Virgin Atlantic Airways. Aircrafts and reviews

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Virgin Atlantic Airways (VAA) known as Virgin Atlantic is British airline company that is operating flights, mainly on medium and long distances. The main airports/hubs – Gatwick and Heathrow in London and also airport in Manchester. 51% of the company’s shares owns Virgin Group, the other 49% – American Delta Air Lines.

Route network of British airline company counts 31 destinations. The flights are made to North America, the Caribbean, Africa, to Middle East and to Asia.

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Company ratings and achievements

4-Star-Airline_150 4-STAR airline by SKYTRAX, represents good quality of services.
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"Virgin Atlantic" takes 14 place in "AIRLINE SAFETY RATING 2017" by JACDEC.
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Virgin Atlantic’s airplanes

As the company is operating the flights to long distances, passenger fleet consists of long-haul airplanes.

As of September 14, 2017 "Virgin Atlantic" operates a mainline fleet of 39 airplanes, 3 more are ordered. The average age of planes is 7.9 years.

The oldest aircraft is Boeing 747-400, with reg.number G-VBIG. It is 21.3 years old. The newest one is Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, with reg.number G-VBOW. It is - 0.5 years old


“VA’s” aircraft fleet. Photos and seat maps

Airbus A330-300 – 10 aircrafts
Airbus A330-300 Virgin Atlantic
  • The newest one – G-VUFO - 5.0 years
  • The oldest aircraft – G-VSXY - 6.7 years

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Airbus A330-300 +

Airbus A340-600 (Airbus A340-600) – 7 aircrafts
Airbus A340-600 Virgin Atlantic Airways
  • The newest one – G-VBUG - 10.6 years
  • The oldest aircraft – G-VWIN - 11.6 years

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Airbus A340-600 +

Boeing 747-400 (Boeing 747-400) – 8 aircrafts
 Boeing 747-400 Virgin Atlantic Airways
  • The newest one – G-VROY - 16.3 years
  • The oldest aircraft – G-VBIG - 21.3 years

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Boeing 747-400 +

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner – 17 aircrafts
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Virgin Atlantic Airways
  • The newest one – N/A
  • The oldest aircraft – G-VNEW - 3.0 years

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Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner +

Official website – www.virgin-atlantic.com