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A few words about Virgin Atlantic Airways

Travel Budget-Friendly with Virgin Atlantic Airways

  • Virgin Atlantic is a British airline with its hub at London Gatwick Airport. It started in 1984 as British Atlantic Airways. When Richard Branson took over the company from its co-founders Randolph Fields and Hellary, he gave it a new name, Virgin Atlantic. Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Holidays are controlled by a company called Virgin Atlantic Limited. The Virgin Group owns 51% of its shares, and Delta Air Lines owns 49%.
  • Virgin Atlantic flies to several places like Cancun, Detroit, Dubai, Delhi, New York, Havana, Miami, Lagos, Newark, Chicago, Johannesburg, Orlando, Shanghai, Antigua, Washington, Barbados, Atlanta, Hong Kong, Boston, London, Manchester, San Francisco, and Montego Bay.
  • Key Details of Virgin Atlantic Airways 
    • Founders : Richard Branson, Randolph Fields, Alan Hellary
    • Current CEO : Shai Weiss (Jan 1, 2019– present)
    • Head office : Crawley, United Kingdom
    • Hubs : Heathrow Airport, Manchester Airport

Baggage Policy

  • Virgin Atlantic follows a different baggage policy for carry-on and checked baggage policy. The baggage cost depends on the different classes. You have to pay extra baggage costs in Premium and Upper Class.

Carry-on Baggage

  • Virgin Atlantic allows you to bring one piece of carry-on luggage on all Economy and Premium Economy fares. It should not exceed the measurement of 23x36x56cm and weighs 10kg. Apart from this, you can carry a small handbag or rucksack.
  • Upper-class passengers in Virgin Atlantic Airways are allowed to bring two pieces of hand luggage. The combined weight should not be over 16 kg or 35 lbs and each bag must not weigh more than 12 kg or 26 lbs. Also, every piece can't be larger than 23 x 36 x 56 cm.
  • Babies between 0-23 months can bring one carry-on bag, but it should weigh no more than 6kg or 13lbs. Children who are 2 years old or older can carry the same amount of carry-on baggage as an adult.

Checked Baggage

  • Virgin Atlantic lets you check in one bag up to 23kg for free on most of its economy fares. If it is a long journey, you have a service called "Ship Your Luggage." This means you can send your luggage before pre-flight. You won't have to carry it around on the day you travel.

Sports Equipment

  • You can also carry your sports gear, like skis, snowboard, or a canoe, as one of your included bags. Make sure it can't weigh more than 23kg or 50lb.

Cabin Classes

  • When you book a Virgin Atlantic flight through Alternative Airlines, you get to pick your seat. You can use their interactive map to see which seats are available on your flight and choose the one you like. It works for domestic and international flights, so you can always get your preferred seat.

Economy Class

  • Economy class passengers get onboard Wi-Fi, TV and movies, free drinks and snacks, and a power plug for their devices. They can pick a 3-course meal.
  • There are three types of Economy: Economy Light, Classic, and Delight.
Economy Seats
  • Economy Light gives you a great flight experience at a budget-friendly cost.
  • Economy Classic gives the option to select a seat without paying extra to sit where you want.
  • Economy Delight lets you breeze through the airport with premium check-in, get on the plane first, and have priority access to overhead storage. Apart from these, you get an extra comfy seat with 34 inches of legroom.

Business Class

  • Known as Premium, Virgin's Business class offers many extra perks to make your whole trip smooth and trouble-free. You get more room to stretch out, a glass of bubbly (when you get on the plane), and a delicious meal served on china crockery with proper cutlery.
Business Class Seats
  • Passengers enjoy luxurious leather seats that are relaxing. The staff will welcome you with a complimentary drink and a newspaper. If it's a night flight, you'll receive a special Premium amenity kit.

First Class

  • If you are an Upper-Class passenger, you won't need to stress about missing a meeting. When the plane lands, you will be among the first to get off and collect your luggage.
First Class Seat
  • Upper-class passengers get some great amenities with Virgin. They can use a free chauffeur service and get into the exclusive Virgin Atlantic Upper-Class wing at London Heathrow. Once onboard, their seats can be converted into beds. The Airways has also teamed up with talented chefs to create an amazing dining experience. 

