Written by Barnaby Taylor. Published on .
Exciting news, Virgin Atlantic has revealed details of its new Airbus A350-1000. This new aircraft will include the new Upper Class cabin, featuring a brand new suite and social space known as The Loft.
Virgin Atlantic first A350, named Red Velvet, will take flight from late summer 2019 will be begin operating from London Heathrow to New York JFK on September 10, 2019. The new service will operate six weekly flights initially.
The Loft brings Virgin Atlantic’s world renowned Clubhouse experience out of the terminal and into the skies. Offering a wide range of drinks and luscious cocktails, or alternatively an option to enjoy the Mile High afternoon tea by Eric Lanlard and a selection of delicious new dishes by Donal Skehan.
This will truly give virgin Atlantic customers a very unique experience and a chance to have a chat, enjoy a drink or dine with their travel partner.
Flying in Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class Cabin makes travelling a real pleasure! and the new Upper cabin makes no exceptions. The new Upper Class cabin has been designed in collaboration with a number of Virgin Atlantic’s most frequent flyers; every seat now faces towards the window and offers deployable privacy screens.
Set at a 1-2-1 configuration, every suite has a 44” pitch, with a fully flat bed length of up to 82” All suites will transition seamlessly from an upright seat, straight to a bed. A large in-flight entertainment screen, at 18.5”and features intuitive new system, controllable by customers’ own personal device. In line with the rest of the fleet, every customer will still have direct aisle access.
To learn more about Virgin Atlantic, the services they provide and the amazing business class deals from our experienced travel consultants, call us on 020 8417 1366 or enquire online. Alternatively, if you’d like to find out more about other airlines, check out our cheap business class flights here.
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