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Spa Retreat or Virgin Atlantic Flight? Airline Shows Off Their Upper Class Services in New Video

Most people time their arrival to the airport perfectly, giving enough time to get through security but not so much that they’re left with nothing to do in the terminal. Well, Virgin Atlantic Upper Class fliers show up early for entirely differen... via

Pack a Virtual Suitcase and Discover Your Dream Destination

Virgin Atlantic’s Let It Fly campaign customizes a vacation based on hypothetical items in your bag

Better Virgin seats for Delta elites + AA US program merger + Fastest airlines + Delta shrinks at CVG + Lufthansa A380s

Better Virgin seats for Delta Medallions. Remember our I have to sit where? post regarding a reader complaint about Virgin Atlantic’s shabby treatment of Delta elites? Well, it seems that there’s been a policy change. We learned about...Show More Summary

Delta force

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : Gulliver

VIRGIN ATLANTIC was supposed to be an airline with an outmoded business model. After all, it lives outside of the three big airline alliances, is too small to act as a super connector and too wedded to full service to be low cost. Yet on March 10th, the carrier announced it had returned to the black after three consecutive years of losses. Show More Summary

Sony will equip Virgin Atlantic engineers with its wearables

Who'd ever be dorky enough to wear a smartglass and a smartwatch at the same time? Virgin Atlantic employees, apparently. The company has partnered with Sony to equip its plane engineers at Heathrow Airport with the Sony SmartWatch 3 and the SmartEye...

Virgin Atlantic’s engineers are trialling Sony’s smartglasses and smartwatches

Virgin Atlantic has announced its latest savvy PR tie-up with new technology. Last year, it ran a six-week trial using Google Glass for Upper Class check-ins and recently announced it’s expanding that effort. It also tried out Apple’s iBeacon tech. Show More Summary

JetBlue, Virgin Atlantic Now Stream College Course Lectures 30,000 Feet In The Air

Each day there a thousands of opportunities for you to expand your mind. And that includes while you’re essentially held captive in a seat with little leg room, flying 30,000 feet in the air. No, we’re not talking about the usual flight safety and etiquette lessons shoved down our throats while traveling, we’re talking about JetBlue and Virgin Atlantic’s newly … [More]

Here's Your First 'Stranded in the Airport During a Blizzard' Story of 2015

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Even though NYC was largely unaffected by the #Blizzardof2015 last night, with only 10 inches falling in the area, a few unlucky passengers on a London-bound Virgin Atlantic flight from JFK Airport were stuck inside a plane for six hours, waiting to take off, but then a passenger got sick and needed to be removed. Show More Summary

Chicago: Virgin Hotels is More Virgin Atlantic Than Virgin America But Very Virgin, Nonetheless

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Virgin Hotels officially opened their doors to guests in Chicago yesterday and our sister site, HotelChatter, has the first look inside a Virgin guest room, excuse us, chamber for those visiting Chi-town. But if you were expecting to...Show More Summary

Virgin Atlantic Hands Figliulo & Partners North American Creative Duties

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

100 Free Virgin Atlantic Miles

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

Transatlantic Economy Awards From 13,125 Miles Each Way

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 May Be Snooping On Its Users

3 months agoTechnology : ReadWriteWeb

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

Watch This Virgin Atlantic 747 Jumbo Jet Land Without One Of Its Landing Gears

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 »      

Video Footage Of Virgin Atlantic Emergency Landing

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

Surprisingly, 2014 was the safest year for air travel yet

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

Watch a Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet land without one of its landing gears

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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...

Flight VS43 Makes Emergency Landing In U.K., On Only 3 Landing Gears [Video]

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

Watch troubled U.S.-bound Virgin Atlantic flight make emergency landing

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

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