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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.

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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 - last edited September

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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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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.

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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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