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Virgin atlantic airlines

Virgin Atlantic is one of the top UK airlines and also made it into the top 10 of best airlines in the world!  They fly to a variety of destinations worldwide focusing mainly on long-haul trips, especially to America.

They are especially a great airline to use if you are flying with children and offer a range of onboard services to keep little ones entertained including kid’s packs, car seats and cots.  The also offer nutritious child-friendly meals for fussy eaters and meals for babies under 12 months of age so you really don’t have to worry and you can rest knowing everything will be taken care off.

Virgin Atlantic offer 3 fare types Economy, Premium Economy and Upper class so you can really choose what’s best for you and make your journey as comfortable as possible.

The upper-class service is superior and includes a range of fantastic services such as your own private chauffeur service to and from the airport, Superfast check-in and private security channel* through to the Virgin clubhouse, access to Virgins Clubhouse with pre-flight meals, wines & signature cocktails plus complimentary spa treatments, a bar onboard the plane where you can relax or socialise and much more!

More information on each fare type can be found below.

Economy

Seating

Virgin Atlantic economy seating

Each Economy seat is fitted with standard comfy padded seating that has head cushions, if you require extra leg room then this can be booked online up to 24 hours before departure.

Entertainment

Virgin Atlantic Entertainment

Each seat has its own TV equipped with Virgins award-winning entertainment system, they also have kid’s entertainment packages with 100’s to choose from including movies, TV shows and games.  Episodes can also be paused and rewound plus there is the added benefit of a parental lock so you can relax knowing they’re only watching things they should be.

Food

Virgin Atlantic Food

Virgin offer a fantastic complimentary meal service in Economy, bottles of water are handed out during the flight along with pre-dinner drinks service.   With the meal, there is a cold starter and 3 main meals to choose from so you can be sure you will find something that will get your taste buds watering.  Either afternoon tea or breakfast is also served prior to landing depending on the time of your arrival.

Champagne can be added to your flight at an extra cost if you are celebrating that special occasion.

Baggage

Virgin Atlantic airline baggage

Economy class are entitled to one bag weighing no more than 23kg plus additional items in hang baggage such as camera, handbag, books, laptop, umbrella, walking stick and duty-free goods.

Premium Economy

Seating

Virgin Atlantic premium seating

As a Premium Economy ticket holder, you are allocated your own check-in desk and priority boarding so you can beat the ques. Onboarding you are issued with a pre-flight drink so you can really kick start your holiday and get in the mood.  The premium Economy seating really enhances comfort during your flight.  You are given thick padded seats with extra legroom and a superb headrest so you can be sure to get a good sleep on your flight, there is also a small table in between the seats so you can relax with your drinks without the need to have the food table out.

Entertainment

Virgin Atlantic premium entertainment

Each seat has its own TV equipped with Virgins award-winning entertainment system, they also have kid’s entertainment packages with 100’s to choose from including movies, TV shows and games.  Episodes can also be paused and rewound plus there is the added benefit of a parental lock so you can relax knowing they’re only watching things they should be.

In addition to this, you have in-seat power outlets for your gadgets and onboard WIFI for a small fee so you can keep in touch while on your flight.

Food

Virgin Atlantic premium food

Dining Is really a treat in Premium Economy with a selection of freshly prepared meals, sandwiches and warm scones plus access to Virgins “Wander wall” where you can stretch your legs and pick up yummy treats and have a chat.  Complimentary drinks are also available.

Baggage

Virgin Atlantic airline baggage

Upgrading to Premium economy doubles your baggage allowance! You are entitled to bring two bags weighing 23kg each which we think is absolutely fantastic.  If required you can swap a bag for a piece of sports equipment you can also bring the items in hand baggage listed in Economy.

Upper Class

Seating

Virgin Atlantic upper class seating

The upper-class seating offers a private seating pod with direct access to the aisle, the seats are large and extremely comfy leather seats that lay fully flat and turn into a bed! There is also space for a friend or colleague to come join you for a chat, so you can really make yourself at home.

Entertainment

Virgin Atlantic upper class entertainment

Each seat has its own TV equipped with Virgins award-winning entertainment system offering a whole range of movies, TV shows, music and much more.  There is also a power outlet for your laptop and free WIFI available so you can carry on working during our flight.

Food

Virgin Atlantic upper class food

Dining on a plane just got a whole lot better with fine linen, cutlery and a whole selection of first-class meals made with the finest selection of ingredients.  Onboarding you are offered a glass of champagne or buck’s fizz to help you relax.  Predinner drinks are also served along with hot and cold meals, delicious desserts and cheese and biscuits for after!

Baggage

Virgin Atlantic airline baggage

The baggage in upper class is absolutely fantastic. Each person is allowed three bags weighing an amazing 32kg each! That’s a whole lot of shopping to bring home!  As well as your hold baggage you can carry on the items listed in Economy and Premium Economy class.  Again as with premium Economy if needed you can swap a bag for sports equipment.