- Chidozie Uzoezie
PaxEx: Virgin Atlantic's Airbus A330s Get New Makeover
Virgin Atlantic has unveiled brand new interiors for its fleet of Airbus A330-200. The four aircraft will be retrofitted with Premium cabin, along with a new look and feel for Upper Class and a refreshed look for Economy.
Premium Economy Cabin: Offers a 38” seat pitch and a bespoke food and drink offering
Due to roll out globally from November, customers travelling on the aircraft will be able to enjoy the full benefits of the award-winning Premium cabin. All 35 premium economy seats are set in a dedicated private cabin and offer a 38” seat pitch and a bespoke food and drink offering.
Upper Class Cabin: Entirely upholstered with natural and soft Espresso leather
Upper Class will enjoy a sleek new makeover, ahead of the Airbus A350’s arrival in 2019, currently in development to set another industry standard for business class travel.
Upper Class Bed
All Upper Class suites will feature direct aisle access and enhanced surface area for additional personal space. The seat fabric has been entirely upholstered with natural and soft Espresso leather, underlining the cabin’s distinctive Virgin Atlantic flair. Customers can continue to choose the perfect suite – including Love Suites, Corner Suites and Freedom Suites.
Economy Class Cabin: Features brand new leather headrests classic red and beige tones
Economy class cabin will also see additional touches of our famous style throughout the cabin. Seats will feature classic red and beige tones, along with brand new leather headrests. Each economy cabin will also see Black Cherry curtains and carpets, along with refreshed bathrooms, stylish mood lighting and wall finishes.
Standard for Virgin Atlantic, all flights will offer high speed WiFi, power in every seat and the latest onboard entertainment. The fabulous service from the award winning cabin crew will also be on hand throughout all cabins.
Along with interior changes to the Airbus A330-200 aircraft, Virgin Atlantic is making a whole plethora of enhancements to customer experiences.
The airline recently announced a new collaboration with premium sock manufacturer ‘Happy Socks’ to create 100,000 bespoke socks custom designed with Virgin Atlantic style.