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  Virgin Atlantic Airways
Virgin fly to some of the top cities in the world from Manchester and London, and their network includes flights to Orlando, New York, Cape Town, Hong Kong and Miami amongst many others.
Some Virgin Atlantic Airways Upper Class fares include a limousine transfer to and from the airport, but it is wise to check this in advance, and you also get access to the stunning arrival and departure lounges where spa treatments and drinks are available.
Virgin Atlantic Airways offer a passenger loyalty scheme called Flying Club, which allows you to collect points every time you fly.
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 Virgin Atlantic Flights - Virgin Atlantic UK - Flights Virgin Atlantic Airways
Virgin Atlantic or Virgin is one of the top scheduled airlines in terms of their reputation.
Virgin Atlantic flights operate to more than forty places across 5 continents, including Orlando, New York, and Cape Town.
Virgin Atlantic have a reputation for quality onboard, and pride themselves on their reputation for great service, so when you book flights with Virgin Atlantic Airways, you are practically assured of a great experience.
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  Virgin Atlantic Airways Premium Economy Class
Virgin pioneered the concept of a 'mid grade' cabin that is halfway between coach class and business class in 1992.
Virgin is now equipping its planes with a truly state of the art 'V:Port' system (as of March 2003 on 6 of their 26 planes, and in the process of being added to all remaining planes).
Virgin Atlantic Airways commenced flying with a single leased 747 in June 1984, and since that time has grown to become Britain's second largest international airline.
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  Virgin Atlantic Airways - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Virgin Atlantic Airways usually referred to as Virgin Atlantic, is one of the airlines of Richard Branson's Virgin Group, operating long-haul routes between London and North America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.
Virgin Atlantic's story began in 1982 when Randolph Fields, an American-born lawyer, set up British Atlantic Airways as a direct successor to Laker Airways to restart the failed carrier's popular transatlantic low-fare services as well as to operate the first-ever scheduled air service from the UK to the Falkland Islands (Malvinas for Argentina).
Virgin Atlantic Airways ownership is split, with Richard Branson's Virgin Group owning 51% of the international carrier, and Singapore Airlines of Singapore owning the other 49%.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Virgin_Atlantic_Airways   (2517 words)

 Virgin Nigeria Airways - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On 28 September 2004 the Nigerian government and Virgin Atlantic Airways signed an agreement to establish a new airline for Nigeria, to be called Virgin Nigeria Airways.
Virgin Nigeria Airways currently operates from the international terminal of Lagos international Airport Murtala Muhammad Airport to the following destinations: within Nigeria to Abuja, Kano and Port Harcourt, regionally to Accra, Dakar and Douala, and long-haul flights to Dubai, Johannesburg and London (Gatwick).
On 22 December 2005 Virgin Nigeria made a new filing to the United States Department of Transportation for a foreign carrier permit, which points out that the degree of Virgin Atlantic ownership in Virgin Nigeria (49%) is not a barrier to granting such a permit.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Virgin_Nigeria_Airways   (561 words)

 Symbol Technologies: Virgin Atlantic Airways Uses Symbol RFID Solution to Track Assets
Virgin Atlantic is the first airline in the United Kingdom to use RFID technology to track parts onsite.
"Virgin Atlantic is doing precisely what we advise our most progressive clients to do - evaluate the application of this emerging technology in their own environment, and measure the effectiveness of the RFID solution based on the return on investment (ROI) and a clear business case," said David Picton, logistics solutions director, Symbol Technologies.
Virgin Atlantic will also be able to integrate with the RFID specifications proposed by Boeing and Airbus for use within the aircraft supply chain.
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 Virgin Atlantic Airways: Fully engaging the consumer - Editorial - CMO Magazine
Building on the positive feedback, Virgin Atlantic invited a sampling of its most devoted business customers to spend the night in a mock airplane cabin, complete with flight attendants, food and entertainment.
Virgin Atlantic's research also led to a significant reconfiguration of the business-class cabin, which was unveiled with the launch of the upper-class suite.
Virgin Atlantic also reports a 26 percent increase in business-class passengers on all flights for the same period.
www.cmomagazine.com /read/090105/virgin_atlantic.html   (508 words)

 Aerosite - Virgin Atlantic Airways   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Virgin Atlantic Airways was founded in 1982 as British Atlantic Airways, which operated flights from the UK to the Falkland Islands.
In 1984 the airline was acquired by the Vrigin group and rebranded Virgin Atlantic, with flights to North America using a single Boeing 747-200 to fill the void left by the failure of Laker's "Skytrain" operation.
The Virgin brand itself is one of the most strongest in the world, representing the core values of value for money, good quality, brilliant customer service, Innovative, competitively challenging and fun.
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 Virgin Atlantic keeping North American headquarters in Norwalk - Boston.com
Virgin Atlantic Airways announced Monday that it will keep its North American headquarters in Norwalk and scrap plans to move the office complex to Stamford.
Virgin Atlantic had said in January that it would move the headquarters from its current location on Belden Avenue, where it has been for more than 10 years, to Stamford at the former headquarters of the Blickensderfer Typewriter Co. on Atlantic Street.
Virgin Atlantic plans to move to the new 16,000-square-foot facility in March 2007, under a proposed 15-year lease.
www.boston.com /news/local/connecticut/articles/2006/07/10/virgin_atlantic_keeping_north_american_headquarters_in_norwalk?mode=PF   (421 words)

