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Young freight forwarder award finalists spend a day at Virgin Atlantic

Three of the UK’s most talented young freight forwarders have been treated to a Familiarisation Day at Virgin Atlantic in recognition of their success in the latest British International Freight Association’s (BIFA) ‘Young Freight Forwarder of the Year’ award, which has been sponsored by Virgin Atlantic Cargo since 2011.

Posted 28 September 2018

Virgin Atlantic Cargo forecasts high demand for new Sydney - Hong Kong services

With expectations of booming e-commerce volumes from China coupled with strong demand for northbound cargo capacity, Virgin Atlantic Cargo anticipates the new Virgin Australia daily Sydney-Hong Kong services to get off to a flying start when they commence on 2 July.

Posted 2 July 2018

Virgin Atlantic Cargo confirms GDP compliance for global headquarters operations and Pharma Zone

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has been granted Wholesale Distribution Authorisation (WDA) for its global headquarters operations and its new Pharma Zone at Heathrow Airport, confirming the airline's compliance with Good Distribution Practice (GDP) and its ability to maintain the quality and integrity of medicinal products for human use.

Posted 2 May 2018

M-Orlando! Virgin offers cargo customers more choice to and from Orlando

Cargo customers moving goods to and from Orlando, Florida, can now connect with Virgin Atlantic services at four gateways accross the UK.

Posted 26 March 2018

Virgin Atlantic Cargo reports 9% revenue growth in 2017 as volumes reach a five-year high

Virgin Atlantic Cargo saw volumes reach a five-year high in 2017 and revenues rising 9% to £199.6 million, driven by strong growth in pharmaceutical and e-commerce shipments.

Posted 15 March 2018

Virgin Atlantic Cargo goes double daily to Johannesburg

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is to launch a second daily service between London and Johannesburg in October, creating additional cargo capacity to and from South Africa.

Posted 13 March 2018

Virgin Atlantic Cargo becomes first UK airline to approve cSafe RAP container for Pharmaceutical and life science shipments

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is continuing to give customers a wider choice of pharma solutions by becoming the first UK airline to approve the use of cSafe's new RAP container for temperature-sensitive life-enhancing healthcare products.

Posted 25 January 2018