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NEWS: BA won’t fire to re-hire as it nears Union agreement, new BA route & Virgin refund promise

BA won’t “fire to re-hire” any more staff as it nears agreement – Alex Cruz faces Parliamentary committee   Alex Cruz, BA’s CEO appeared before the Transport Select Committee today following on from Willie Walsh’s previous appearance. Alex revealed that last week BA flew 187,000 passengers compared to just under a…





NEWS: New Virgin routes & more details on Upper Class food service, Emirates at full route capacity 2021, St Lucia eases tourist restrictions

New Virgin Routes Virgin Atlantic has announced it will be launching flights to Pakistan in December 2020.   This is no doubt due to the fact that PIA have been banned from Europe after it was revealed that a high percentage of their pilots had dodgy licenses!    Operating three new routes from…





Is it worth joining Virgin Flying Club even if you mainly collect Avios? Part 1 earning miles & status

With the announcements last week from Virgin Atlantic which gave some very impressive additions to the Flying Club, it is well worth a look to see if you should be collecting Virgin miles as well as Avios. Although most of us won’t be flying long haul for a while, the…


NEWS: Fantastic! – Virgin Atlantic make it much easier to upgrade to Upper Class using vouchers and miles & extends existing vouchers

Today Virgin has made some excellent improvements to their Flying Club. You can read about how you can earn status without ever buying a cash ticket in this article.   Easier use of Companion, Upgrade and Clubhouse vouchers and easier upgrades The Virgin Atlantic credit card is one of the…