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Virgin Atlantic Airways

Virgin Atlantic Airways corporate information, Flying Club frequent flyers program, major hubs, airline contacts and more details explained in this article.

Virgin Atlantic Airways Corporate Info:

Virgin Atlantic Airways, started in the early 80s with the help of Richard Branson of Virgin Records, was the first airline to offer individual TVs to their business class passengers. They fly to 31 destinations worldwide The corporate headquarters is located in Crawley, England, United Kingdom. Virgin Atlantic operated its inaugural flight June 22, 1984 with service between London Gatwick Airport and Newark.

Virgin Atlantic Airways Stats:

  • Over 8,118 employees in 2004/2005
  • Operates 35 aircraft
  • Passengers carried was 4.4 million in 2004/2005
  • Ownership is split 51% Richard Branson’s Virgin group and 49% Singapore Airlines

Major Hubs of Virgin Atlantic Airways:

  • London, England: LHR
  • London, England: LGW

Virgin Atlantic Airways Rewards Programs/Perks:

Virgin Atlantic Airways’ frequent flyer program is called the Flying Club. You earn miles for flights taken. If you have a Virgin Atlantic Flying Club credit card (offered through American Express) or use their Partners services, you can earn miles and redeem them for rewards. The Flying Club has three levels: Red, Silver, and Gold. Being a Silver or higher member, you will get bonus mileage, exclusive member reservation numbers, upgrade vouchers, and special check in.

Virgin Atlantic’s member lounge is called Clubhouse. They are located at Heathrow, Gatwick, JFK, Newark, Washington, San Francisco, Johannesburg, Tokyo, Hong Kong. They share lounges that are owned by the Airport Authority or other airlines for members who are traveling to airports that do not have a Clubhouse.

Virgin Atlantic Airways Contacts:

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