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Virgin Atlantic is a major British success story. From their first leased jumbo to the UK's second largest long haul airline, they've come a long way, and there's still much more to do!
Safety, security and consistent delivery of the basics are the foundations of everything they do. The success of their three year strategy requires them to build on these foundations by focusing on the business and leisure markets, and driving efficiency and effectiveness.

Virgin Atlantic from London Heathrow

Virgin Atlantic no longer fly to Sydney. They do fly to Hong Kong, Tokyo and East Coast North America where flights can be combined with some other airlines (particularly Air New Zealand) to construct Round The World itineraries.

Baggage Allowance
The following is the current baggage allowance on flights throughout the Virgin network.
Checked:  Economy Class   1 x 23 kgs      Prem Econ 2 x 23 kgs    Upper Class 3 x 32 kgs
Carry on:  Economy Cabin  1 x 10 kgs      Upper Class  2 x pieces (max combined 16 kgs)

Pre-Booked Seats
Seats can be pre-booked 60 days before departure.
To help you decide your preferred seating check the aircraft type on your flight itinerary and look at the following website: www.seatguru.com  

Online check in is available 24 hours before departure. 

Economy Class

Our famously friendly crew are busy making sure you have everything you need.  And there are a host of little extras.  A choice of 3 complimentary meals, a free amenity kit, our award winning blockbuster entertainment, a free newspaper from London and Manchester, as well as extra legroom options for a more roomy journey.  
We keep you topped up with your choice of complimentary drinks and delicious meals. Please tell us if you have any special dietary requirements and we'll happily tailor your inflight menu.
Your personal seat-back TV is packed with so much entertainment, you'll be left struggling to decide which must-see movies, shows and games to enjoy.

Premium Economy

Those extra few inches of space, a welcome glass of bubbly and after dinner liqueur, a proper workspace with in seat laptop power and a delicious meal served on china with stainless steel cutlery.
Our big, wide, purple leather seats are really comfortable. They have a 38in pitch, a headrest, leg rest and lumbar support. They’re just like a comfy armchair.
With dedicated check in and bag drop, we'll fast track your airport experience. Plus you’ll enjoy priority boarding and where possible, you and your bags will be one of the first off the plane when we arrive.
Sit back and take your pick from our must-see movies, shows, music and games. Or if you need to work, plug your laptop into the power point on your purple leather seat.
Your meal is served on china with stainless steel cutlery and a linen tablecloth, plus there’s a choice of wine and an after dinner liqueur to finish things off.

Upper Class

The feeling grows as you breeze the dedicated check-in and, at Heathrow, through private security.  Almost instantly, you find yourself in our stunning Clubhouse, where your only difficulty might be choosing between the spa or a cocktail.  And then, to your Upper Class Suite. 
This is the way to fly: a generous leather seat that flips niftily, into one of the longest flat beds in any business class.  An elegant in-flight bar and superb dining.
Our chauffeur transfer services make you feel like you’re on a luxury flight from the moment you leave for the airport.
Our 33'' wide flat beds are super-comfy, even for the toss-and-turners among you. And if you'd rather stay awake, we've laid on loads for you to do.
Our New Upper Class Suite is even more luxurious and comfortable, than ever before.  Boasting a new stylish cabin, futuristic bar, the longest flat bed in business class and so much more.
We’ve an amazing 300 hours of films, games, TV and the Skymap to keep you occupied. The time will fly by.