We look after our people as well as our passengers…
Our pioneering spirit and passion keeps our brand alive and with one of the best concessionary packages in the industry we give our people the rewards that they deserve. We have a whole host of benefits in place to help you enjoy life to the full, as well as a world of travel opportunities, read on to find out more…
With one of the best concessionary packages in the industry there’s no better place to satisfy your wanderlust than working with Virgin Atlantic.
Whether it’s a trip to the Black Friday Sales in Orlando, a week relaxing on the beach in the Caribbean, a golfing weekend away with the boys or Christmas shopping in New York you’ll have it all at your fingertips. You’ll get the opportunity to use up to 7 return standby flights per year on the Virgin Atlantic network where you will only have to pay the airport tax. And if that wasn’t enough you’ll also get discounted flights across other airlines for you and your family.
Being part of the Virgin Tribe means joining a very special group. With access from day one to a host of benefits you’ll have access to a range of deals across the Virgin family from discounts on Virgin Trains, Virgin Experience Days, UK Festival tickets, Virgin Media, Eurostar and cinema tickets to name a few.
You have the opportunity to share in the success of the business.
We know how important work life balance is so where we can we offer employees the opportunity for flexible working.
Exchange part of your salary and request to purchase up to one extra week of holiday a year – more opportunity to use those concessionary tickets!
We’ll pay the annual premium for private health care for you and your loved ones (this is a taxable benefit).
We’ve got some great benefits at Virgin Atlantic, and one of them is definitely our Clubhouse Spa at the Base. There are lots of treatments and therapies to choose from with highly trained stylists and therapists.
And to help you get to and from work we’ll lend you the season ticket cost – interest free – and deduct it from your salary over the next 12 months.
Our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) provided by Workplace Options is an anonymous and confidential specialist information and counselling service for UK based employee’s, their partner and those close to them where you can get telephone-based specialist information service including financial, the law, education, careers, health and family matters alongside telephone or face to face counselling.
A great new service which compliments the service already offered by your NHS GP Dr@Hand allows you to access swifter, more convenient appointment times. The membership plan will offer you 3 free 20 minute UK or international consultations per year and appointments are usually arranged within 4 hours. You are able to speak to an experienced doctor, specially trained in providing consultations online or by phone.
We offer a childcare voucher scheme via salary sacrifice. We’re family friendly and this is for all UK employees with children under the age of 16.
Virgin Atlantic offer a contract based Defined Contribution (DC) pension in the form of a Group Personal Pension Plan which simply means that you have your own individual pension Plan within the Group. The Plan is a retirement savings plan which is set up on a salary sacrifice basis so it is efficient and flexible in order to provide you with an income in the future. The Plan is provided by Fidelity who are a market leading pension provider that offers ongoing support and helpful services throughout your membership and retirement planning. You pay into the Plan based on your definition of pensionable salary and your chosen level of contribution typically via salary sacrifice and Virgin Atlantic also contributes to the Plan. You also benefit from tax relief.
Get ‘on your bike’ with us and exchange part of your salary in return for the lease of a bike for work , you don’t pay income tax or National Insurance on the price of your new bike so you could typically save anything between 32% and 42% off the normal retail price!
Because we think of the things that you don’t want to think of, we’re there for your loved ones in the event of your death whilst you are employed by Virgin Holidays. Our death in service benefits provide a tax-free lump sum to your beneficiaries and can provide a monthly income to your dependants