Virgin Atlantic 747
Civil Aviation

Bye Bye Virgin Atlantic 747s

The final Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-400 has left Heathrow Airport for the final time setting off to the US for its new life. 19 year-old G-VROY ‘Pretty Woman’ is heading to Las Vegas where it will be used by its new owners Atlas Air for, amongst other things, troop transport [read more]

Virgin MAN to Islamabad Dec 10th Launch 2020
Civil Aviation

New Manchester to Islamabad route gets underway

The new Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) route from Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) to Islamabad, Pakistan has got underway today with the first departure earlier today. Islamabad is the capital of Pakistan and is a popular destination for the Pakistani diaspora living in the North of England as well for tourists to the [read more]

Virgin Atlantic (Image: The Aviation Media Agency)
Civil Aviation

Virgin Atlantic to cut more than 1,000 jobs

Virgin Altlantic (VS/VIR) is to cut 1,150 more jobs as its £1.2bn rescue plan gets approved. The airline has already made significant with 3,500 jobs lost from its 10,000 strong workforce already. Virgin is being hit by uncertainty in the Transatlantic Market, which is its core business, and part of [read more]