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“Still my favourite airline!”
Review of Virgin Atlantic Airways


Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gotta love Virgin!
Food choice is good, plus they have a fine collection of drinks and the staff are always courteous.
Even through a turbulent flight, the ride is smooth and landing is just impeccable.
Ok the WiFi could be free but the entertainment is always well put together and the selection of movies, tv shows and games are great.
Overall, any trip longer than 6hrs deserves to be taken with Virgin and the team

Date of travel: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We’ve used Virgin a number of times and usually to the Caribbean on a 747. This flight was no different to our other experiences. Food was fine although they had run out of our preferred choice and we ended up having something different, however half way through our meal the stewardess arrived with our original choice from Premium Economy, so ended up with two meals each! The last meal of the flight was ok with just the choice of two sandwiches and a cake. We have always been well looked after on Virgin flights and the drinks were plentiful throughout the journey. Space is always a problem in Standard Economy both with legroom and eating off the folding tray but we sometimes fly Premium Economy which is a lot better on both counts but at a price. We pre-booked our seats which were £30 each, however Virgin now do this free of charge. The only other issue was the quality of the entertainment screen which sometimes decided to freeze for me, however my wife’s was ok but other than that there was a good choice of up to date movies and other entertainment packages.

Date of travel: August 2018
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Thank Steve W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an upgrade to the upper cabin for the first time. The flat beds were great and meant that i arrived feeling relaxed and refreshed. The food was excelllent. The service was second to none. The only problem is that i feel somewhat spoilt and dont want to turn right next time we fly!!

Date of travel: October 2018
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Thank clairecC847TM
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Virgin left on time from SFO and the flight was smooth with no issues whatsoever.

The attendants were on the ball and efficient and friendly as well as fast and gave plenty of refills of drinks.

Restroom was clean but lacking cleanliness around two thirds of the way through.

The IFE had plenty of modern games,movies, TV shows, and a good flight tracker app.

The meals were actually okay but portions smaller than other airlines.

Boarding went well and we took off on time and the gate agent was on the ball and announcements clear and loud.

I had an A 340 and the inside temperature was just right and not too cold or hot like other airlines.

Date of travel: November 2018
Thank KweqSmanit
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my 1st time flying Virgin since 2007 but what a great flying experience

took advantage of the new economy light service ( no checked luggage ) and the really good price as well

booking was flawless , good communication from airline as well

checked in online picked seat 24hrs before and got what I wanted 46D

seat comfort was good for a 9hr flight , I tend to sit the whole flight and has adequate legroom for my 6ft+ frame

IFE was good plenty of choice of movies new & old , saw 3 films , in-seat USB as well for charging

staff were good and friendly

food was good , had 3 choices of meals for my lunch and good choice of drinks , 2nd meals was ok but only 1 choice of sandwich so take it or leave it

return flight was just as good

would fly with Virgin again to the USA if prices are good

Date of travel: November 2018
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Thank ChrisThom666
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