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Another boost for cargo customers as Virgin Atlantic secures cleanest, youngest fleet yet with introduction of Airbus A330neo

Virgin Atlantic Cargo customers will get a further capacity boost from the airline’s latest aircraft order. Virgin Atlantic has become the first UK airline to announce a firm order for 14 Airbus A330-900neos, with an additional six as options, reaffirming its commitment to flying the cleanest, greenest fleet in the sky.

Poster 17 June 2019

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is first to adopt Accenture’s cloud-enabled, end-to-end AFLS 8.0 cargo management platform to spearhead its digital future

Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s digital transformation to simplify its business and give customers new self-service solutions will be powered by the implementation of the latest Accenture Freight & Logistics Software 8.0 (AFLS 8.0) platform.

Posted 5 June 2019

Virgin Atlantic Cargo doubles India services with new route to Mumbai

Virgin Atlantic is relaunching flights between London Heathrow and Mumbai, a thriving cargo route for customers in India, the UK and US. The first service is set to commence on 27th October 2019 and will complement the airline’s long-established route between London and Delhi. 

Posted 22 May 2019

Virgin Atlantic Cargo appoints new Account Manager in Melbourne

Bosco Dsouza has been appointed Account Manager, Melbourne, by Virgin Atlantic Cargo as the airline looks to build on the strong growth of its Australia cargo business in the last year.

Posted 21 May 2019

Virgin Atlantic Cargo reports an ‘outstanding year’ in 2018 as revenues grew 13% to £222 million

Virgin Atlantic Cargo achieved its strongest revenue performance in the last five years in 2018, as revenue grew 13% year-on-year to £222 million. The achievement was supported by a 6% annual growth in volume to more than 244,000 tonnes, the airline’s best result since 2010. 

Posted 10 April 2019

Virgin Atlantic Cargo set to soar in South America for the first time

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is delighted to announce it will be launching flights between London Heathrow and São Paulo, Brazil in 2020.

Posted 20 March 2019

Virgin Atlantic welcomes cargo potential of new Tel Aviv route

Virgin Atlantic’s new daily flights between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv will provide more import and export opportunities for customers in the UK, US and Israel seeking additional cargo capacity to support the country’s buoyant economy.

Posted 11 Feb 2019

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