Articles tagged “virgin atlantic”

Airline Weekly

Delta, Virgin Group Invest $530 Million in Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic got an early Christmas present to the tune of $530 million. Delta Air Lines and the Virgin Group are pouring more money into the airline to support its continued recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Delta, Virgin Group Invest $530 Million in Virgin Atlantic

Airlines

Virgin Atlantic Will Settle for 60 Percent Full on Transatlantic Flights in Coming Weeks

Virgin Atlantic still has a long way to go to reach a complete recovery, but considering the airline was enormously close to not surviving the pandemic, even 60 percent full on major transatlantic routes by Christmas is a major boon for the company and a sign of even greater passenger numbers as it doesn't expect further border closures.

Virgin Atlantic Will Settle for 60 Percent Full on Transatlantic Flights in Coming Weeks

Business Travel

Business Travel Recovery Won’t Get Any Boost by U.S. Global Travel Reopening

Don’t expect an immediate return to 2019 levels of business travel traffic despite the hype in the buildup to the U.S. reopening borders on November 8.

Business Travel Recovery Won’t Get Any Boost by U.S. Global Travel Reopening

Business Travel

Las Vegas Emerging This Fall as the Hottest Corporate Travel Destination Despite Variant Worries

The city is in tune with the pandemic protocol: after the tourists, next come the business travelers. Las Vegas is edging towards recovery, but Delta variant concerns may spoil the party yet.

Las Vegas Emerging This Fall as the Hottest Corporate Travel Destination Despite Variant Worries

Business Travel

Airport Lounges Prep for the Return of a Healthier Breed of Business Traveler

This could be a long-term shift in behavior, but don't rule out more corks popping if international corporate travel, and all its paid-for perks, fully bounces back.

Airport Lounges Prep for the Return of a Healthier Breed of Business Traveler

Airlines

Airlines Reroute Flights Over Afghanistan as Kabul Airport Evacuations Continue

Missile attacks on commercial planes in recent years will be front of mind for many airlines. No risks will be taken in light of the escalation of militant activity across the country.

Airlines Reroute Flights Over Afghanistan as Kabul Airport Evacuations Continue

Airlines

Virgin Atlantic Considers a London Stock Market Listing: Reports

Sky News and the Financial Times said Richard Branson's carrier is mulling a fall IPO. It's unclear what executives at Delta Air Lines, a major shareholder, think about the prospect.

Virgin Atlantic Considers a London Stock Market Listing: Reports

Airlines

American Airlines and Virgin Atlantic Make Multi-Billion Dollar Bet on Electric Aircraft

American Airlines and Virgin Atlantic are the latest to make commitments for a new breed of electric aircraft. But with few more than glossy renderings and even fewer actually flying, the likelihood of this new breed of plane carrying passengers by mid-decade as promised is low.

American Airlines and Virgin Atlantic Make Multi-Billion Dollar Bet on Electric Aircraft

Airlines

Airline CEOs Tout UK-U.S. Travel Corridor Ahead of G7 But Would It Come Too Late?

Airlines have renewed their push for a UK-U.S. travel corridor following both countries' largely successful vaccination campaigns. But their arguments have fallen on seemingly deaf ears so far, raising doubts as to whether this latest push will make any difference.

Airline CEOs Tout UK-U.S. Travel Corridor Ahead of G7 But Would It Come Too Late?

Coronavirus

Meet the Cabin Crew Member Who’s Now Serving Covid Vaccinations

It's hard to think of a profession more suited to this line of work, and the latest example of the travel industry rallying to help on the frontlines.

Meet the Cabin Crew Member Who’s Now Serving Covid Vaccinations