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NEWS Apr 22, 2024 New Data Suggests a Rise in Aircraft Near-Misses While it is true that plane collisions occur quite frequently, recent events may be overstating just how often they may occur. Accidents themselves do not occur as often as many believe and it is incredibly rare for a plane to experience difficulties during the flight itself. Read More →
STORIES Apr 10, 2024 The World's Longest Eco-Friendly Flight The conversation about aviation and sustainability has recently revolved around sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). One company has been very progressive in its research of SAFs and has applied its functionality to a cross-Atlantic flight. In late 2023, Virgin Atlantic flew Flight100 from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) on a fuel based out of 100% sustainable fuels. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 07, 2024 The Environmental Impact of Air Travel and Sustainable Solutions As the COVID-19 pandemic is nearing its end, air travel is constantly increasing, with an estimated 4.7 billion passengers to travel in 2024, beating the 4.5 billion passengers that traveled in 2019. This also means more fuel burn is caused by commercial jets, leading to environmental pollution. Therefore, a new type of aviation fuel, called sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), was invented to reduce air pollution. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 10, 2023 The World's Best Airport Lounges With airlines transporting millions of passengers annually, they have invested millions into showing their luxuriousness and sleek styles. From Frankfurt to Istanbul, airlines worldwide have unique styles with bars, spas, and cigar lounges. Let's look at the top 5 best lounges around this sphere we call Earth. Read More →
NEWS Feb 11, 2023 Introducing SkyTeam's Newest Member: Virgin Atlantic Virgin Atlantic has announced the date it intends to join the SkyTeam Alliance. The move is an exciting one, connecting British passengers to even more international destinations through its newly-grown route portfolio. Read More →
NEWS Oct 31, 2022 Virgin Atlantic Inaugurates its First Airbus A330neo Virgin Atlantic's first-ever A330-900neo operated its inaugural flight from London Heathrow to Boston last week. Flight VS 11 departed London Heathrow at 17:47 and headed across the Atlantic for a 6-hour and 30-minute flight before landing in Boston one hour early at 19:24 local time. Read More →
NEWS Jul 12, 2022 Virgin Atlantic Reveals Stunning New A330neo Cabin On Tuesday, Virgin Atlantic revealed its newest cabin product on its Airbus A330neo, featuring a revamped social space, the most spacious suite in Virgin Atlantic's history—The Retreat Suite—and various added touches to Upper Class and the Premium and Economy cabins. Read More →
NEWS Aircraft Retirements Accelerated Due to COVID-19 Many iconic aircraft are being forced into retirement due to the ongoing COVID-19. Which aircraft are being forced into early retirement? Click to see more details Read More →
ROUTES Virgin Atlantic to Launch a Flight from Manchester to Delhi Virgin Atlantic will launch a flight from Manchester to Delhi. Click to learn more Read More →
ROUTES Virgin Atlantic to Launch Flights to Cape Town According to multiple sources, Virgin Atlantic will launch a seasonal flight to Cape Town from its hub at London-Heathrow. The flight will be launched on October 25th, 2020 on the carrier's Boeing 787-9. It will be a 12-hour flight from London-Heathrow-Cape Town and an 11 hour 30-minute flight from Cape Town to London-Heathrow. Read More →