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Review — A La Carte Dining at Virgin Atlantic’s Newark Clubhouse

In my estimation, there is exactly one reason to spend additional time at Newark Liberty Airport (EWR). Hint, it’s not to spend time in the Terminal A waiting area. Virgin Atlantic, which launched its very first route between London and Newark, operates a compact but mighty version if its famed Clubhouse at EWR. While the…

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Watch: Virgin Atlantic Transforms Old Air Berlin A330s, New Business Layouts w/ “Love Suite”

Earlier this month, Virgin Atlantic welcomed four former Air Berlin A330-200s to its fleet. Virgin purchased the aircraft month’s earlier after Air Berlin filed for bankruptcy with the intention to deploy the retrofitted birds on routes from Manchester to New York, Boston, San Francisco, and Barbados. Utilizing the current Air Berlin layout in business, Virgin…

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Strangers on Flight to Cancun Caught Joining Mile High Club – Crew: “Do You Want to Jeopardize Your Vaca for a BJ?”

Two passengers who had just met on a Virgin Atlantic 747 flight from London Gatwick (LGW) to Cancun (CUN) were caught by flight attendants who opened the bathroom door and found the man with his pants down and the woman sitting on the toilet seat according to the NY Post. Fellow passengers said the female…

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Trip Report – Virgin Atlantic Premium Economy, The Cushiest Seat In The Sky?

Over 20 years ago, Virgin Atlantic introduced something found nowhere else in the sky, a Premium Economy cabin, somewhere between the increasingly rich perks of business class (Upperclass, in Virgin lingo) and steerage. In hindsight, the concept seems obvious. If passengers pay extra for wider recliners on domestic flights, wouldn’t they be more inclined to…

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Points And Miles Devaluations Accelerated in 2017, A Trend Unlikely To Change

The pace at which airline miles are losing their redemption value accelerated in 2017 by most frequent flier accounts. While overall valuations have yet to catch up, two sneaky and previously undisclosed valuations at Delta Air Lines should be cautiously considered a bellweather for a much more austere future in points and miles redemptions. Delta’s…

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Singapore Airlines JFK Check-in and JFK Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse Review

One Last Suites Hurrah — A Week in Central Europe via Singapore Suites and Lufthansa First Introduction and Booking Singapore Suites Check-in JFK and Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse Singapore Airlines Suites Class JFK-FRA and FRA EasyPass Enrollment 36 Hours in Prague and Czech Airlines PRG-BUD Review Budapest, BUD Priority Pass Lounge, and Lufthansa Intra-Europe Business Class Review…

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Richard Branson Coming to Seattle…for Delta / Virgin Atlantic, Not Alaska / Virgin America

Well this is awkward! Virgin Atlantic is set to launch their Seattle (SEA) to London (LHR) route on March 26th with a brand new 787-9 Dreamliner, Delta previously served the route with a B767. The always fun Richard Branson will be in town to throw an invite only party at Q Nightclub to commemorate the new…

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Did American Express Remove Virgin Atlantic as a Transfer Partner?

Virgin American may end its partnership with Virgin Atlantic come November 13, 2016

American Express allows you to transfer Membership Rewards to certain airlines and hotel loyalty programs, and is one of the reason the currency so valuable. They are both a transfer partner with Virgin Atlantic (1:1) and Virgin America (2:1), among other airlines. This morning, however, it appears that Virgin Atlantic completely dropped off the page on…

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Virgin America May Be Ending Partnership with Virgin Atlantic Soon

Virgin American may end its partnership with Virgin Atlantic come November 13, 2016

The merger between Alaska Airlines and Virgin America is pending, but the implications may be coming sooner than we thought. According to user mipaho on Reddit, Virgin American might be ending its partnership with Virgin Atlantic on November 13, 2016. Presumably, this means you will no longer be able to redeem your Virgin American miles for travels…

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Delta & Virgin-Atlantic to Codeshare with Jet Airways via London, System-Wide Redemption Opportunities Coming Soon

It was about 11 months ago when Delta and KLM announced a codeshare agreement with India’s Jet Airways that went into place earlier this year. The agreement allows Delta and KLM customers flying from Europe and the United States to Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport to connect onto Jet Airways’ daily flights to New Delhi and Mumbai, with onward destinations that include…

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