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.
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]
Low-Cost carrier Norwegian.com is extending the lease of a Wamos Air A330-200 until the the end of October. The Wamos aircraft will operated the London Gatwick to New York JFK service from 2nd September to 27th October, a route normally operated by a state of the art Boeing 787-9. The [read more]
Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is seeking a buyer for Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) as sources close to the situation say that no government help will be available for the airline. The airline had sought a £500m government loan and Mr Branson even offered his private island as collateral but the reports [read more]