Virgin Atlantic Airways

Virgin’s ‘Flying Lady’ Retires

After 35 years’ service Virgin Atlantic is to retire its “Flying Lady” motif, which has adorned the airline’s aircraft since operations began in 1984. It is to be replaced with a “diverse range of men and women representing modern Britain”.

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Monarch Airlines Ceases Trading

The UK’s fifth largest airline, Monarch stopped flying with immediate effect at 0400 on October 2 when administrators from KPMG were appointed for the struggling company. With immediate effect, all the carrier’s flights to the UK, and for the next

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#FIA16: Airbus Nets Virgin A350 Order

Virgin Atlantic Airways has placed a $4.4bn firm order for 12 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. Eight of the jets will be purchased outright with the other four leased. Virgin has selected the A350-1000 as a replacement for its remaining Boeing 747-400 and

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