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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London Gatwick (LGW/EGKK), the worlds busiest single runway airport, could have dual runway operations by 2019 according to the Airports Cheif Executive. Currently, the 2nd runway (08L/26R) is only used for contingency during runway maintenance work or if the main runway is closed however Stewart Wingate, Cheif Executive of Gatwick Airport Limited [read more]
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]
In what could be yet another blow to the plan to sell Flybe to Connect Airways, a group led by Stobart Group and Virgin Atlantic, MESA Air Group has submitted an offer to the board. The consortium led by Bateleur Capital and Mesa Air Group is understood to have offered [read more]