Category Archives: Virgin Atlantic

Dutch rail tickets and Heathrow’s runway plans

From Dutch News. Paper train tickets are being phased out this summer. Time to look into the alternatives. The chipkaart sounds similar to NYC’s Metro Cards and London’s Oyster card and should be easy to get. The tricky part may … Continue reading

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Finishing up in London then back to the USA

This trip to Europe, like most for me, ended in London, that sprawling, hectic, loud and somewhat grungy place that reminds me more of New York than of any other European city. I’ve been coming here almost annually for more … Continue reading

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Virgin Atlantic awarded short haul slots from Heathrow

I got an email from Virgin Atlantic about this. Here is a link to the news as reported in the London Telegraph. Yahoo! (I love Virgin).

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Virgin Atlantic is updating their fleet

From Virgin Atlantic July newsletter – Virgin is updating its fleet. Click here to watch a speeded up video of the process and find out more.

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In-flight cell phone use beginning on Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic will begin allowing passengers’ use of their cell phones in the air. My opinion: they need to charge more than they are planning and make texting free – else there could be a new category of air rage.

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Virgin Atlantic is always improving

Another reason I love Virgin Atlantic – free food!

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