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Landing one of the newest, most advanced aircraft in the skies takes skill, nerve and years of training. So just imagine what’s involved in landing a whole fleet. That’s precisely what Clare Mahony has just helped to do for Virgin Atlantic...

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Virgin Atlantic Engineers Matt and Lee.pngWhen you’re flying hundreds of people to far-flung destinations at 37,000 feet, safety has to be your top priority. But, as well as being an essential part of our operations here at Virgin Atlantic, it can also make for an extremely interesting career move.

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When our IT Innovation Manager Tim Graham heard in late 2013 that our IT partner, SITA, was conducting experiments with wearable computing devices such as Google Glass, the idea of using such wearable tech to raise the bar on airline customer service got his immediate attention, and the project was born.

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Working for Virgin Atlantic can open up a world of opportunities beyond the day job, leading to all kinds of new experiences, friendships, skills and stretching of comfort zones. And our involvement in We Day is just the latest of those adventures. But don't just take it from us – let's see what our people have to say for themselves, about We Day, about Free The Children, and about working for Virgin Atlantic.

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Staff Files: Meet Captain Geoff Andreasen - Part Two

by Moderator September 2013 - last edited October 2013

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In part two of our interview with Captain Geoff Andreasen we take a look at some of the other things our pilots get involved with behind the scenes – and find out exactly what it takes to fly a plane.

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