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.
Virgin Atlantic released their new safety video today, packed with movie references: What do you guys think? Seems a bit long to me and ultimately not as attention grabbing as anything Air New Zealand has produced, but still pretty good…...Show More Summary
The next time you are pre-departure wining and dining at Virgin Atlantic's Upper Class Lounge in Heathrow, keep an eye out for staff sporting Google Glass. Since we know that there's nothing fashionable as yet about Google Glass other than its rarity, Virgin Atlantic is dispatching the fresh tech for its functionality. Show More Summary
Equipped with the wearable technology, Virgin Atlantic can now address all passengers by name and know their meal preferences
Virgin Atlantic concierges in the Upper Class lounge at London’s Heathrow Airport are testing out Google Glass for checking in upper crust passengers. I can just imagine Virgin staff pirouetting their heads like dancers in an avant-garde troupe, whispering sweet nothings to themselves while watching YouTube videos of cats. Show More Summary
The cabins of Virgin America and Virgin Atlantic are flying past mile-high WiFi and setting more advanced tech destinations. In the US, Virgin America announced on Tuesday it was launching the first in-flight social network, and this...Show More Summary
Passengers making their way through Virgin Atlantic's Upper Class Wing in Heathrow Airport should notice a visible change to the concierge staff. The airline is launching a pilot program to offer highly personalized service by having the staff... via JustLuxe.com
Google Glass, the wearable computer that doctors and schoolchildren are experimenting with, is now making its way into the airline industry. Virgin Atlantic today began a pilot program in which its concierges in the Upper Class lounge at London’s Heathrow Airport will don Google Glass to check in passengers. They will be able to give... Read More
The airline will be testing wearable tech's utility to see if it can help better serve customers. It's becoming increasingly clear that even if Google Glass fails to win over more stylish customers, the technology could one day find itself indispensable in a number of industries. Show More Summary
As we’ve mentioned before, Google Glass has some potentially amazing applications that go well beyond taking shower selfies. Now Virgin Atlantic has announced that it’s launching a trial that will see some of its staff members don Google’s computerized headsets to assist with airport customer service. Show More Summary
Virgin Atlantic is testing out a new system in which airline workers will greet Upper Class passengers with Google Glass.
Virgin Atlantic is looking to make flying fancy again, with the help of some new wearable technology from Google and Sony.
Customer privacy be damned. Virgin Atlantic is kicking off a trial using Google Glass and Sony's SmartWatch 2 to provide its employees with personalized data about its upper class passengers. Read more...
Forget tablets in the airplane cabin -- Virgin Atlantic thinks wearables are where it's at for improving your travel experience. The airline has begun trialing a greeting system that uses Google Glass and Sony's Smartwatch 2 to streamline the airport...