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Virgin Atlantic selects A330neo for its fleet

Virgin Atlantic has selected 14 A330-900s to replace its A330ceos from 2021, with options to further expand its fleet of highly efficient wide-body aircraft. The firm order for eight aircraft and six additional on lease from Air Lease Corporation (ALC) (NYSE: AL), was signed at the Paris Air Show by Shai Weiss, Virgin Atlantic CEO…

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Virgin Atlantic orders 12 A350 XWB

UK based Virgin Atlantic Airways has selected the A350-1000, the largest member of the A350 Family, to become the latest aircraft in its fleet, operating from both London Heathrow and Gatwick airports. The airline is purchasing eight A350-1000s for deliveries commencing in 2019, and four new aircraft on long term leases from ALC from 2020,…

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Virgin Atlantic Airways First 787-9 Dreamliner

LONDON /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Virgin Atlantic Airways are celebrating the delivery of the airline’s first 787-9 Dreamliner. The airline is the first European airline to take delivery of the 787-9 and plans to operate the airplane initially on its London Heathrow to Boston route. Virgin Atlantic’s first 787-9 touched down at London’s Gatwick…

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Delta Buys large stake of Virgin Atlantic

Today December 11, 2012 a major announcement after weeks of speculation has been swirling in the airline industry. Delta is to purchase 49% of Virgin Atlantic. This is a good thing but also a not so good thing. Sure we all like to make business deals looking for growth with our business and partnerships are…

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Virgin Atlantic confirms order for ten Airbus A330 aircraft

Photo Provided Courtesy of Airbus Strong investment in today’s most eco-efficient aircraft British based Virgin Atlantic Airways, has bought six A330-300 long-range aircraft from Airbus, and is leasing a further four from AerCap. The contract was formally completed on December 30th, 2009, following an initial announcement earlier in June. The aircraft are Virgin Atlantic’s first…

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