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Man arrested for running naked through plane's aisle, forces flight to turn back

A man ran naked through a Virgin Australia plane (Reuters)
Published on May 29, 2024 09:08 AM IST

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787 & British Airways A350 collides at Heathrow Airport

According to media reports, two aircraft -- G-XWBC and G-VDIA -- were involved in the incident at London Heathrow.
Updated on Apr 06, 2024 07:58 PM IST

Virgin Atlantic flight cancelled after passenger makes horrifying discovery

A Virgin Atlantic flight was cancelled after a passenger found missing bolts.
Published on Jan 23, 2024 12:30 PM IST

Virgin Atlantic cancels NYC-bound flight after passenger notices missing screws

New York City bound Virgin Atlantic flight was cancelled on Jan 15, minutes before takeoff, after passenger spotted missing screws on the plane's wing.
Published on Jan 23, 2024 10:39 AM IST

British Airways, Virgin Atlantic to limit ticket sales to London's Heathrow

British Airways, Virgin Atlantic to limit ticket sales to London's Heathrow
Updated on Dec 17, 2022 12:00 PM IST

Heathrow restrictions hit Virgin's India-London flight, more could follow

The limits on passenger numbers imposed by Heathrow airport to cope with a staff crunch are being imposed from July 12 to September 11.
Published on Jul 15, 2022 07:06 PM IST

Virgin challenges British Airways, offers first-ever flights to Austin and Texas

A Virgin Atlantic Airways plane taxis at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Virgin Atlantic has received 400 million pounds of new funding from its shareholders to help the airline ride out the coronavirus pandemic. 
Updated on Jan 10, 2022 08:10 PM IST

Virgin Atlantic mulls IPO as company looks to post-Covid future

Virgin Airways is currently majority-owned by Branson’s Virgin Group with the remaining 49% owned by Delta Air Lines Inc.
Published on Aug 07, 2021 10:35 PM IST

Hit by Covid crisis, Virgin Atlantic set to raise 160 mn pounds in new financing

In November, the company said that its 1.2 billion pound rescue deal secured two months prior meant that the airline can survive even if the travel situation were to worsen.
Published on Mar 14, 2021 03:56 PM IST

Airlines balk at refunds as UK tells travellers not to fly

The latest travel rules took effect Sunday, less than a day after they were announced, catching many with holiday travel plans off-guard.
Published on Dec 20, 2020 05:05 PM IST

Virgin Atlantic to start flights to Manchester from Mumbai, Delhi

The airline will operate one of its newest and fuel efficient aircraft, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, on these new routes.
Updated on Oct 19, 2020 10:31 PM IST

Virgin Atlantic ‘still talking’ with UK government on bailout

The report also claimed that talks with the government for a 500 million pounds ($618 million) bailout package had been “effectively shelved”.
Updated on Apr 26, 2020 05:43 PM IST

Brexit ‘saddest’ event for UK since World War II, says Richard Branson

Britain is now awaiting a decision from Brussels about whether the bloc will delay the U.K.’s scheduled departure to prevent a chaotic no-deal exit in just eight days.
Updated on Oct 24, 2019 09:44 AM IST

Jet Airways’ ex-partners, rivals launch replacement routes to fill India capacity void

In Jet’s absence, cash-strapped Air India is the only Indian carrier that operates widebody jets capable of non-stop flights to Europe and US.
Updated on Jun 03, 2019 11:03 AM IST

IWD 2019: Empowering women, one act, one day at a time. Read some inspiring stories this Women’s Day

I’s the day of empowerment, uplifting our own spirits and the ladies around you. Read some inspirational stories of a few women who are working towards making the world a happier place.
Updated on Mar 09, 2019 09:13 PM IST
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