 Virgin Atlantic Airways Upper Class Suite review
Virgin Atlantic's previous Upper Class cabin provided an excellent quality experience, but suffered in comparison to BA by not having lie-flat sleeper seats.
Virgin's lie-flat seat is a relative latecomer, but this has worked to their advantage, because they have been able to draw from the positive and negative features of past designs of sleeper seat and then, adding a dash of innovative flair, come up with something very different and perhaps very much better, too.
But with Virgin, instead of numbering the first row downstairs as row 1, they do this for the first row upstairs, and this is not a good row to be in.
www.thetravelinsider.info /2004/virginupperclasssuitereview.htm   (4407 words)

 Virgin Airways
Virgin Atlantic Virgin Atlantic fly to 29 destinations in the USA, Caribbean, Asia, Africa and Australia.
Virgin Airways (better known as Virgin Atlantic) is now the second largest long-haul international airline operating services out of London's Heathrow and Gatwick Airports.
To Virgin, the airways aren’t just about getting from A to B. All Virgin Atlantic flights are designed to be comfortable and fun as well as functional – so much so you might find yourself wanting to stay on the plane when you arrive.
www.virgin.com /VirginProducts/TravelAndTourism/VirginAirways.aspx   (242 words)

 Virgin Atlantic Airways
Established in 1984 with one plane, Virgin Atlantic Airways is now Britain's second largest airline operating long-haul services out of London Heathrow and Gatwick airports and flies to 22 destinations worldwide with a fleet of 29 aircraft.
Virgin Atlantic is headquartered in Crawley near Gatwick airport in London and has offices in the USA, Caribbean, South Africa, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Shanghai, Delhi, and Lagos.
Virgin Atlantic is also the third largest airline to carry across the North Atlantic.
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 Virgin Atlantic Flights - Privacy Policy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Please note that Virgin Atlantic and all other airlines are now required by law to give US Customs and other border control agencies access to certain passenger data.
Accordingly, any information that Virgin Atlantic holds about you and your travel arrangements may be disclosed to those agencies in the countries to which you are travelling.
In accordance with the Act, Virgin Atlantic is not obliged to comply with your request unless the prescribed fee is paid, and sufficient security information is provided to establish the requestor's identity, and locate the appropriate information.
www.virginatlanticflights.com /privacypolicy.html   (698 words)

 NYAMA - Marketing Hall of Fame
Another early spot promoted Virgin's Miami-to-London route by focusing on a man lying on a Florida beach with a tropical drink in hand, offering to "take you away from all of this." The same man is then seen vacationing in London, with a raincoat and umbrella, smiling in the pouring rain.
Virgin Atlantic has always met the competition head on, and many times even ridden on their coat-tails to gain an even greater marketing impact.
Virgin, not so coyly, responded with newspaper ads to help business passengers get the free ticket from BA-the ads included a pre-printed letter for passengers to send to BA, outlining why their Virgin Atlantic flight was better than BA's.
www.nyama.org /initiatives/mhof_virgin.cfm   (528 words)

 USATODAY.com - Virgin will offer frequent flyers space trips   (Site not responding. Last check: )
HONG KONG (Reuters) — Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic Airways said on Tuesday it is offering its frequent flyers free trips to space in two and a half years' time.
Virgin Atlantic said its Flying Club members will be able to convert their earthly miles into space miles.
Virgin Galactic, a unit of Virgin Group, is the first company to develop commercial flights to space.
www.usatoday.com /tech/science/space/2005-12-06-virgin-space-flights_x.htm   (228 words)

 Oh What a Relief! Virgin Atlantic Airways Blows into the Windy City   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Virgin Atlantic was the first airline to introduce personal seat back entertainment centers for all passengers and invented a completely new category with the invention of Premium Economy, the first ever Business Economy class.
In the air and on the ground, the Virgin Atlantic Upper Class experience is designed to ensure passengers are able to customize their trip to maximize their time.
Virgin Atlantic currently flies to 27 destinations worldwide, with services to Mauritius also launching in next year.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/12-04-2006/0004484940&EDATE=   (923 words)

 Virgin Atlantic Airways, Atlantic Airways
Virgin Atlantic Airways is considered the class of the sky and after one trip on Virgin Atlantic Airways and you will see why.
Virgin Atlantic Airways takes great pride in their hospitality, service, professionalism and safety and the result is world class travel whether you are flying Economy, Premium Economy or Upper Class.
Virgin Atlantic Airways include an individual television for every passenger which is located on the seat back in front of them.
www.virgin-vacations.com /site_vv/articles/virgin-atlanticairways1.asp   (832 words)

