer duds
Naomie Harris takes a moment to pose for a photograph while attending Virgin Atlantic’s Vivienne Westwood Launch Party held at Village Underground on Tuesday (July 1) in London, England. The 34-year-old actress showed her support for the airline’s new red uniform collection with the leading British designer made in celebration of their 30th anniversary. PHOTOS: [...]
Matt Smith and his rumored girlfriend Lily James hit up the launch party to celebrate Virgin Atlantic’s new Vivienne Westwood uniform collection at Village Underground on Tuesday (July 1) in London, England. The couple were careful not to be photographed together to avoid further speculation. Also in attendance at the party were Daisy Lowe, Alice [...]
But where are the safety pins? On Tuesday night, punk icon Debbie Harry partied with a crew of flight attendants to celebrate the launch of Dame Vivienne Westwood's new collection of uniforms designed for Virgin Atlantic. Starting September 1, 7,500 staff members will receive wardrobe makeovers that airline owner Richard Branson calls "extremely glamorous." Read Full Story
On Tuesday, British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood officially took the wraps off the uniforms she designed for Virgin Atlantic airlines.
Dan Stevens and Jessica Brown Findlay both pose for a photo at the launch party to celebrate Virgin Atlantic’s new Vivienne Westwood uniform collection at Village Underground on Tuesday (July 1) in London, England. The two had a mini Downton Abbey reunion. Lily James was also there! Joining the duo at the party were Dominic [...]
Dame Westwood Brings Savile Row to Virgin Atlantic
We come across some downright awesome airline amenity kits in our travels, and the surprises of each zippered pouch can often make or break comfort on a premium flight. With this in mind, here's to our new series: Inside the AmenityShow More Summary
Virgin Atlantic used the occasion of its 30th birthday a few days ago (the airline flew its inaugural flight on June 22, 1984) to announce where it will be sending its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner when it joins the fleet this fall: Boston. Appropriately enough, the airplane will be called ?Birthday Girl?.
This design story is a typical example of how complex it can be to make a seemingly simple change--but why they can be necessary. When it's fully loaded and ready to fly, a 747 jet can weigh as much as 400 metric tons, and airlines obsess over shaving off every possible ounce of weight. Losing even a single pound can save around 14,000 gallons of fuel in a year. Read Full Story
Virgin Atlantic introduces a 'onesie' for first-class passengers.
And Delta will add L.A.-London flight as part of joint venture with Virgin Atlantic.
When you’re taking thousands – or even hundreds of thousands – of pounds of equipment and passengers up into the air, you want to lighten the load in any way you can to save fuel. Virgin Atlantic commissioned British design firm MAP to come up with a new design for their in-flight meal trays. The [...]
Virgin Atlantic introduces a 'onesie' for first-class passengers
As Virgin Atlantic prepares to offer footie pajamas to its first-class passengers, we're taking a look at some of the other luxurious airline perks available to the one percent.