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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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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.

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Did you know you lose about a third of your sensitivity to taste and smell in the air? We're thrilled to be working with MEATliquor founders Yianni Papoutsis and Scott Collins in an ongoing effort to fine tune our onboard fare...

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Staff Files: The Dispatch Team

by Moderator June 2013 - last edited June 2013

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Our dispatch team recently had starring roles in the four-part BBC behind-the-scenes show Airport Live, but what does it take to work in this high pressure environment? We spill the beans...

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