Entering via The Loft immediately sets the tone that this is a great aircraft; something really special. Arriving in economy, the tasteful colors and super modern design, offset by mood lighting, often in gorgeous Virgin purple, makes the cabin look a whole lot better than simply coach. In total, the carrier offers seats here. While this is a lot, the high ceilings and straight sidewalls of the A give a sense of space, preventing it from feeling claustrophobic. In a world where polyester reigns supreme, the woven wool blend fabrics of the As economy seats are a refreshing change.
Virgin Atlantic is one of more than 12 major airlines struggling to keep up tight schedules, while many of their brand new Dreamliner aircraft sit on the sidelines, due to Rolls Royce engine inspections. While some airlines have chosen to cancel flights, Virgin Atlantic has chosen to fight to keep passengers on track, leasing four Airbus A airplanes to pick up the interim slack. Our pick? Go for the two seats by the window for ultimate privacy and convenience. Only one person to step over! The Virgin Atlantic A makeover includes a brand new Premium Economy cabin with one of the most celebrated Premium Economy seats in the business.
In true COVID fashion, the tour was held with social distancing and mask-wearing strongly in mind. Along with the brand new aircraft, B6 featured a new tail design on the Airbus A The new design extends to the wingtips, creating a stunning livery. The advanced engines will also reduce noise footprint. Passengers can expect to enjoy new features, wider seats, extra-large overhead bins, and wide windows.
Virgin Atlantic Airways introduced 10 Airbus A aircraft into their fleet in early Virgin Atlantic Airbus A are made up of 33 Upper Class seats with degrees recline, 48 Premium recliner seats and standard Economy seats, all featuring touch screen entertainment. The configuration means everyone has direct aisle access and a decent amount of privacy, as no seat is immediately next to another. The aisles are fairly tight, as are the galley and bar areas, so if you are on a day flight with people congregating you may have to push through to get to the washrooms, located at the front and back of the cabin the back ones are also used by premium economy passengers so can get busy. The new Upper Class seat is an evolution of the older incarnation rather than a complete overhaul.