Virgin Atlantic Booking
Virgin Atlantic with its headquarters in Crawley in United Kingdom was founded as British Atlantic Airways in 1984. The maiden flight flew from London to Newark paving way for other Virgin Atlantic airline carrying over a million passengers by the end of the decade. The airline was the first to introduce personal televisions to its business class passengers. Members of the frequent flyer program of the airline, Flying Club can avail the best deals while Virgin Atlantic online booking. The airline was ranked as the best airline in Europe by TripAdvisor and also won accolades for its unique and innovative sustainable on-board food and drinks menu.
About Virgin Atlantic
The airline established in the year 1984 has a fleet of 46 Boeing and Airbus aircraft and covers some 33 destinations in the Caribbean, North America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Controlled by the Virgin Atlantic Limited, Virgin Atlantic Airways along with Virgin Holidays is owned by the Virgin Group with the remaining share of 49 percent owned by Delta. The airline operates from its main hub in London based out of the two airports: Heathrow and Gatwick with its second hub in Manchester. The airline in 2008 flew the first ever commercial flight in the world using biofuel. Subsequently, it made an order of 15 dreamliners which burn 27 percent less fuel than the A340. Not just this, the airline has many other feats in its kitty. In 2003, it launched its Upper class suite with the longest flat bed in any Business class. At Heathrow Airport, passengers can relax at the Virgin Clubhouse availing its many offerings such as a cocktail bar, a Cowshed spa, salon, brasserie, and even a gaming zone.
Virgin Atlantic Flight Status
To know your Virgin Atlantic flight status, select the date of travel followed by the flight number. In case you don’t know your flight number, simply put in the departure and destination and click on search. Virgin Atlantic flight PNR status can give the passengers, details on flight schedules.
Virgin Atlantic Online Booking
Go to the website of the airline and click on ‘book’ for Virgin Atlantic online booking. Type in the departure date, origin and arrival destination, choose the class of travel, and number of passengers. Next, choose how you would like to pay; you can select from the option of money, miles or miles plus money to pay for your ticket. Apart from this, you can also enter a voucher or event code before you hit search.
Virgin Atlantic Web Check In
Virgin Atlantic web check in can be done 24 hours before the departure. Virgin Atlantic check in can be completed in three ways. Enter either the booking reference number, ticket number, or Flying Club number followed by your departure airport.
Virgin Atlantic Baggage Allowance
Virgin Atlantic baggage allowance varies with the different cabins. If you are flying Economy Light then you are only allowed hand luggage. Economy, Classic and Delight class allows one piece of check baggage up to 23 kg and measuring up to 90 x 75 x 43 cm. Premium class passengers are allowed two pieces of checked baggage up to 23 kg each. Passengers flying Upper class can check three pieces of baggage each up to 32 kg in weight. When it comes to hand luggage, Economy passengers can carry up to 10 kg of an item measuring 23 x 36 x 56 cm in the cabin along with a personal item. On an Upper class fare, the passengers are allowed two items weighing 16 kg in total.
Virgin Atlantic inflight services
Virgin Atlantic is ranked among the airlines for the best interiors and in-flight amenities even for the Economy passengers. The Virgin Atlantic offers three classes of travel to its passengers with a promise of comfort and a great hospitality waiting in the skies in all the cabins. One of the unique services on board is the express menu for shorter night flights. Passengers can also pre-book items to buy from the airline’s Retail Therapy site at duty-free rates before the flight and get it delivered on board. Virgin flying Club members get to earn 2 points for every 1 euro spent on Retail Therapy. On board Wi Fi is available on select flights and the instructions are given in the in-flight magazine, Vera on how to enable and access the connection. The WiFi comes at a charge and varies with the package you’ve chosen.
Virgin Atlantic Economy Class
All Economy services on Virgin Atlantic flights include free 10 kg of hand luggage, on board WiFi, in-flight entertainment, complimentary snacks and drinks, in-seat charging ports, goodie packs for kids. Economy cabin service is divided into three categories: Economy Delight makes your check-in easy through Premium check-in and priority boarding and getting to sit in a 34-inch seat with extra legspace. Economy Classic is where you don’t have to pay for the seat of your choice as it already comes with advanced seat assignment. Economy Light is meant for people who pack less and travel light with only hand luggage and hence get to pay less for the seat. The Economy meal includes a cold appetiser, choice of three main courses, a dessert and crackers along with red or white wine. In case you want a special meal, go to ‘My Bookings’ and state your preference 24 hours before your flight, and for a Kosher meal place a request 48 hours before the departure.
Virgin Atlantic Premium Class
Your Premium experience starts with a priority check-in and bag drop and priority boarding. Once on board, the premium passengers are greeted with a complimentary drink and a newspaper. The leather seat is 21-inch in width and is equipped with a headrest, footrest with a 38-inch seat pitch. The seat has an in-built charging point. The Premium cabin offers in-flight WiFi on selected flights for a fee. For long-haul or overnight flights, the passengers will be given amenity kits consisting of eyeshades, earplugs and other essentials. The Premium passengers can also select and reserve the seat of their choice 331 days ahead of departure of the flight at no extra cost. The meals aboard a Premium cabin are served in chinaware with proper cutlery and a linen napkin and a bottle of red or white wine selected by the wine merchants. Post the meal, passengers will get tea with a selection of sandwiches and cakes. A true British experience.
Virgin Atlantic Upper Class
Arrive at the airport in a chauffeur-driven car after which you can head to the Clubhouse or Virgin Atlantic lounge to relax before you board the flight. Relish on the delectable food options at the Clubhouse before flight. The plush leather seats are spacious and double up as flatbeds and measure 22 inches in width with a 27.5 degree recline with a seat pitch of up to 30 inches. Upper class passengers can pre-select their meals with the ‘PreSelect service’ by browsing the menu days before the flight. The a la carte meal is paired with wine, champagne, or beer. The meals are served in designer ware along with the finest of linen. An aperitif is served before the main meal and passengers can check out the on board bar for nibbles, drinks and more.
Virgin Atlantic Customer Care
Virgin Atlantic India customer care
is 18001023000 available from 9.15 am to 5.15 pm and can be reached from Monday to Saturday. The same number can be used by the Flying Club members.
Virgin Atlantic Top Sectors
In India, the airline serves the capital Delhi to London flights
as of now. Mumbai to London flights
, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Dubai and Tel Aviv are the destinations in Asia served by the airline. Some of the Virgin Atlantic top sectors across the world are Cancun, Johannesburg, Belfast, Glasgow, London, Miami, Jamaica, Seattle, Los Angeles, St Lucia, Lagos among others.