Virgin Atlantic is a modern British airline famed for its award-winning Clubhouse airport lounges and in-flight entertainment. Virgin Atlantic is part of Richard Branson’s Virgin brand, and operated its first inaugural flight from Gatwick to Newark in 1984. Today, the airline flies to over 36 destinations and has bases in London Heathrow, London Gatwick and Manchester. Virgin Atlantic also has a transatlantic joint venture with Delta Air Lines® and flies nine times a day between London and New York. The airline operates a Premium Economy airfare as well as ‘Upper Class', the airline’s version of a Business Class cabin.

Why we recommend flying with Virgin Atlantic

  • Enjoy a spa treatment, cocktail or sumptuous breakfast at Virgin Atlantic’s stylish Clubhouse. There are 10 Clubhouses available with locations at London Heathrow, London Gatwick and more.
  • Arrive in style when flying Upper Class with a chauffeur transfer service and private security channel from check-in to Clubhouse.
  • Watch as the hours fly by on your flight with an amazing 3,000 hours of film, games, TV and Skymap available on all aircraft.
  • Put your feet up and relax in complete comfort in an Upper Class Suite featuring a leather fully flat bed – the longest in Business Class.
  • Socialise and enjoy a drink with other passengers at the onboard bar in Upper Class.
  • Enjoy a dedicate check-in, bag drop and fast track airport experience in Premium Economy.

For more details on flying with Virgin Atlantic, see our comprehensive Airline Guide

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Virgin Atlantic offers fully flat beds on all aircraft


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