Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Atlantic Flying Club

New Virgin A350 Upper Class Seat – the whole truth & nothing but the truth

A few things –  All flights, hotels and associated costs were paid by Virgin Atlantic. The outbound flight was a press-only charter. Virgin Atlantic staff from various departments were onboard for questions and “issues”. Virgin are very proud of this new product. I was excited.  Now I am a bit sad…



Virgin Atlantic Upper Class A330-300 (new seats) & Upper Class wing review – London to JFK

Upper Class wing check-in On all my previous Virgin Upper Class flights I had connected through Heathrow on ex Dublin tickets so I had never actually used the Upper Class Wing. On this one I had used miles to upgrade a premium economy ticket so I was determined to give it…




Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse London Heathrow T3 review – the best lounge at Heathrow?

Who gets access to the Clubhouse? You can access the Clubhouse if you are flying in Upper Class with Virgin, hold Virgin Gold status or Delta SkyMiles Platinum Medallion and are flying with either airline. The lounge The lounge at Terminal 3 is with all the other lounges and above…


News & offers: BA’s Easter treat & wi-fi, Virgin’s aircraft lease, £60 off flights & more

BA’s Easter Treat for Executive Club members British Airways are again offering special lounge access for Gold & GGL Cardholders over the Easter holidays. If you are currently due to travel you should be informed by email from British Airways or when you check in for your flight. Between 26…


News: Dubai flights, Atlantis the Palm & Bahamas offers, Virgin sells ‘Air’

Dubai flights from £1108 Whilst looking at various options to get to the UAE I found quite a number of bargain flights which I thought I would share with you. Most of these are ex EU so you would need to factor in the cost of getting to the starting point as well….


Bargains: Virgin redemptions, BA Premium economy (upgradeable) + Qatar news

Virgin last-minute cut price Upper Class redemptions If you can squeeze in a last-minute flight to Miami and have some Virgin miles to burn there are some great value redemptions on offer with Virgin Atlantic in Upper Class. If you can fly between 14 February and 14 March it will…


Virgin’s ex Air Berlin aircraft business class, CAA probe seat charges, Qantas video

Virgin ‘spins’ new ex Air Berlin business class Virgin has launched a major PR exercise and rebranding to introduce the ex Air Berlin aircraft which I talked about in this article. From May this year the aircraft will be used on certain routes from Manchester for the summer. So if…