Virgin purchases new aircrafts
Virgin Atlantic have announced the purchase of 12 A350 aircrafts to join their leisure and mainline fleets.
The A350s will have different configurations for leisure and business routes. According to Virgin, the aircraft serving the business fleet will seat up to 360 customers while the aircraft serving the leisure fleet will seat up to 410 customers. Both configurations will have three classes; economy, premium economy and upper class.
Craig Kreeger, CEO Virgin Atlantic said: “The size of this order demonstrates our absolute focus on investing in the future for our customers and our people, and confirms the strength of our business. The A350-1000 plays a pivotal role in our fleet programme, helping to create one of the youngest, cleanest, greenest fleets in the sky.”