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There are many benefits to coming onboard as an employee with us, and we’re not just talking about the free of fare flights. The Virgin Atlantic rewards and benefits package reflects our inclusive culture and values and is designed to reward, support and develop our people as they take on the world in their own way.

We know our fantastic colleagues deserve more than a few perks here and there. From financial, health, and wellbeing benefits to travel perks. With our comprehensive rewards programme, there’s lots to explore. So what are you waiting for? Dive in and find out more.

Our core benefits

At Virgin Atlantic, we believe in creating an exceptional workplace experience for our employees. We value our team members’ diverse talents and contributions and are committed to providing a supportive environment that makes sure our staff can enjoy personal growth and career development.

As part of this commitment, we offer a range of core benefits beyond a competitive salary to everyone who joins.

Staff travel

We encourage everyone to take on the world. You’ll have access to our industry-leading staff travel benefits and selected other airlines.

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There’s a world of great hotels, excursions, park tickets and holiday extras all available at great staff rates.

Pension plan

Our pension scheme allows you to shape your retirement savings based on your pensionable salary. You’ll set a defined contribution level and receive additional contributions from us.


Our Employee assistance programme is there when you need it. Accessible 24/7, it provides free confidential support, guidance and resources across variety of personal situations.

Digital GP

Struggle to find time to see the doctor or sort prescriptions? Use video and phone appointments to access a GP 24/7, from anywhere in the world.

Life assurance

If the unexpected happens, you’ll receive a core level of cover, but can flex up to a higher level of cover based on you and your family’s needs at your own cost.

Virgin group discounts

You can enjoy exclusive discounts, benefits and savings across the whole Virgin family such as hotels, voyages and wines to name a few.

Red rewards

Your gateway to an array of premier retailers and exclusive discounts, from fashionable finds and home essentials to travel deals and supermarket savings

*depending on the role | **depending on your length of service

See the world differently with a Virgin Atlantic career

Recognising you

Our people are what make Virgin Atlantic special. Consistently delivering thoughtful experiences that feel brilliantly different to our customers and ensuring they can fly safely to their destinations.

Through our colleague bonus or a role specific sales incentive plan, we recognise their commitment to providing exceptional customer service and their contributions to making Virgin Atlantic successful.

Joining our team, you’ll play your part in our journey to becoming the most loved travel company. So, are you ready to come onboard and let your talents shine? See our newly landed vacancies here.

The added extras

In addition to the core Virgin Atlantic staff benefits, you can sign up for a wide range of self-funded voluntary benefits. These can be assessed through our benefits platform, Eve. There you’ll be able to choose the benefits that are right for you. We are always continually improving the benefits we offer, but here are some of the most popular.

Travel insurance

Help take the stress out of travelling. Insure the whole family against lost passports, lost baggage, delays and more.

Charitable giving

Looking to give back? Make regular donations to charities of your choice, straight from your pay, in a tax efficient manner. Generosity has never been easier.

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Gym membership

Choose a better you. Keep fit for less and sign up for annual membership to one of a huge selection of gyms nationwide.

Holiday purchase

Apply to purchase up to 1 week additional leave during the annual holiday purchase window*

Healthcare cash plan

Pay out for optical costs, physio or podiatrist? Get money towards these things to help reduce the cost of ever increasing healthcare expenses.

Dental insurance

How about the cost of check-ups, hygienist appointments, fillings and more, covered for you and your family?

Travel to work loan

Commuting costs becoming too much? Purchase a season ticket using an interest free loan and pay it back through your salary over 3, 6 or 12 months.

Private medical scheme

Want fast access to healthcare? Enjoy the comfort of a private hospital and short-cut NHS waiting times*.

Cycle to work scheme

Choose a brand-new bike and accessories of up to £7k and save on tax and National Insurance. Spread the cost over 12 months, interest-free.

Critical illness insurance

Searching for peace of mind for you and your family? Be protected with a tax-free lump sum in the event you, your children or your partner becomes critically ill*.

Health assessments

Ever wonder how healthy you really are? Check out your physical wellbeing with some comprehensive checks and a consultation with a professional.

*depending on the role | **depending on your length of service

Learning and development

Learning at Virgin Atlantic is far from conventional. We offer a variety of engaging options built around you. From educational and inspiring RED talks to bite-size on-demand content, we’re committed to providing you with the tools to grow and develop.

Our award-winning digital learning platform, The Learning Locker, allows you to study at your own pace, whenever and wherever you choose. So, whether your focus is on delighting customers or pursuing career goals, we’re here to help you succeed, breaking the barriers and empowering you to unleash your potential.

We also take pride in offering a diverse range of government-funded apprenticeship programs. Our apprenticeships give you a chance to be curious and grow as you develop new skills and knowledge alongside your role. Whether you’re taking the next step in your career or just a lover of learning, you’ll be piloting your future and expanding your horizons, all while thriving in your current position.

When it comes to learning and development, our ambition is to build and grow amazing talent whilst retaining core capabilities as our people develop. Join us on this exciting growth journey as we help your career reach new heights.

Working well, living better

At Virgin Atlantic, we believe that working well and living better go hand in hand. That’s why our commitment extends beyond providing exceptional career opportunities.

We understand how we work is changing, and finding happiness comes from the harmony between work and personal wellbeing. We’re dedicated to creating an environment where everyone can thrive, be at their best, and experience a sense of fulfilment.

From our policies, ways of working and wellbeing package to an array of innovative tools and programs. We’re committed to providing support and flexibility when you need it most.

Emotional support

Your wellbeing is our priority. Our robust support network means you can find comfort, guidance, and assistance whenever you need it most, with access to counselling services and critical incident response around the clock.

Practical support

We believe in providing practical support to help our people navigate life’s challenges. Whether managing personal challenges or enhancing productivity at work, we’ll arm you with the tools you need to grow and develop in and out of work.

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Physical wellbeing

Looking after the physical wellbeing of our people is essential. That’s why we’re committed to providing support that empowers you to lead healthier lives. We aim to equip you with the tools and knowledge to make positive lifestyle choices and maintain your overall wellbeing.

Financial wellbeing

We care about your financial wellbeing. Our goal is to empower you to make informed financial decisions and achieve stability for a brighter future. Count on us to provide the tools and support you need to thrive financially.

MHFA programme

Modern life has become fast-paced, constantly connected, and full-on. All of which can have a detrimental effect on our mental health. Our Mental Health First Aid programme means you’re never far from someone you can talk to.

Employee networks

Our employee led networks celebrate diversity and champion unity. Join a community of employees who create space to connect on their shared experiences and raise awareness of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion across the company.

Passport to Change

Using our business as a force for good is at the heart of everything we do. Invest in the hearts and minds of young people who’ll define the future by volunteering with our unified community investment programme Passport to Change.

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