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Mar 26, 2013, 09:59 ET Virgin Atlantic Paints The East Coast Red

 Virgin Atlantic has spent the last two weeks bringing special surprises to commuters, followers and fans in the northeast as the region...


Dec 28, 2012, 12:25 ET Virgin Atlantic Launches New TV Ad Celebrating Talented Staff

 A multimillion dollar television advertising campaign celebrating the extraordinary talents of Virgin Atlantic's employees launches this...


Nov 30, 2012, 10:20 ET Virgin Atlantic Launches A December Holiday 'Giftaway'

 Virgin Atlantic will celebrate the most festive month of the year by gifting one of their Twitter followers and fans something special...


Mar 21, 2012, 09:00 ET 'Travelreads' Launches to Help Flyers Discover New Places

 Virgin Atlantic today announced a partnership with Longreads to introduce a new service called "Travelreads" that will help flyers...


Nov 07, 2011, 08:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Launches New Flights Between Vancouver and London

Virgin Atlantic has announced the launch of a new route between Vancouver and London Heathrow. The latest route, which will see up to 40,000...


Nov 02, 2011, 11:30 ET This Is Your Captain Speaking...Dinner Is Served

Virgin Atlantic has announced an innovative and delectable new dining service in all of its Economy Class cabins as part of the airline's recently...


Oct 11, 2011, 07:33 ET World First Low Carbon Fuel To Be Developed for Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic Airways today announced the development of a world-first low carbon aviation fuel with just half the carbon footprint of the...


Oct 05, 2011, 10:08 ET TOUCHDOWN! Virgin Atlantic Airways Launches Talent Search to Find the Ultimate Football Fan to Serve as the Airline's Red Hot Reporter for the NFL International Series

To celebrate the 2011 NFL International Series game, Virgin Atlantic Airways has launched a virtual talent search to identify the ultimate...


Aug 10, 2011, 09:25 ET North America Makes Positive Contribution as Virgin Atlantic Airways Returns to Profit

Virgin Atlantic Airways today announced a $162.9 million (100m pounds) investment in product development as it reported a strong year of trading...


Jul 21, 2011, 08:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Airways, the First Airline to Offer Personal Inflight Entertainment, Premieres as Partner Airline of 2011 Telluride Film Festival

Virgin Atlantic Airways is the partner airline of this year's Telluride Film Festival taking place in Telluride, Colorado from September 2 - 5,...


Jun 16, 2011, 09:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Announces Nonstop Service to Cancun Beginning in 2012

Today, Virgin Atlantic Airways announced the launch of the airline's 33rd destination with the introduction of flights between London and Cancun,...


Jun 15, 2011, 04:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Celebrates 25 Years of Flying Between London and Miami

Today, Virgin Atlantic Airways will celebrate a quarter century of service between Miami and London. The launch of Miami - London service signaled...


Oct 24, 2010, 19:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Charters San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos Across the Pond for the NFL International Series

Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, announced today it teamed up with the National Football League to fly the...


Oct 01, 2010, 08:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Launches First Ever Global TV Advertisement

Virgin Atlantic Airways today launches its first-ever global TV advertisement as it looks to strengthen its recovery from recession and reinforce...


Jul 30, 2010, 08:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Airways Accelerates Out of Recession With Strong Q1 Sales

Despite a challenging economic environment, leading long haul airline, Virgin Atlantic Airways today announced strong first quarter revenue growth...


Jul 29, 2010, 07:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Unveils New Livery and Brand Identity

Virgin Atlantic Airways has today unveiled a new aircraft livery and brand identity for the airline. The new design, which will be applied to all...


May 18, 2010, 13:27 ET Virgin Atlantic Airways Launches Brand's First-Ever Global Advertising Campaign

Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, announced today the launch of their first-ever global marketing campaign,...


Feb 01, 2010, 09:32 ET Virgin Atlantic Announce Benefits for Frequent Flyers With V Australia and Virgin Blue

Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the world's leading long haul airlines has today announced that Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Gold and Silver...


Jan 14, 2010, 12:44 ET Sir Richard Branson Comments on Oneworld's Differing Approach in Its Fight for Japan Airlines

Virgin Atlantic's President, Sir Richard Branson, has highlighted what he believes to be the hypocritical approach Oneworld is taking over the...


Jan 11, 2010, 15:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Renews Call on U.S. Dept. of Transportation to Reject British Airways/ American Airlines Proposals Following Concerns From Two Competition Authorities

Virgin Atlantic Airways has submitted its written response to the U.S. Department of Transportation in relation to the Department of...


Dec 21, 2009, 14:33 ET Virgin Atlantic Scores Top Honors With Travel Industry Awards

For the second year in a row, Virgin Atlantic Airways scored two prestigious travel industry awards for 'Best International Airline' in Travel...


Nov 18, 2009, 10:23 ET Virgin Atlantic Responds to European Commission About BA/AA and Says Proposals Would Have Lasting Negative Effects on Competition

Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, has responded to the European Commission's Statement of Objections about...


Oct 23, 2009, 12:06 ET London Calling: Virgin Atlantic Selected as Charter Airline for Tampa Bay Buccaneers & New England Patriots for 2009 NFL Pepsi Max International Series

Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, today announced it is the charter airline for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...


Oct 06, 2009, 09:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Introduces a New Dedicated Online Destination for US Travel Agent Community

Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, announced today the launch of VS Confidential...


Oct 02, 2009, 08:00 ET Virgin Atlantic Welcomes European Commission's Concerns About Proposed BA/AA Alliance

Virgin Atlantic, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, today welcomed the news that the European Commission has sent a Statement of...