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.
Sir Richard Branson is selling his share in the space tourism business, Virgin Galactic to raise money for Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR). The stake is expected to raise around $500m which Virgin Group says will be used to support the groups “leisure, holiday and travel businesses” including the airline. The group [read more]
Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A330neo when A330-900 G-VJAZ was delivered to London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) The airline, which is set to join the SkyTeam Alliance in 2023, has purchased 13 of the type, six of which (including this one) have been purchased through leasing specialist [read more]
Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) is to axe its base at London Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK) as well as up to 3,000 workers as it plans its recovery from the Coronavirus Pandemic. In an internal Memo to staff seen by us, Virgin CEO Shai Weiss told staff that the current measures in place [read more]