Africa: Virgin Atlantic Celebrates 18 years of Flying from Lagos

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Virgin Atlantic is excited to celebrate 18 years this July since it launched its first flight from Nigeria on 6 July 2001 on-board a Boeing 747-200 from Lagos to London and beyond. Since the year 2001 Virgin Atlantic has welcomed over three million customers on board and carried over 5.5 million kilograms of Cargo. Today customers travelling with Virgin Atlantic […]

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Africa: Virgin Atlantic Airlifts Three Million Passengers In Nigeria In 18 Years

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Virgin Atlantic has ferried at least three millions passengers between Nigeria and United Kingdom since it commenced flight operations into the West African country on July 6, 2001. The airline also said that within the same period, it had carried over 5.5 million kilograms of cargo between the two countries and beyond. A statement by Funmilayo Fagbemi, Marketing Executive, Virgin […]

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Africa: Virgin Atlantic appoints new Commercial Manager for Nigeria

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Virgin Atlantic has announced the appointment of Justin Bell as the airline’s Commercial Manager for Nigeria. The airline in a statement said Justin will be responsible for the airline’s daily commercial activity in the region and will commence duties in June 2019. Justin will be familiar to many in Nigeria, having been Virgin Atlantic’s Airport Manager in Lagos for the […]

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Aviation: Virgin Atlantic unveil details of Its First A350-1000

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Virgin Atlantic has unveiled details of its long-awaited Airbus A350-1000 aircraft, which includes an entirely new Upper Class cabin, featuring a brand new suite and social space. On sale this month, the airline’s first A350, named Red Velvet, will take to the skies from late summer 2019. As the first airline to introduce an on-board bar, Virgin Atlantic has taken […]

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Aviation: Virgin Atlantic reveals new Flying Icons

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Virgin Atlantic is saying farewell to its Flying Lady and welcoming five new “Flying Icons” to adorn its brand new A350-1000 fleet. The high flyers are a diverse range of men and women representing modern Britain, rolled out on four brand new A350-1000 aircraft this year, followed by a further eight by 2021. Virgin Atlantic’s use of the Flying Lady […]

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Africa: Virgin Atlantic Celebrates 17 Years of Flying to Nigeria with a 17% discount Offer

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For 17 years since, Virgin Atlantic has been connecting friends, uniting families, flying people to epic business meetings, conferences and life-changing deals. Flying travellers on honeymoons, dream holidays and their must-see destinations, Virgin Atlantic have been making dreams come true for 17 years and 35 000 ft. Samuel Lindfield, Head of Virgin Atlantic in Nigeria says, “It’s with immense pride […]

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Aviation: Virgin Atlantic unveil three new ways to fly as part of its £300 million investment in economy

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Virgin Atlantic has announced the launch of three new ways to fly economy as part of a multimillion pound investment in the cabin for the 21st century traveller. According to a press release from the airline, from spring 2018 it will introduce ‘economy delight, ‘economy classic’ and ‘economy light’ tickets. It said the three new ways to fly will allow […]

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Africa: Virgin Atlantic to review agreement with FG on Lagos/London route

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British carrier, Virgin Atlantic, has indicated plans to review its bilateral agreement with the federal government through the ministry of aviation. The review according to the Country Manager of the airline in Nigeria, Samuel Lindfield, will enable the British carrier to increase the seven frequencies it is presently enjoying the Lagos/London route weekly. The need to apply for more frequency […]

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Africa: Virgin Atlantic to add A350-1000 airline to its Nigerian fleet, records success in 2017

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Virgin Atlantic airlines has revealed plans to expand its fleet plying the Nigeria route with the planned acquisition of a new aircraft, the A300-1000, to further bolster its position on the route. The airline made this statement when it hosted the media to a lunch at the Sky Restaurant on Tuesday at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The […]

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Aviation: Virgin Atlantic’s “Business is an Adventure” event lands in Africa

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Virgin Atlantic founder, Sir Richard Branson joined a panel of inspiring business leaders and rising stars from across South Africa and Nigeria for Virgin Atlantic’s “Business is an adventure” event at Future Space, Johannesburg. Hot off the heels of events across North America the “Business is an adventure” series touches down in South Africa for the first time to shine […]

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