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Being a Virgin Atlantic employee opens the door to all manner of exciting fundraising opportunities. We caught up with staff member Samantha Markham after her demanding cycle ride from Boston to New York City, to find out how she got involved and what the event meant to her...


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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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We're very proud of how Virgin Atlantic continues to be an in-demand brand, and our Press Office is always on hand to support requests from the media and ensure we're seen in the best possible light. And for our Press Officers, this means no two days are ever quite the same. In fact, some days can be downright surreal.


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.


Staff Files: Meet Captain Geoff Andreasen - Part One

by Moderator September 2013 - last edited September 2013

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We recently had the pleasure of catching up with Captain Geoff Andreasen who retires this year, some 23 years after joining Virgin Atlantic in 1990.


Inspirational Journeys: A Bike Ride Across America

by Moderator August 2013 - last edited August 2013

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In a new series on the blog, we’re lifting the lid on some truly inspirational journeys to uncover the stories of the people who make them. Kicking things off is the remarkable tale of 53 year old Edinburgh surgeon Chris Oliver, recently back from cycling across the USA.