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Let it Fly: Have You Packed Your Bag Yet?

by Moderator March - last edited October

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Ever wondered what your packing habits say about you? From shorts and sarongs to beach towels and bikinis, you can tell a lot about a person's travel preferences by what they choose to take on holiday.

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This weekend we delighted our passengers with a very special Christmas flight experience. Travellers flying on board our 787 Dreamliner from London Heathrow to Boston were surprised by some special visitors as Santa dropped by the aircraft during a trans-Atlantic reindeer training flight. Have a look and watch the magic unfold!

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The Virgin Atlantic Boeing Dreamliner 787-9Celebrating 30 years of transatlantic flights, Virgin Atlantic have released the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Prepare for an evolution in air travel.

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Virgin Atlantic’s new Birthday Girl takes to the SkiesOur very first Boeing 787 aircraft, Birthday Girl takes to the skies today, flying from London to Atlanta on a special celebration flight.

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BRIT Award-winning, platinum-selling London four-piece Rudimental and hit-makers Gorgon City will take to the skies to perform the first ever gig to be live streamed over the Atlantic Ocean. The two London based bands will wow an exclusive audience of super fans on the inaugural flight of the new Virgin Atlantic 787, as it flies from London to Atlanta, USA for the very first time on Thursday 23rd October 2014.

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This August, top comedians including Russell Kane and Richard Herring will be filling the air with laughter in a series of sky-high gigs. Kicking off today, our Little Red flights became the unofficial 300th Fringe venue, with passengers having the last laugh as they were treated to an exciting taste of the biggest ever Edinburgh Festival Fringe before they even touched down.

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