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Virgin Atlantic’s new Red Velvet Upper Class takes off

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Named Red Velvet, the aircraft took off from London Heathrow early September bound for New York JFK.

Featuring a new "loft" area in the Upper Class cabin where passengers can meet, drink and dine together, all seats in the redesigned business class cabin face towards the windows and have enhanced privacy, adjustable mood lighting and 18.5-inch screens.

Upper Class passengers will also be able to order food and drink when they want it via their IFE screen. Wifi access is priced at £20.99 for the duration of the flight particularly useful for Business Travellers wanting some extra office time. Virgin has ordered x12 of the aircraft model with all of them scheduled to join the fleet by 2021.

The first four A350s will go into service by the end of 2019 all initially flying between Heathrow and JFK, with Los Angeles Virgin’s second destination to welcome A350s into service, from 2020.

Flights are now on sale for Virgin’s services between Heathrow and Sao Paulo, Brazil, which commence on March 29th next year. 

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