Wizz Air A321neo

Wizz Air and Virgin Atlantic win awards at 2023 WTAs

The World Travel Awards (WTA) has voted Wizz Air as Europe’s leading low-cost airline in its 2023 awards. The Hungarian based low-cost carrier, which has a UK subsiduary, won the award for its unwavering commitment to providing world-class customer service and pioneering sustainable aviation practices. Another UK airline which received [read more]

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 G-VOWS (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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Virgin Atlantic relaunches Shanghai flights

Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) has resumed flights to China today for the first time since 2020 as it relaunches its London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) to Shanghai (PVG/ZSPD) service. The move will help to re-establish import business and leisure connections between the UK and China and also provide additional cargo capacity between the [read more]

Virgin Atlantic takes delivery of its first Airbus A330-900neo (image: Airbus)
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Virgin Atlantic gets first A330neo delivery

Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A330neo when A330-900 G-VJAZ was delivered to London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) The airline, which is set to join the SkyTeam Alliance in 2023, has purchased 13 of the type, six of which (including this one) have been purchased through leasing specialist [read more]

Virgin Atlantic (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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Virgin Atlantic to join SkyTeam alliance

Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) has confirmed it is set to join the SkyTeam Alliance from early in 2023 opening up over 1,000 destinations for Virgin customers. SkyTeam is a global alliance of airlines including some of the world’s biggest such as Air France/KLM, Delta Airlines, China Airlines, and Korean Air opening [read more]