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Our fleet

Take a closer look at the Virgin fleet

Together with our partner airline Virgin Australia, we operate a diverse fleet of aircraft ranging from our giant Boeing 747s to our innovative Boeing 787s, combining to create one of the youngest fleets in the sky.

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Boeing 787-9

When our 787s joined the fleet in October 2014, it represented a huge leap for us, both as an airline and our whole industry in improving our carbon footprint. This aircraft has now become an iconic part of the Virgin fleet.

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Airbus A340-600

The A340-600 entered into service with Virgin Atlantic as their launch customer in July 2002. The 600 series is 75.3 metres making it the longest civil aircraft produced.

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Airbus A330-300

The A330-300 joined the Virgin fleet in April 2011.  This aircraft is the largest member of the twin engine A330 family and has a wingspan of 60.3 metres, with an overall length of 63.69 metres.

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Boeing 747-400

The B747-400 aircraft consumes up to 13% less fuel than previous versions and engine noise levels are half that of the original 747's in the 1970s.

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Boeing 777-300

The B777-300 aircraft makes better use of fuel, meaning lower emissions thanks to a new wing, more efficient engines and a lighter structure.

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Airbus A330-200

The first of our new A330-200s, Honkytonk Woman and Daydream Believer took to the skies in March.

Virgin Australia have a number of these aircraft within their fleet, and use them to fly our cargo between Hong Kong, Sydney and Melbourne.

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Airbus A350-900

Look out for our A350 aircraft, which will be joining the fleet soon!

Airbus A330-900 neo

Look out for our A330-900 neo aircraft, which will be joining the fleet in 2021