Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic was founded in 1985 by the UK’s most famous entrepreneur Richard Branson. It is the number two airline in the UK and flies out of hubs at Heathrow, Gatwick and Manchester. The airline has a fleet of 40 modern Boeing and Airbus aircraft which fly to more than 30 destinations around the globe. Each aircraft has a three cabin configuration offering Economy Class, Premium Economy Class and Upper Class (Business).

Departs From

  • London Gatwick
  • London Heathrow
  • Manchester

Regional Connections

  • Belfast
  • Dublin

Economy Class

In Virgin’s Economy Class you’ll find the crew are famously friendly and will be busy making sure you have everything you need. They’ll hand you a bottle of water as you settle in to help you keep hydrated on the flight. The pre-dinner drinks service offers a good selection of beers, wines and spirits, as well as soft drinks. Afterwards you’ll have a choice of complimentary meals accompanied by a drink of your choice.

You’ll also have a free amenity kit and access to award winning blockbuster entertainment. The inflight entertainment system offers recently released movies, the hottest TV shows, a huge library of music and a selection of games at your fingertips - you'll be spoilt for choice. Extra legroom options (payable) are pre-bookable for a more roomy journey.

Virgin Atlantic Economy Class

Premium Economy Class

Virgin’s Premium Economy offers a seat pitch of 38”. Those extra few inches of space along with a welcome glass of bubbly, an after dinner liqueur, a proper workspace with in seat laptop power, and a delicious meal served on china with stainless steel cutlery, all help to make your flight even more enjoyable.

With dedicated check in and bag drop, Virgin will fast track your airport experience. Plus you’ll enjoy priority boarding and where possible, you and your bags will be one of the first off the plane when you arrive. There’s more space to relax, because your leather seat is one of the biggest in its class. It’s up to 21in (over 53cm) wide, with a footrest, headrest and 38in (over 96cm) seat pitch. Inseat power means you can keep your gadgets going during the flight, and onboard WiFi (payable) helps you stay connected.

Choose from three delicious main meals, upgraded with china crockery, cutlery and linen. Then depending on the time of day, a hot breakfast or light meal to set you up for the next part of your journey. The inflight entertainment system (Vera) is the perfect way to unwind, with over 300 hours of the latest and greatest award winning entertainment to choose from.

As a Premium Economy passenger you can enjoy the luxury of selecting your seat from 331 days before your flight, free of charge.

Virgin Atlantic Premium Economy Class

Upper Class

Travelling in Upper Class makes your journey something to really look forward to. First off Virgin take the stress out of travelling to and from the airport with a chauffeur driven car service at both ends of your journey (conditions apply). Then if you're flying from London Heathrow T3, you can enjoy a streamlined serene start to your journey from the unique Upper Class Wing. After the personalised, dedicated check in, you'll beat the queues and whizz through a Private Security Channel. Which means there's more time to make the most of the award winning Clubhouse. Think 'luxury hotel' rather than 'airport lounge' and you'll get a sense of our Clubhouses. Some even have a spa. And even if you get really comfy we'll help make sure you don't miss your flight.

With a generous leather seat that flips niftily into one of the longest flat beds in any business class, plus the space to relax, talk and enjoy delicious food and drink, you've got your next few hours covered. The 33” wide, fully flat beds are super-comfy, even if you're a light sleeper. And if you'd rather stay awake there's lots to keep you entertained. Explore over 300 hours of films, games and TV. And keep track of progress on the Skymap. The time will fly by.

From preflight champagne, to restaurant quality meals timed to suit your body clock, you'll be spoiled for choice in the Upper Class cabin.

Upper Class is all about choice. So you can select your seat from 331 days before your flight, free of charge.

Virgin Atlantic Upper Class

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