Virgin Atlantic’s Christmas Dinner at 35,000 Feet

By: Maxine Sheppard

December 4, 2012


Taking to the skies with Virgin Atlantic over the Christmas period? Whether you’re jetting to the sun or heading for even colder climes, you’ll be pleased to hear you won’t have to forgo your festive favourites when it comes to food on board.


All the trimmings

We’ll be offering our passengers a tasty traditional Christmas dinner on all flights to and from the UK on 24th, 25thand 26th December. The dinner will include turkey, stuffing, roast potatoes, brussel sprouts, parsnips, pigs in blankets and gravy.


Passengers travelling in Upper Class will also receive festive chestnut soup as a starter and Christmas pudding with brandy butter, followed by afternoon tea of filo-topped warm mince pies and Cornish clotted cream.

Passengers travelling in Economy and Premium Economy from the UK will receive a mince pie and a special Lindt chocolate Santa to follow on from their main meal.

Julie Southern, our Chief Commercial Officer commented:

“Christmas is a busy time for everyone and offering a traditional meal on board for all our passengers is a perfect way to start the festive season

“I would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year”



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Maxine Sheppard

Maxine is the co-editor of the Virgin Atlantic blog. Travel and music are her joint first loves, and despite having written for Virgin for more years than she cares to remember she still loves nothing more than jumping on a plane in search of new sights and new sounds.