G-VMIK is one of the latest additions to Virgin’s fleet and is one of 2 former Air Berlin aircraft picked up by Virgin to help with capacity whilst it deals with problems with its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
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Low-fares airline Norwegian has this week launched two new routes to the US from London Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK). On Sunday (25th March) daily flights began from Gatwick to Chicago, Illinois followed two days later by the start of its 3-times-weekly service to Austin, Texas. The flights are operated by Norwegian Air [read more]
Norwegian has said that it will use Boeing Gatwick for the maintenance of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners from 2019. The 787’s which are currently maintained under Boeings Gold Care program have gone to various facilities including British Airways Maintenance Cardiff (BAMC). BAMC had hoped to get the long-term 787 work from [read more]
Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) has announced new routes from Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) and London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) starting this Winter season. Manchester Airport Manchester sees a new route to Delhi (DEL/VIDP) from 26th October 2020 and coincides with the airlines 20th year of flying to Delhi from the UK. The three-times-per-week service [read more]