Heathrow Airport Opens Grey Goose Loft

Bacardi Global Travel Retail and Virgin Atlantic have announced the opening of the Grey Goose Loft at the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at London Heathrow. Guests are offered an amuse-bouche on arrival at the bar, with professional mixologists creating tailor-made Grey Goose cocktails. Over the coming months Virgin Atlantic Upper Class passengers will see a series … Continued

Which airline has the most attractive cabin crew?

Virgin Atlantic‘s cabin crew have been voted the world’s most attractive in a survey of British business travelers – traditionally the most frequent flyers. The Virgin Atlantic crew, who traditionally dress in red, beat competition from Singapore Airlines and Etihad in the survey of 1000 business travelers. Virgin’s stunning 53 percent of votes is credited … Continued

Virgin Atlantic offers helicopter transfers in Tokyo

Virgin Atlantic has become the first airline to lay on a complimentary helicopter transfer for its Upper Class passengers between Tokyo’s Narita International Airport and the center of the city. Around 75 km to the east of Tokyo, Narita is infamous for its remoteness and poor links to the heart of the metropolis. New bus … Continued

Hong Kong airport lounge tops world’s best

The Wing airport lounge at Hong Kong International Airport has been chosen as the best in the world by guidebook publisher Frommers. In a guide compiled for USA Today, Frommer’s picked the world’s top ten executive lounges, putting Cathay Pacific‘s 4,500 square meter facility in first place. Reserved for Cathay’s first and business class passengers, … Continued

Airline lounges – who has the best?

Last week, Hong Kong-flag carrier Cathay Pacific unveiled its new lounge at Hong Kong International airport, promising a “new level of comfort and convenience.” “The Cabin” is spread across 1,339 square meters and designed by Foster and Partners to be “contemporary, refreshing and dynamic.” Passengers can choose between 5 zones designed for different purposes, including … Continued

Revealed: the world’s best inflight experiences

Passengers looking for the best inflight experience would be wise to stick with the Virgin brand, if the gongs handed out in a recent award ceremony are anything to go by. Last week, the Airline Passenger Experience Association’s (APEX) annual Passenger Choice Awards lauded both V Australia and Virgin America for providing the “Best Overall … Continued

Von Teese helps Virgin celebrate

Virgin Atlantic airways celebrated their 10th anniversary of non-stop flights to Las Vegas from London at McCarran International Airport yesterday. Dita Von Teese and President Sir Richard Branson posed for photos with the image of Von Teese emblazoned on the aircraft behind them. She wore red Christian Louboutin heels, fishnet stockings and a red corset … Continued

Richard Branson launches V Australia airline

Virgin Atlantic president Sir Richard Branson celebrated Virgin Atlantic’s 25th birthday this year by launching a new airline V Australia, and throwing an extravagant launch party in Hollywood’s Chateau Marmont on Sunset Boulevard in LA. Branson has embarked on an eight-day journey around the world to mark the launch of the newest Virgin airline V … Continued