Nov 21, 2020 11:13 PM IST
Virgin Atlantic, which relies heavily on long-haul routes and trans-Atlantic travel, has had almost no opportunity to recover. The airline has laid off 4,700 employees, nearly half of its staff.
- May 05, 2020 07:15 PM IST
The spread of the novel coroanvirus has virtually brought airports around the globe to a standstill, leaving airlines taking drastic steps to make savings.
- Apr 20, 2020 03:02 PM IST
Virgin Atlantic last month asked the government for emergency financial help in addition to the coronavirus package made available to all British companies, but a deal has not yet been reached.
- Aug 09, 2017 09:10 PM IST
Those celebrating their birthday on August 15 will be offered upgrades subject to availability of seats, the airline said.
- Sep 19, 2013 04:56 PM IST
The biggest gamechanger is our tie-up with Delta: We have started code-sharing on 44 destinations from New York, says Virgin Atlantic CEO Craig Kreeger.
- Jul 15, 2013 11:10 AM IST
The fire on the Ethiopian Airlines plane at Heathrow Airport in London and a separate technical problem on a second 787 owned by Britain's Thomson Airways on Friday raised new questions about an aircraft seen as crucial to Boeing's future
- May 30, 2013 03:54 PM IST
Europe's busiest airport plans to "significantly increase" the fines it imposes on airlines that break its day and night noise limits, it said in a report released on Thursday, part of its efforts to gain approval for expansion.
- Mar 14, 2013 01:20 PM IST
Airlines want you to ditch the private jet and fly first class with them. Here‘s how they‘ll pamper you.
- Dec 27, 2012 04:29 PM IST
Richard Branson expresses that including more women in the organization is good for the team and the business
- Dec 03, 2012 01:58 PM IST
Singapore Airlines' boss was asking for trouble when he expressed an "unseemly desire" for Virgin Atlantic in 1999. He got 49 per cent of it. Now the Asian carrier has confirmed that it is in talks to sell its stake. Good luck.
- Oct 26, 2012 04:07 PM IST
Virgin Atlantic has resumed its London-Mumbai flights after discontinuing it for three years. The airline would be investing 300 million pounds for its India operations.
- Jul 09, 2012 02:52 PM IST
Britain's economy will fall behind the rest of Europe unless London's capacity-constrained Heathrow hub gets a third runway and the government improves immigration services, serial entrepreneur and Virgin Atlantic founder Richard Branson said.
- Jun 24, 2012 09:16 AM IST
Buoyed by 15% growth in its business class passengers on the New Delhi-London sector last year, British carrier Virgin Atlantic plans to deploy a redesigned Airbus A330 with in-plane mobile connectivity on the route from next month.
- Aug 10, 2011 06:42 PM IST
Premier British carrier Virgin Atlantic has returned to profits and higher revenue since last year, with its earnings on the India route being a prime factor.
- Jun 06, 2011 02:51 PM IST
Singapore Airlines said on Monday it is open to any offers for its 49% stake in Virgin Atlantic, but would not comment if any bidders have approached the airline.
- Feb 21, 2011 08:05 AM IST
Air France-KLM, Europe's largest airline by revenue, and Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines are working together to examine a bid for Virgin Atlantic, the Sunday Times reported, citing no sources.
- Jan 24, 2011 08:25 AM IST
Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways has expressed "top level interest" in Richard Branson's British airline Virgin Atlantic, the Sunday Times newspaper reported.