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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]

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Virgin Atlantic to open up 17 more routes in August

Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) recently announced it was to resume passenger flights from London Heathrow from 20th July but only to limited destinations. The initial offering included just Orlando, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, New York JFK and Shanghai but has now delayed the resumption of the Heathrow – Orlando service to [read more]

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Virgin Atlantic to resume flying in July

Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) has said it will resume passenger flights from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) to five destinations across the globe from 20th July following the grounding imposed by the Coronavirus Pandemic. The airline will start back with flights to Orlando (MCO/KMCO) and Hong Kong (HKG/VHHH) on the Saturday before being [read more]

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Virgin Atlantic aims to operate 31 routes in Summer 2021

Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) has released details of its planned flying programme for Summer 2021 with a total of 31 routes planned. The majority of the flights (24) will operate from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) while the rest will operate from Belfast (BFS/EGAA), Glasgow (GLA/EGPF) and Manchester (MAN/EGCC). As previously announced, Virgin [read more]