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Fly To London On Virgin Atlantic’s New Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Virgin Atlantic just launched their Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the Johannesburg to London route and vice versa.
If you’re planning a trip to one of the greatest cities in the world, why not fly on one of the greatest airliners? Take a look at the incredible features offered on the Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787.

Ladies in flight

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Award-winning seats in Economy

Relax in Recaro’s best award winning long haul Economy seat, which innovatively creates more living space and comfort. Virgin Atlantic Economy Class Passengers have a variety of check-in options; namely online, mobile and kiosk check-in. Enjoy award winning entertainment, complimentary drinks and onboard WiFi. 

Premium Economy- Complimentary welcome drinks are just the beginning…

Stretch your legs in the added room created by the new, comfier leather seat. Take a stroll to the ‘Wander Wall,’ Virgin Atlantic’s new social space, to grab a snack or drink. The bar has also been redesigned to make it even more of a social space where you can dine with friends or experience new services like wine tasting. Stay connected with onboard WiFi.

Ultimate lie-flat private-aisle comfort in Upper Class

Seamless door-to door luxury when you fly Upper Class Virgin Atlantic. You’ll experience the door-to-door chauffeur service, fast-track security, full-use of the luxury Club House (including gourmet meals, haircuts and spa treatments), and all that before you’ve even boarded!

On the plane you get:

Even more reasons to fly on the Virgin Atlantic dreamliner:

  • The dreamliner proudly boasts the biggest windows of any commercial aircraft (with electronic lighting, dimmable at the touch of a button. And they’re designed so that wherever you’re sitting, you can see the horizon.
  • Enjoy a greater sense of space and move around more freely thanks to higher ceilings and overhead bins.
  • Friendlier to the environment The Dreamliner is 21% more fuel efficient than other similar sized aircraft in our fleet, which means much less carbon dioxide emissions.
  • They’re also quieter, with a 60% smaller noise footprint.
  • The cabin air is cleaner, with higher humidity and lower cabin altitude, making the air feel more comfortable
  • Smoother ride technology senses turbulence and makes small adjustments to the flight systems to reduce it, reducing the chances of motion sickness.
  • Virgin Atlantic’s 787s are super reliable because they include as much electrical architecture as possible and have fewer moving parts.


Such a great shot coming into #Sydney, @jamessnaps! #Regram #VirginAtlantic

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We’re sure you’ll love your view from our #UpperClassSuite next time you #FlyVirgin.

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Have you flown on the new dreamliner? We’d love to hear about your up in the air experiences in the comments below.

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