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Pride in Our People Through the Pandemic

Without a doubt Covid-19 has left a profound imprint on our industry, our company and our people. Yet throughout this pandemic, we have been constantly inspired by the heroic efforts of everyone who works for us, and their extraordinary commitment to our survival, our customers, and each other.

We’ve swapped our red uniform for blue scrubs, rolled up our sleeves, donned our masks, and found new ways to use our incredible skills to help us through these tough times.

And our purpose has never been more relevant – everyone can take on the world. We’re facing up to the challenge, as a team. And what a team. Together, we’re determined and ready to return to the skies and the places we love, in true Virgin Atlantic style.

Here are some stories from our amazing people:

From aviation to vaccination

From aviation to vaccination

Meet the Virgin Atlantic volunteers helping with the fight to defeat Covid-19

Meet our volunteers

Tests and tailors

Behind the scenes – how we turned our Upper Class Wing into a Covid testing centre

How the centre works

Cargo plaine

Ramping up our Cargo business

What a year

Achievements of our cargo team


Ultra long haul flying

Carrying cargo in the age of Covid

Flying during pandemic

Plaine belly

Next level aircraft cleaning

Since the outbreak of Covid-19, we’ve introduced a whole range of new measures to give greater peace of mind when we take to the skies.

Cleanliness, health and hygiene onboard

Supporting NHS

Supporting the NHS

How our cabin crew, pilots, ground and office-based teams worked with the NHS to support the national effort to save lives and defeat Covid-19.

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