 Virgin Atlantic Airways passenger seat tips for the most comfortable Virgin Atlantic Airways cabin seats
Virgin Atlantic Airways passenger seat tips for the most comfortable Virgin Atlantic Airways cabin seats
so hopefully you will be able to benefit from their recent air travel experiences with Virgin Atlantic Airways.
People walk in front of you to go to the toilet which is at the front of the cabin on the right-hand side.
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 The New York Times > Business > World Business > Virgin Air Picks Airbus Over Boeing
Virgin Atlantic Airways will increase its fleet with the addition of 13 A340-600 aircraft, a four-engine airplane that seats 306 passengers.
Virgin would "like to fly every route British Airways flies, and in the next five to seven years we plan to fill the gaps," Sir Richard told reporters at a news conference.
Virgin Airways, which is controlled by the Virgin Group, plans to use the first of its new Airbus planes to fly Australian and Caribbean routes, competing directly with British Airways, Sir Richard said.
www.nytimes.com /2004/08/06/business/worldbusiness/06virgin.html?ei=5090&en=48a7e812e2cd9b36&ex=1249444800&adxnnl=1&partner=rssuserland&adxnnlx=1108426774-kUSDVC8g8CRjU8uDzXrcgA   (649 words)

 Virgin Atlantic Airways RFID Pilot Receives Award for Leading Integration
Virgin Atlantic Airways has won the RFID Breakthrough 'Integration' Award for the pilot it is conducting to RFID tag critical parts used in aircraft maintenance and repairs at its Heathrow Airport warehouse in the UK.
Virgin is always looking for ways to take advantage of technological advancement and take the benefits out to our company and customers.
The pilot recently went live at Virgin Atlantic's warehouse store in Heathrow in the UK and is now in the data collection period till February 2006.
www.tcs.com /0_media_room/releases/200511Nov/Virgin_atlantic.htm   (665 words)

 Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. | Business solutions from AllBusiness.com
Virgin is planning to operate services to San Francisco on the other five days of the week during summer 2000.
Virgin Atlantic Airways to enhance its frequent flyer programme.
Currently, British Airways is the only UK carrier with this status, but Indian civil aviation officials have indicated that a bilateral aviation treaty between the two countries...
www.allbusiness.com /periodicals/topic/2143706-1-2.html   (1118 words)

 My3cents.com - Virgin Atlantic Airways Complaint - Appalling service from Virgin Atlantic, Flight from San Francisco to ...
I am too appalled that Virgin Atlantic Airways would not own up to their responsibility of losing your house keys and you had to pay out-of-pocket to change your locks which is expensive.
Secondly, if you read the small print, Virgin wont accept responsibility for your checked luggage once it has been checked in, as after it leaves the check in staffs hands, it is in the sole charge of the airport, it does not enter the hands of Virgin staff again.
Thirdly, yes Virgin should have replied to your complaint, but again if you read the small print, anything you take with you is at your own risk, and they are right to not compensate you.
www.my3cents.com /showReview.cgi?id=17772   (1005 words)

 Virgin Atlantic Airways Pilots Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) with Oracle and Tata Consultancy Services
Virgin Atlantic Airways a long-standing Oracle and TCS customer, agreed the pilot to try and find a complete and easy to implement low risk solution.
The proposed solution will be used along with process reviews and Virgin Atlantic's current materials management software, Ultramain, to enable Virgin Atlantic Engineering to reduce costs and increase efficiencies through improved visibility and accountability, and to gain better automated control of its engineering parts supply chain.
"Virgin Atlantic has made the decision to commission this pilot because as a company we are always looking for ways to take advantage of technological advancement.
www.tcs.com /0_media_room/releases/200508aug/Virgin_Atlantic.htm   (687 words)

 Virgin Atlantic Airways
Virgin Atlantic was developed as an offshoot of Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, which was better known at the time as a leading light in the world of pop and rock music.
In March 2004, Virgin Atlantic announced that it is to embark on a period of sustained growth which will feature the launch of a series of new routes including Australia, Cuba and The Bahamas, an increase of services to the Caribbean, Asia and the Far East.
Virgin Rail operates two rail franchises and is currently engaged in a £2 billion fleet replacement programme to create one of the most modern rail networks in the world by 2002.
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 PRESS RELEASE Virgin Atlantic Airways To Spread Wings – Will Use Genetic Modification For Advertising On ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Virgin is confident that butterfly advertising will become a successful and popular new medium for airlines.
Virgin executives say they hope to launch the butterfly program by the spring, allowing time for final testing and lasering of the Virgin logo on the butterflies.
Virgin hopes to be able to control the flight areas of the butterflies, keeping them within major park and recreational areas, but is still working out specific details.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=40039   (270 words)

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