Virgin Atlantic Airways is a survivor. For most of its year history, the plucky British airline has been taking the fight to larger and more established rivals. Through it all, Virgin Atlantic has survived everything from the economic recession to an underhanded smear campaign by British Airways during the early s.
Back in April, Virgin Atlantic revealed the exciting new designs for its forthcoming Airbus A jets. Now, the airline has begun scheduling the first flights with the new aircraft, and passengers traveling from London to New York have reason to get exciting. The jet will operate six weekly flights initially.
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As expected, Virgin Atlantic has just revealed their brand new Upper Class seat, which will debut on their newly delivered Airbus As this year. The airline is expected to take delivery of 12 of these planes, with all the planes joining their fleet by hopefully the newly ordered Aneos also get these seats. This comes just a couple of weeks after British Airways revealed their new Club Suitewhich will also debut on their As this summer.
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Just eight seats were installed, offering unprecedented levels of comfort by Eighties standards. The new Upper Class product features all-new flat-bed seats measuring 6ft 10in, a sliding privacy door and an area known as The Loft for socialising. Virgin Atlantic has not yet said exactly when the new jet, to be known as Red Velvet, will enter service.
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