Chocoholics rejoice: We’ve got a royally sweet treat for you

If you’re jetting off to one of our global destinations this summer, you can look forward to a delicious sweet treat in honour of Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday. Ahead of the Queen’s official birthday celebrations on 15 June, we partnered with British confectionery firm … Continue reading
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Virgin Atlantic lights the way with Apple’s iBeacon technology at Heathrow

Following on from the successful Google Glass trial in our Upper Class Wing, Upper Class passengers at London Heathrow will become some of the first people to experience a new technology designed to give personal notifications to their phones via Apple’s iBeacon technology, which uses … Continue reading
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Virgin Atlantic Proudly Sponsors Free The Children and We Day UK

Back in 2010, we entered into our partnership with international charity and education partner Free The Children, the world’s largest network of children helping children through education, with more than one million youth involved in innovative education and development programmes in 45 countries. This was … Continue reading
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Virgin Atlantic goes behind the scenes of a very British Oscars pre-party

Our Red Carpet Reporter Belle Gurd takes us behind the scenes of a very British Oscars pre-party. Kicking off the Oscars weekend, the annual GREAT Film Reception held at the British Consul General’s residence in L.A hosted more than 400 of Hollywood’s British elite. Red … Continue reading
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Virgin Atlantic Introduces Google Glass Trial

Virgin Atlantic passengers will be the first air travellers to experience the benefits of pioneering Google Glass technology as they arrive at London Heathrow airport, in an innovative pilot scheme which starts today.  Concierge staff in the airline’s Upper Class Wing will be using Google … Continue reading
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Rudolph the Red Nosed Plane-Deer

Santa Claus got a helping hand getting his sleigh off the ground today, with a slightly speedier alternative to his usual reindeers – towed behind a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747 aircraft. His helpers loaded the hold with thousands of presents and hitched his heavily-laden sleigh … Continue reading
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Virgin Atlantic Launches Spun Candy Pop-Up Shop at Heathrow

We’ve announced today that we’ve teamed up with one of London’s most talked about candy stores. Spun Candy, based in Covent Garden, London, has created a one-off pop up shop to offer our Upper Class passengers the ultimate sweet experience at Heathrow. Spun Candy’s signature … Continue reading
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