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Virgin Atlantic’s Cabin Crew to Swap Designer Threads for Ugly Christmas Jumpers

I’m not quite sure how happy the iconic British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood will be with Virgin Atlantic swapping out her cabin crew uniform for ugly Christmas sweaters but luckily it’s all for a very good cause. In celebration of…

UPDATE: Should Taxpayers Being Paying to Train Cabin Crew? Now Virgin Atlantic Launches Apprenticeship Scheme

A few days ago, we reported on changes in how new cabin crew at British Airways would be trained – with all crew who join the airline from March 2019 onwards being trained as apprentices.  And now, we’ve learned it’s…

Virgin Atlantic’s Brand Relies On Its Best In Market Passenger Experience But The Financials Are Horrid

Virgin Atlantic plunged into the red last year, recording a pre-tax loss of £28.4 million for the 12-months ending 31st December 2017 – that compares to a £23 million profit in 2016.  Not that the disappointing results were entirely unexpected…

Virgin Atlantic Cabin Crew Recruitment – Step by Step Process 2018

Since its founding in 1984, Virgin Atlantic has become known for its fun, quirky style.   And the airline’s cabin crew have become an incredibly important part of Virgin’s success, forming an iconic part of its brand image.  It’s no…

WATCH: It’s All In a Day’s Work For These Virgin Atlantic Cabin Crew As They Fly from London to LA

Ever wondered what Cabin Crew get up to on a long-haul flight?  It was a hard day’s work for these Virgin Atlantic flight attendants as they were filmed being put through their paces on the eleven and a half hour…

European Airlines Are Finally Catching Up With Inflight Wi-Fi: Virgin Atlantic Becomes First to be Fully Connected

It wasn’t that long ago that we thought of air travel as the one place where we couldn’t be contacted.  Being cut off from the outside world was actually a good thing.  How things have changed.  Now airlines are scored…

News Roundup – 20th June 2017. A Summary of Airline News from the Past Week

American Airlines has reacted to a furious customer backlash and abandoned plans to reduce seat pitch to just 29 inches in Economy Class on its new Boeing 737MAX jets.  Unlike British Airways who will push ahead with their plans to…

Pride In Flight: Big U.S. Airlines Show Support for LGBTQ Staff and Customers in June

President Trump might not be celebrating LGBT Pride this month but the Big Three U.S. airlines definitely are.  June, traditionally see’s Pride events held around the world to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) diversity.  It marks the Stonewall…

Virgin Atlantic Cabin Crew Salary and Benefits 2018

Why do people find working for Virgin Atlantic so special?  The answer, according to the official Virgin Atlantic blog is: ‘It’s the people’.  And it’s true – Virgin Atlantic employees are some of the happiest and most satisfied in the…

Apply Now: Virgin Atlantic Has Reopened Cabin Crew Recruitment

How do you fancy wearing ‘The Viv’?  That’s the Vivienne Westwood designed uniform, worn by Virgin Atlantic flight attendants to you and me.  Well, now could be your opportunity as Virgin Atlantic has just reopened recruitment to join their team…

The New A350-1000. Virgin Atlantic Cabin Crew Embark on a 12-Hour Flight to Nowhere

Long-haul flying can be a tough test of endurance at the best of times.  Cramped into a aircraft cabin for hours, crossing multiple time-zones and finally arriving at a faraway airport when you’re tired and weary.  But at least you…

Virgin Atlantic Predicts Rollercoaster Profits as Weak Pound Starts to Bite

On the face of it, yesterday was a good news day for Virgin Atlantic.  As the airline celebrated its inaugural flight to Seattle, it also announced the third year of successive profits in its annual financial results.  But at Brexit…

Can Cabin Crew Have Tattoos? The Rules, Policy and Exceptions

It seems like everyone has a tattoo nowadays.  Our attitude towards tattoos has become a lot more accepting in the last ten years.  But the majority of global airlines – including Emirates, Etihad, Qatar Airways and British Airways still have…

Time is Running Out. Virgin Atlantic Cabin Crew Recruitment Ends 20th January

You better be quick, Virgin Atlantic, who recently started an open-ended recruitment drive for new cabin crew will stop accepting new applications very soon. Virgin had advised aspiring candidates to submit their applications as soon as possible and warned that…