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.
Nick is the senior reporter and editor at UK Aviation News as well as working freelance elsewhere. He has his finger firmly on the pulse on Aviation, not only in the UK but worldwide. Nick has been asked to speak in a professional capacity on LBC, Heart and other broadcast networks.
A near-miss took place over West London this afternoon between two jetliners bound for London’s Heathrow airport. The incident occurred just before 5pm when a Malaysian Airlines Airbus A350-900 (9M-MAG), MH4, come into conflict with a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787 Dreamliner (G-VOWS) operating VS251. The Malaysian Airbus from Kuala Lumpar [read more]
Virgin Atlantic VS/VIR) has revealed its first Airbus A350-1000 has left the paint shop in its full Virgin Atlantic livery. The aircraft, the latest to join the Virgin Atlantic fleet, is due to take to the skies later this summer and will be used on the London Heathrow to New [read more]
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]