Delta made a nice change to allow us to use our Diamond Global Upgrade certs from our Choice Benefit on Virgin Atlantic as of the 15th of July. This was truly great news as well as the fact that you could request chauffeur car service (per Delta.com) to the airport. Show More Summary
Wow, Delta SkyMiles has just made a very nice further improvement to their Diamond Global Upgrades. As of a couple of years ago, Delta lifted the fare restrictions on their systemwide upgrades, which can now be used on even discounted...Show More Summary
Virgin Atlantic's A350-1000s will debut at Heathrow in 2019 to 'strengthen' routes to U.S.
Virgin Atlantic has its 747-400 replacement finally lined up. And it won't be the A380s it previously ordered. The A350-1000 will serve that role, raising questions about the future of the A380 order and the carrier's growth plans in general. The post Virgin Atlantic’s A350 order: Singing the industry tune appeared first on Wandering Aramean.
Jets are scheduled for delivery starting in 2019; will be deployed initially at Heathrow to strengthen company's trans-Atlantic network
FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) - Virgin Atlantic signed a deal to buy 12 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft as part of a $4.4 billion order which will help the British-based airline modernize its fleet. The airline, 51 percent-owned by its billionaire founder Richard Branson and 49 percent-owned by U.S. Show More Summary
FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) - Virgin Atlantic is set to announce an order for at least 10 of Airbus's biggest twin-engined plane, the A350-1000, on the opening day of the Farnborough Airshow on Monday, industry sources said. An order of that size would be worth more than $3.5 billion at list prices. Show More Summary
The Virgin Atlantic MasterCard is back with one of the better sign-up bonuses I've seen on the card, for up to 90,000 bonus miles. It has been a while since we've seen this sign-up bonus -- the last time I wrote about it was in lateShow More Summary
This is another fare alert for an incredible deal from Miami to Johannesburg, South Africa at $459.66 round trip with Air France tickets flying Virgin Atlantic and Air France. The catch is I had to call in and have the Delta/Airfrance...Show More Summary
Simply by telling pilots their fuel consumption is being monitored, Virgin Atlantic saved millions.
Not a huge surprise given Delta’s $360M purchase of Singapore Airlines’ 49% stake in Virgin Atlantic back in 2012, but Singapore announced earlier this month that you will no longer be able to earn KrisFlyer Elite miles on Virgin Atlantic operated flights, departing on/after 1 July 2016, between the Americas and Europe. Show More Summary
New route comes as Delta and partner Virgin Atlantic tweak trans-Atlantic schedules.
As I wrote about on Sunday, Virgin Atlantic will be launching daily Boeing 787-9 flights between Seattle and London Heathrow in 2017. While it wasn't initially explicitly stated, my assumption was that Virgin Atlantic will be replacing...Show More Summary
Seattle has experienced an incredible amount of international growth the past several years, primarily from Delta, but also from several other international airlines. Well, next year it looks like Virgin Atlantic will be launching daily flights between Seattle and London Heathrow. Show More Summary
Nana Ocran on the Virgin Atlantic Blog: image via When it comes to fashion in Africa, Lagos is a leading light. From high end to streetwear, markets to boutiques, this city can dress you up or down in traditional attire, avant-gardeShow More Summary
A Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747 is available for sale on eBay - no bids yet as of this writing and a starting bid of just $299,000! (The 'Buy it Now' price is $900,000.) Unfortunately (or fortunately!) the plane's engines have already been removed. Show More Summary
Virgin Atlantic's 'One Day' campaign lets people live our their dreams
Richard Branson is one of the greatest business minds ever and has changed the way we fly and do business. For those of you not familiar with him, he is the founder of Virgin Atlantic with an estimated worth of 4.9 billion as of October 2014. I know your asking yourself: How can he be related to blogging? His fundamental […]
What I thought was a simple question elicited various responses: do Delta Diamond and Platinum Medallions get access to the Virgin Atlantic Revivals Lounge upon… The post Virgin Atlantic London Heathrow Revivals Lounge Access for Delta Elites appeared first on Rapid Travel Chai.
I was prepping for my upcoming Africa trip which starts with Chad. I booked an Delta SkyMiles economy award New York-London-Paris (both Virgin Atlantic)-N’Djamena (Air… The post Is the Air France Duo Seat the Biggest Hustle in Airplane Seat Sales? appeared first on Rapid Travel Chai.