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The England Team leave for South Africa

by Moderator June 2010 - last edited February 2013 by Community Manager

Yesterday we flew the England team out to South Africa for the FIFA 2010 World Cup, and didn't they all look dapper. Here's some photos as they left London Heathrow for Johannesburg:

 

Virgin Atlantic CEO Steve Ridgway and Flight Crew

Virgin Atlantic CEO Steve Ridgway and Heathrow Airport Operations team

 

 

Airport staff gather to wave off the team

Airport staff gather to wave off the team

 

 

The team and their manager

The team and their manager

 

 

Wayne Rooney looking happy and relaxed ahead of the competiton

Wayne Rooney looking happy and relaxed ahead of the competition

 

 

Fabio and his gang

Fabio and his gang

 

 

The England Squad ready to depart

The England Squad ready to depart

 

 

Lift off for South Africa...

Lift off for South Africa...

 

The team landed safely in South Africa this morning and we look forward to bringing them home again soon - hopefully with the cup on board!


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Maxine Sheppard

Maxine is the editor of the Virgin Atlantic blog. Travel and music are her joint first loves, and despite having written for Virgin for more years than she cares to remember she still loves nothing more than jumping on a plane in search of new sights and new sounds.