Virgin Atlantic

QUIZ: Virgin Atlantic special!

While it isn’t the biggest airline around, Virgin Atlantic certainly boasts plenty of character and has a fascinating history. This week we’re putting your knowledge of this quirky British carrier to the test – good luck!

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‘Roster error’ forces Virgin Atlantic diversion

A Virgin Atlantic flight to New York turned back to Heathrow after it emerged the first officer had not completed final assessment training.

Virgin Atlantic apprenticeships are back!

For the first time in three years, Virgin Atlantic has started a new search for the next generation of engineering and maintenance talent. The UK airline is offering ten spaces within its prestigious apprenticeship programme and a further four roles within its graduate scheme.

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UK 747 operations end after more than 50 years

Sanctions imposed against Russia have ended more than five decades of 747 flying in the UK

BA and Virgin celebrate US reopening with dual Heathrow take-off

Transatlantic rivals British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have joined forces today to celebrate the reopening of the United States to fully vaccinated UK nationals.

Heathrow and Vertical look into eVTOL tie-up

Aerospace and technology company Vertical is collaborating with Heathrow Airport to explore how its VA-X4 eVTOL could operate from the hub

Virgin Australia proposes employee vaccine mandate

If approved, the airline would follow the country’s flag carrier, Qantas in mandating staff vaccination

Virgin announces Direct Air Capture collaboration

Virgin Atlantic has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with de-carbonisation specialist Storegga as part of a bid to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Further expansion for Virgin’s Caribbean services

Montego Bay and St Lucia are the latest destinations to be announced by the Crawley-based carrier in recent days

Heathrow lands new Virgin route to the Bahamas

The new connection comes as the airline increases flights to Barbados by 60%