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Virgin announce three new ways to fly

Virgin Atlantic are launching three new Economy services - Economy Light, Economy Classic and Economy Delight as part of a multi-million pound investment in their Economy cabin.

The three new ways to fly will allow customers to choose the product that suits their budget and travel style without compromising on inclusive food and drink, unrivalled service, and inflight entertainment.

Economy Delight offers the leading economy product of any UK airline - customers will enjoy a seat with 34 inch legroom, priority check-in and boarding as well as advanced seat assignment.

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Start your journey in style at the Virgin Atlantic Heathrow Clubhouse

Fancy a bite to eat? A quiet space to work? Or maybe you’d prefer a cocktail and a game of pool? How about a massage or a facial? However you wish to start your journey the award-winning London Heathrow Clubhouse has it covered.

We all love pleasure, but work often comes first, which is why the Clubhouse boasts a full business centre with multiple laptop points and full wireless access plus complimentary laptops with Internet access if you just want to browse the web.

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Virgin Atlantic introduce new Airbus aircraft

Virgin Atlantic is introducing four new Airbus A330-200 aircraft to the fleet. 'Daydream Believer' has arrived at London Gatwick for finishing touches before it enters into service in March 2018. And, over the next few weeks 'Scarlett O’Hara' and 'Honky Tonk Woman' will also join the fleet with 'Strawberry Fields' joining in spring 2018. The 287 seater Airbus A330-200's are fully Wi-Fi enabled and will initially operate flights from Manchester to New York, Boston, San Francisco and Barbados.

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More long-haul options for Scottish passengers with Virgin Atlantic and Flybe

Virgin Atlantic and Flybe have extended their partnership to offer Scottish customers all the advantages of Virgin's Manchester route network, making it easier to transfer to long-haul flights. Flybe's Glasgow to Manchester route is now included in their codeshare deal so passengers in Scotland can connect to and from Virgin Atlantic flights, with one boarding pass and have their bags checked through for the entire journey.

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We’re celebrating getting WiFi up high with Virgin Atlantic by giving you the chance to win Virgin Experience Vouchers

Virgin Atlantic have become the first airline in Europe to offer WiFi across its entire fleet. Customers can remain connected on Virgin and partner Delta Air Lines 39 daily transatlantic flights plus flights across the Caribbean, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

Millions of customers travelling with Virgin Atlantic will be able to email, browse and socialise at 35,000ft from as little as £2.99 as the airline completes its ambitious WiFi programme - at least a year ahead of other European long haul carriers.

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More connections to Australia with Virgin

Virgin Atlantic has announced their new codeshare agreement with Virgin Australia, which will create more fantastic travel options between the UK and Australia. From the end of January, you will have the opportunity to experience all the destinations you want to travel to more seamlessly, in one booking and with the ease of a single check-in and bag drop. You can fly daily from London Heathrow to Melbourne, via Hong Kong or Los Angeles, and then connect onto a Virgin Australia flight straight to Melbourne.

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Experience upgraded comfort with Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic

The joint venture partnership between Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic gives customers even more choice and attractive benefits when choosing to fly trans-Atlantic. Together, Delta and Virgin Atlantic offer up to 39 nonstop flights from the UK to destinations including Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, Newark, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington DC.

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Delta’s Basic Economy fare now available for flights from the UK

Delta Air Lines and partner airline Virgin Atlantic passengers flying to the USA now have even more choice when flying Delta from the UK with access to Delta’s Basic Economy fares. With Basic Economy, customers will enjoy Delta’s world class service in a Main Cabin seat but with a restricted ticket and a charge for checked baggage. Customers can still expect complimentary snacks, meals, non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages, free access to plenty of entertainment with  over 1,000 hours of movies and shows on Delta Studio®, and on-board WiFi and messaging for a small fee.

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Virgin Atlantic pioneers accessible entertainment

Virgin Atlantic has announced a global airline first, launching a fully accessible inflight entertainment system for customers with sight loss. Virgin Atlantic is pioneering new technology, which will enable blind customers to enjoy the full range of on board entertainment via specially adapted iPads.

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Virgin Atlantic expand Manchester operations for 2018

Virgin Atlantic has announced its biggest ever season of flying from Manchester Airport, with nearly 40,000 extra seats available to book in summer 2018 as part of an expanded UK flying programme with partner Delta Air Lines.

Flights to both New York JFK and Atlanta from Manchester are being upgraded and will be operated by both the A330 and the largest aircraft in Virgin Atlantic’s fleet, the Boeing 747, which has a huge 455 seats per aircraft.

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