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VIRGIN ATLANTIC AIRWAYS

the essential Airline Guide

an 4-Star Airline

4-Star Airlines



THE AIRLINE

Virgin Atlantic commenced its inaugural scheduled service in 1984 between Gatwick and Newark Liberty using a leased Boeing 747-200.


DESTINATIONS / ROUTES

In the UK, Virgin Atlantic operates from London Gatwick, London Heathrow (main hub) and Manchester. Current destinations include Nairobi, Mauritius, Lagos, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, Delhi, Mumbai, Dubai, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Orlando, Chicago, Boston, Las Vegas, Newark, New York JFK, Washington, Antigua, Bridgetown, Havana, Grenada, Kingston, Montego Bay, San Juan, Vieux-Fort, Tobago and Sydney

AIRCRAFT

Virgin Atlantic has a fleet of 38 aircraft, comprising 13 x Boeing 747-400, 6 x Airbus A340-300 and 19 x Airbus A340-600. The average age of the fleet is 6.8 years old (2008).

STAR RANKING

Virgin Atlantic is ly classified as a 4-Star Airline.  It is not a SKYTRAX Quality Approved Airline




VIRGIN ATLANTIC USER REVIEWS, SEAT PLANS, DATA .... and more  

TRAVEL REPORTS

SEAT REVIEWS

AIRCRAFT SEAT PLANS

  User Trip Reports

  Star Ranking Report

  Lounge Reviews

  Virgin Atlantic website

  Economy seat reviews

  Users Seating Tips

  Business Class reviews

  Seat Pitch Guide

  Boeing 747-400 : Layout 1

  Boeing 747-400 : Layout 2

  Boeing 747-400 : Layout 3

  Airbus A340-300

  Airbus A340-600

 

Choosing the Best seat for your next airline trip!


 

WHAT TO EXPECT ON YOUR VIRGIN ATLANTIC TRIP


Online check-in service

Baggage Allowance

Online Seat reservation

 

Business Class

30 kg  (3 pc N America)

Flying Club Frequent Flyer programme

 

Premium Economy

23 kg  (2 pc N America)

Clubhouse Lounges (Business class)

 

Economy Class

23 kg  (2 pc N America)

ONBOARD THE FLIGHT

Economy Seat Pitch = 31"  (77.5 cms)      What is Seat Pitch ?

Complimentary Meals

 

Inflight Entertainment  (IFE)

Complimentary Hot & Cold beverages

Business Class

AVOD: A340/B747

4 Star staff service

 

Premium Economy

AVOD: A340/B747

Newspapers (Economy class only ex-UK)

 

Economy Class

AVOD: A340/B747

Virgin Atlantic onboard magazine

 

AVOD

Yes

Magazine selection (Business class)

Duty Free service

AVOD = Audio & Video on demand (pause, re-start etc)

Headset, Pillow & Blanket

 

Choice of Meal

     

Travel Kit (Business + Economy class)

     

Onboard Bar area (Business class)

VIRGIN ATLANTIC AIRWAYS CABIN SEAT LAYOUT PLANS

Boeing 747-400 : Layout 1

Boeing 747-400 : Layout 2

Boeing 747-400 : Layout 3

Airbus A340-300

Airbus A340-600






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