What is Virgin Atlantic? - Explained


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1. What is Virgin Atlantic?

Virgin Atlantic is a British airline which is based on hubs in Gatwick, Heathrow and Manchester international airports in England. Virgin Atlantic flies to 33 destinations by a fleet of 46 aircraft manufactured by Airbus and Boeing.

2. History

Virgin Atlantic was founded in 22nd June 1984 and the initial name of the airline was British Atlantic Airways. Later the majority shares has been sold to Richard Branson who is a famous entrepreneur. Virgin Atlantic is own by Virgin Atlantic Limited and currently headquartered in Crawley, West Sussex, England, UK.