Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic, West Sussex, United Kingdom, 06850


Phone : 1800 102 3000

Website : Virgin Atlantic

Founted : 1984

Key People : Shai Weiss

About Virgin Atlantic Airlines

Virgin Atlantic, a trading name of Virgin Atlantic Airways Limited and Virgin Atlantic International Limited, is a British airline headquartered in Crawley, England. The airline was founded in 1984 as British Atlantic Airways and was originally planned by its co-founders, Randolph Fields. and Alan Hellary to fly between London and the Falkland Islands. Shortly after the name change to Virgin Atlantic Airways, Fields sold his interest in the company after disagreements with Richard Branson over the management of the company. The first flight from Gatwick Airport to Newark International Airport took place on June 22, 1984. The airline is controlled along with Virgin Holidays  by a holding company, Virgin Atlantic Limited, which is 51% owned by the Virgin Group and 49% owned by Delta Air Lines. It is administratively separate from other Virgin-branded airlines. Virgin Atlantic Airways Limited and Virgin Atlantic International Limited hold Type A Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) operating licenses (AOC numbers 534 and 2435 respectively) allowing these airlines, operating as Virgin Atlantic Airways, to carry passengers carrying cargo and mail on aircraft with 20 or more seats.

Virgin Atlantic Airlines Reservations

Explore Atlanta's restaurants, bars and vibrant nightlife and enjoy a vibrant and cultural city. Stroll the Atlanta Beltway and relax in Piedmont Park. Fly to Atlanta with Virgin Atlantic and discover all the city has to offer. Direct flights daily from London Heathrow (LHR) and four times a week from Manchester (MAN).

Virgin Atlantic Air Airline Classes

These are the classes

  • Economy
  • Economy Plus
  • Business
  • First

Virgin Atlantic Airlines Facilities

Economy passengers can expect two meals on most Virgin Atlantic long-haul flights. It starts with a welcome cocktail or beer, wine and spirits and soft drinks. When you fly in Virgin Atlantic's premium cabin, you'll receive dedicated check-in, priority boarding and priority baggage drop upon arrival (where possible). In addition, you benefit from the free choice of seat up to 331 days before departure and a larger seat on board.

Virgin Atlantic Airlines Popular Destinations and Hubs

Over 35+ destinations worldwide. Fly direct with Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines. London Heathrow Airport Virgin Atlantic flies to many destinations including the United States, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Australia from its main hubs at London Heathrow Airport and London Gatwick Airport. Over 75% of Virgin Atlantic flights are to/from London Heathrow Airport.

Virgin Atlantic Airline Check-in and Boarding Pass

Online check-in is the quickest and easiest way to do this. It is open from 24 hours before your flight until 70 minutes before departure. When you check in online, you can also view and change your seat. Upgrade your seat.Add baggage and advanced passenger information (API). Print your boarding pass or download it to your smartphone.

Virgin Atlantic Airline Policies 

Baggage Policy and Fees

All of our tickets include a free carry-on baggage allowance, and most also include a free checked baggage allowance. The exception is Economy Light, which does not include checked baggage. We made some changes to our baggage policy on December 9th. Therefore, to make it more standardized across our network, please review this information carefully to ensure it is up to date. You will need separate boxes for each person entitled to the allowance.If your ticket number does not start with VS, you may need to consult the Partner Airlines and Connecting Flights section below.

Pet Policy

If you would like us to bring your pet with you, you must obtain our consent prior to travel. You can travel with your assistance dog, but you must get our approval before you travel.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Passengers are entitled to a full refund for a refundable ticket with no payment of fees if they cancel within 24 hours of purchase. If canceled after 24 hours of purchase, an additional cancellation fee will apply. 





Frequently Asked Questions (Faqs)

Virgin Atlantic announces plan to return to passenger flying. Virgin Atlantic has announced its plan to restart passenger flying, with services from London Heathrow to Hong Kong, New York JFK and Los Angeles set to resume from 20th and 21st July 2020.


Richard Branson is Founder of the Virgin Group. Virgin is one of the world's most irresistible brands and has expanded into many diverse sectors from travel to telecommunications, health to banking and music to leisure. Having started Virgin as a mail order record retailer in 1970, Richard founded Virgin Records.


According to Virgin Atlantic 24 hours cancellation policy 1-800-351-6976, both refundable and non-refundable tickets can be cancelled online without any cancellation fee within 24 hours of ticket purchase.

Virgin Atlantic Policies

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