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Virgin Atlantic's trans-Atlantic Wi-Fi tested, but is it up to speed?

Virgin Atlantic's trans-Atlantic Wi-Fi tested, but is it up to speed?

By 23 December 2014

A couple of months ago, Virgin Atlantic launched its first trans-Atlantic Wi-Fi service on its brand spanking new 787 Dreamliner aircraft, the first in the fleet which travels the London Heathrow to Boston route. It was kicked off with a bang too, hosting... >>

How Virgin Atlantic gave the passengers of flight VS11 a tech Christmas to remember

How Virgin Atlantic gave the passengers of flight VS11 a tech Christmas to remember

By 22 December 2014

The 17.35 Virgin Atlantic flight from London Heathrow to Boston four days before Christmas turned out to be particularly eventful for the 243 passengers. And in a very good way. Not only was each and every one of them handed an 8-inch quad-core Windows... >>

High-tech Virgin Atlantic 787 takes off for the first time, superfast Wi-Fi on board

High-tech Virgin Atlantic 787 takes off for the first time, superfast Wi-Fi on board

By 24 October 2014

Virgin Atlantic's latest plane, a 787 Dreamliner, made its first public flight yesterday and to illustrate one of its high tech talents, the airline streamed a live gig from the plane online while it was in the air over the Atlantic Ocean. The aircraft... >>

Virgin Atlantic to offer Gogo's speedy in-flight Wi-Fi service

Virgin Atlantic to offer Gogo's speedy in-flight Wi-Fi service

By 18 September 2014

Virgin Atlantic is set to become the first European carrier to offer Gogo connectivity. More interesting however is that Gogo’s 2Ku system will be available in all Virgin Atlantic aircraft, essenially providing passengers with in-flight Wi-Fi service... >>

Virgin Atlantic follows Google Glass trials with use of Apple iBeacon tech

Virgin Atlantic follows Google Glass trials with use of Apple iBeacon tech

By 6 May 2014

Virgin Atlantic Upper Class passengers flying from London Heathrow will be able to receive notifications and helpful communications sent straight to their iPhones through Apple's iBeacon technology. The airline, which trialled Google Glass with its Upper... >>

Virgin Atlantic to trial Google Glass to help check-in passengers

Virgin Atlantic to trial Google Glass to help check-in passengers

By 11 February 2014

Virgin Atlantic will outfit concierge staff in its Upper Class Wing at London Heathrow airport with Google Glass devices as part of a pilot scheme to expedite check-in and offer a more personalised customer service. Other wearable technologies and Apple... >>

Virgin Atlantic to use iPads to speed up check-in at JFK airport

Virgin Atlantic to use iPads to speed up check-in at JFK airport

By 20 May 2013

Virgin Atlantic is to offer a new check-in service at JFK airport in New York that will recreate an Apple store-like experience on arrival, Pocket-lint has learnt. The new service, which goes live first thing on Tuesday morning, follows Virgin Atlantic's... >>

Virgin Atlantic now Passbook ready

Virgin Atlantic now Passbook ready

By 3 December 2012

Virgin Atlantic has become the first UK-based airline to make boarding cards available through Passbook, Apple's in-built ticketing feature for iOS 6. However rather than update its rather poor app, users will be able to add a Passbook ticket to their... >>

Virgin America to introduce new intelligent social personalised in-flight entertainment system

Virgin America to introduce new intelligent social personalised in-flight entertainment system

By 5 October 2012

Virgin America is hoping to change the way people interact with the back-of-the-seat TV in its airlines in the coming months as it looks to go social at 35,000ft. "We will have something next year that will blow people away. We will have a nicer, bigger... >>

Virgin Atlantic's new in-flight entertainment system pictures and hands-on

Virgin Atlantic's new in-flight entertainment system pictures and hands-on

By 7 September 2012

Virgin Atlantic has started to roll out a new in-flight entertainment system on its fleet which promises to change the way you watch films and TV shows, play games, catch up on the latest news headlines and much more at 35,000ft. But is it enough to make... >>


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