In-flight Entertainment & WIFI

  • Virgin Atlantic travelers get numerous in-flight entertainment options, like movies, music, and TV shows. They even have a special selection that changes every month. Some of the recent movies they've added include 'Don't Worry Darling,' 'Easter Sunday,' 'Catch the Fair One,' and 'Tad the Lost Explorer and the Curse of the Mummy.
  • If you're traveling with kids, the airways entertains just for them - movies, TV shows, audio, and games that are perfect for their age. And don't worry, they've added parental controls to their in-flight entertainment system so you can relax and enjoy the flight.
Wi-Fi
  • Passengers can use Wi-Fi while on flights to stay connected. They can check emails and keep up with social media or the news. You must have to turn on airplane mode and switch off your mobile data to connect with Wi-Fi.

Food & Drink

  • The food you get on Virgin Atlantic flights depends on the departure time, Destination, and your class of cabin. If you have specific dietary needs, contact Virgin Atlantic at least 24 hours before your flight.

Meal Options

Economy
  • In Economy class on Virgin Atlantic, you can pick from a variety of drinks, like soft drinks, wine, beer, and spirits.
  • You can also get to choose from hot meals, desserts, bread, butter, cheese, and biscuits.
  • They even serve a second round of food, with options like Mile High Tea or breakfast later in your flight.
Premium
  • In Premium class, flight staff greets you with a glass of bubbly when you get on the plane.
  • You can choose from a range of tasty meals, and they have vegetarian options too.
  • If you're feeling hungry during the flight, you can visit the onboard Wander Wall for some sweet and savory snacks.
  • Depending on the flight, they'll also give you a second serving, such as Mile High Tea, a light meal, or breakfast before you land.
Upper Class
  • In First Class on Virgin Atlantic, your journey starts with a nice glass of Champagne or Sparkling Wine.
  • You can savor fine dining, visit a deli bar, choose from breakfast options, and enjoy a variety of high-quality drinks.
  • They serve a four-course meal with starters, mains, desserts, and a delicious cheese course with port wine.
  • If you get hungry later, you can go to the bar for sweet or savory snacks or even order from their Extra Bites Menu.

Check-In

  • Virgin Atlantic Airways allows you to check in either online or at the airport. 

Online Check-in

  • The quickest and easiest way to check is online check-in. You can do this starting 24 hours before your flight until 70 minutes before it takes off.

Airport Check-in

  • Make sure you have enough time to deal with unexpected Airport check-in desks usually close about 60 minutes before the flight leaves.
  • This timing can differ, so it's a good idea to check the airport's guide for your departure airport.
  • Alternative Airlines suggests arriving at the airport at least 3 hours before your Virgin Atlantic flight is scheduled to leave. This gives you plenty of time to check in and navigate the airport.

Frequent Flyer Programme

  • Virgin Atlantic's Flying Club allows passengers to earn miles on each Virgin Atlantic flight.
  • Passengers can use it for rewards, like upgrades and free flights.
  • The program also lets passengers earn Tier Points on flights.
  • As they accumulate more miles, they move up to higher tiers and unlock additional benefits.

Special Amenities

  • Check out the various special amenities provided by Virgin Atlantic Airways for their passengers.

Minor Travelers

  • Youngsters aged 14 and older travel alone on Virgin Atlantic.
  • Young adults under 16 traveling solo need to have parental or guardian consent.
  • If you're looking for someone under 16, it's best to contact Virgin Atlantic for the right guidance.

Wheelchair Service

  • If any passenger needs help with a wheelchair at the airport Virgin Atlantic's cabin crew is always ready to assist you in reaching the restroom door by using an onboard wheelchair.

Guidelines for Pregnant Ladies

  • Pregnant women can travel on Virgin Atlantic without any special requirements until the 28th week of pregnancy.
  • After the 28th week till the 36th week, a pregnant woman needs a doctor's certificate stating that you're fit to fly and your expected due date.
  • Women expecting more than one baby can travel on Virgin Atlantic only till the 32nd week of pregnancy with a doctor's certificate that you're able to fly without any complications.

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