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19 Mar, 2004, 00:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Will Not Install 'Kisses' Urinals at JFK Clubhouse

NORWALK, Conn., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic recently opened its new Clubhouse at JFK's state-of-the-art Terminal 4. As one of the...


20 Feb, 2004, 00:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Launches Additional Service to London From Boston, Washington and New York

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways today announced that it will launch additional seasonal service to London from...


18 Feb, 2004, 00:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Opens A New Clubhouse At JFK Airport

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic is proud to unveil it's new Clubhouse at JFK's recently constructed Terminal 4. The...


27 Jan, 2004, 00:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Expands Its Codesharing Agreement With Singapore Airlines

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic is delighted to announce that it has expanded its Codeshare Agreement with Singapore...


27 Jan, 2004, 00:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Offers Passengers Inflight 'Meditainment' to London

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways is to offer passengers Meditainment, the world's first inflight meditation...


23 Dec, 2003, 00:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Airways Announces New Travel Agent Incentive Program and Travel Agent Website

NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic announced today a new US travel agent incentive scheme that will replace standard agency...


14 Nov, 2003, 00:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Adds Fourth Weekly Service From Las Vegas to London as Well As A Gambling Masterclass For Upper Class Passengers

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways announced this week that it will increase its services from Las Vegas to London...


04 Nov, 2003, 00:00 ET The One Million Pound Challenge - Virgin Atlantic's Business Class To Take on British Airways' First and Business Class

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways today challenged British Airways to go "bed to bed" with it to prove which...


04 Nov, 2003, 00:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Sees First Signs of Recovery in Business Travel Market

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- * 10% year on year growth in business travelers * driven by mixture of capacity growth and...


23 Oct, 2003, 01:00 ET Around the World in 80 Hours - Virgin Atlantic to Launch The First Solo Non-Stop Aircraft to Circumnavigate the Earth

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- -- The world's most efficient jet plane now being built in the Mojave desert --...


13 Aug, 2003, 01:00 ET Fly Virgin Atlantic's Upper Class to London and Receive Limos, Massages, Onboard Bar and Two Free Tickets?

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- For a limited time business class travelers to London can now relax after their flight, as well as during...


08 Aug, 2003, 01:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Posts Better Than Expected Profits of 15.7m Pounds Sterling & Drives New Investment Throughout the Business

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic today published its audited accounts for the year ended April 2003 which show that it made...


06 Aug, 2003, 01:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Offers 100 Pounds Sterling ($160) Discount to Stranded British Airways Passengers

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Virgin Atlantic announced yesterday it would be offering all voucher-holding British Airways'...


01 Aug, 2003, 01:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Airways and Continental Airlines Extend Cooperation to Frequent Flyer Partnership

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways and Continental Airlines are pleased to announce that they are building on their...


29 Jul, 2003, 01:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Airways Strengthens Senior Management Around Core Business Functions

NORWALK, Conn., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways today announced the promotion of John Riordan to Vice President, Customer...


16 Jul, 2003, 01:00 ET Virgin Atlantic to Offer Passengers 'An Air of Natural Glamour'

NORWALK, Conn., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways has revolutionised its Upper Class seat and cabin in a 50m pounds sterling ($80...


16 Jul, 2003, 01:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Attacks First Class & Concorde Markets

NORWALK, Conn., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when British Airways is threatening to withdraw Concorde and at a time when many airlines are...


05 Jun, 2003, 01:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Offers JFK to London From $649

NORWALK, Conn., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Enjoy the parks, culture and history during peak season with Virgin's London Summer Budget Fling JFK With...


08 May, 2003, 01:00 ET It's Plane-ing Cats and Dogs in London; (Virgin Atlantic Introduces Passport For Pets Scheme)

NORWALK, Conn., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic is pleased to announce that it will be the first scheduled airline to start to carry cats...


06 May, 2003, 01:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Airways Moves Back Into Profit for Year Ending April 2003

NORWALK, Conn., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic yesterday announced its headline financial and operational performance figures for the year...