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.
Pertaining to the ability to place elite level status on hold with airlines such as Qantas, Virgin Atlantic and now Iberia, “This is a topic that interests me as I have a couple of young children and, on both occasions, my wife lostShow More Summary
Earlier I wrote about how American Express is offering a 30% bonus on points transfers to Etihad Guest, which is their newest transfer partner. That isn't the only transfer bonus which American Express is offering at the moment. You can also receive a 30% bonus when you transfer Amex points to Virgin Atlantic through May 31, 2016. Show More Summary
In addition to a 30% bonus on transfers to Etihad, American Express Membership Rewards is offering a 30% bonus on transfers to Virgin Atlantic through May 31. Continue reading 30% Bonus on American Express Transfers to Virgin Atlantic Through May 31...
This week’s featured link(s): Virgin Atlantic considers new low-cost Gatwick offshoot – Routes News No new Virgin Atlantic sub-brand coming... Read More
What do Richard Branson's home videos look like? Like him flying across the Atlantic Ocean in a crazy massive hot-air balloon, is what. Last week at the Tribeca Film Festival, the madcap $5.2 billionaire and Virgin Group founder debuted a documentary, Don't Look Down, about his pursuit of world records ... More »
Excited by the potential for a new Virgin Atlantic sub-fleet operating out of Gatwick? Get over it. Despite rumors earlier this week the CEO says it isn't happening. Probably a good thing, too. The post No new Virgin Atlantic sub-brand coming appeared first on Wandering Aramean.
Virgin Atlantic is offering 30% off economy awards booked by May 11. This is better than their usual sales (back in the fall they offered 20% off) though one they've offered before as recently as February which even discounted premium economy. Continue reading Award Sale, Europe for Just 12,250 Miles Each Way...
Jim Marchese’s flight plan was derailed last night when he was ejected off an airplane in L.A. and arrested for domestic violence after allegedly grabbing Amber by the throat and making threats to hurt her. The former Real Housewives...Show More Summary
Turkish Airlines is building a new lounge at Washington Dulles airport where Virgin Atlantic's Clubhouse used to be. This isn't just interesting to customers flying Turkish Airlines from Washington Dulles to Istanbul. It's potentially...Show More Summary
Looking ahead to the fall and winter travels? You can lock in a round-trip fare from LAX to London’s Heathrow on Virgin Atlantic for $703, including all taxes/fees. It is for travel any day between Nov. 1 and Feb. 28, but the fare is subject to availability and requires a Saturday night stay. Info:...