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Feb 04, 2006, 00:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer All Systems Go for 'Ultimate Flight'

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer will attempt to set the record for the longest flight of all time by flying...

Jan 18, 2005, 00:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Celebrates the Reveal of the A380 and Promises That Its Superjumbos Will Not Just be Bigger But Better Than Other Aircraft

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways today congratulates Airbus on the reveal of its first A380 aircraft in Toulouse....

Jan 05, 2005, 00:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic New Winter Fares Offer More Than Just a Seat to London

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways announced today new fares specifically designed to extend vacation dollars further...

Dec 01, 2004, 00:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Announces Launch Site and Mission Control for The Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer Record Attempt

NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways today announced that the launch site for the Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer record...

Nov 19, 2004, 00:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Airways Turns Reality TV into Reality; New Pillow Developed by Rebel Billionaire Contestants to be Onboard All Flights by End of Year

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways is pleased to announce plans to launch a unique, new pillow in the Upper Class...

Nov 08, 2004, 00:00 ET

Are You A Rebel? Virgin Atlantic Airways Launches 'Rebel Fares' to Celebrate Sir Richard Branson's New Reality Show The Rebel Billionaire

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the premiere of Sir Richard Branson's new FOX reality show The Rebel Billionaire, Virgin...

Oct 25, 2004, 01:00 ET

Adding Glamour To Gatwick - Virgin Atlantic Starts to Fit Upper Class Suite Onto Gatwick Fleet

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic is delighted to announce that the first of its Gatwick aircraft is operating with the...

Oct 25, 2004, 01:00 ET

Style in the Sky

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic is delighted to be introducing brand new amenity kits for its Upper Class passengers,...

Oct 01, 2004, 01:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Offers Upper Class Passengers The Feel Good Factor

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic is working with the Fiona Harrold Consultancy to offer its Upper Class passengers 'Life...

Oct 01, 2004, 01:00 ET

Twice As Nice! Virgin Atlantic Offers Upper Class Passengers Suite-er Dreams With Double Suites Onboard

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic is delighted to announce the introduction of double suites for passengers traveling in...

Sep 28, 2004, 01:00 ET

President Obasanjo and Sir Richard Branson Announce Launch of Virgin Nigeria

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nigerian Government and Virgin Atlantic Airways signed an agreement today establishing a new...

Sep 17, 2004, 01:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Statement on Successful UK-Indian Bilateral Talks

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic announced today that it plans to operate at least a daily service between London and...

Sep 13, 2004, 01:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Announces Details of European Ryder Cup Team Flights

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic, the Official Airline of The 2004 European Ryder Cup Team, is looking forward to...

Aug 18, 2004, 01:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer Selects ORBIS As Its Official Charity

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer team has selected ORBIS, a worldwide blindness prevention charity which...

Aug 18, 2004, 01:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer Relaunches Website

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer website, http://www.virginatlanticglobalflyer.com, has been...

Aug 05, 2004, 01:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Announces $5.5bn Order for 26 Airbus A340-600s

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways today announced that it has reached an agreement to take delivery of 13 new...

Aug 03, 2004, 01:00 ET

America West Airlines and Virgin Atlantic Airways Announce Code-Share Alliance

PHOENIX, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- America West Airlines (NYSE: AWA), the nation's second largest low-cost carrier, announced today that...

Aug 03, 2004, 01:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic Announces a Codesharing Agreement With America West Airlines

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic is pleased to announce that it has expanded its co-operation with America West Airlines...

Jul 30, 2004, 01:00 ET

Plane Speaking - Virgin Atlantic Offers Passengers Linguaphone Service Onboard

NORWALK, Conn., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic is delighted to announce it will be the first airline to offer language learning courses...

Jun 23, 2004, 01:00 ET

Virgin Atlantic and South African Airways Announce Codeshare Agreement and Reciprocal Flying Club Partnership

NORWALK, Conn., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways and South African Airways (SAA) have entered into a commercial co-operation that...