VIRGIN ATLANTIC UNVEILS STUNNING NEW AIRBUS
With enhanced privacy, a smooth conversion from seat to bed, more room to work, adjustable moonlighting and more, the introduction of Virgin Atlantic's first Airbus A350-1000 between New York and London is a beautiful retreat at 30,000 feet ...
The airline has completely revamped the front of the plane, with just 335 seats in total, the luxury Airbus provides just 44 seats in Upper Class, 56 in premium economy, and 235 seats in economy. The airline has also introduced a stunning new socializing "Loft" space declared as “the largest social space in the sky” by Virgin Atlantic’s vice president of customer journey, Daniel Kerzner
The new Upper Class suite is the perfect retreat at 30,000 feet. Every seat faces towards the window and boasts enhanced privacy, plenty of space and storage, adjustable mood lighting, an 18.5 inch screen – all with Virgin Atlantic style. Rich, custom leather seats and high end finishes welcome customers into the Premium cabin of the A350.
Customers can enjoy a lot more storage for all their belongings and a generous 13.3 inch screen for the next generation entertainment system. Tailored for Virgin Atlantic the Premium seat features luxurious Claret leather seat with intricate stitch detailing, a pressed black wool cocktail tray and meal table, and an Oxblood red upper literature pocket interior.
In Economy, Virgin Atlantic’s newest seats are designed with bespoke woven fabrics inspired by fashion houses. Six way adjustable headrests ensure comfort, and the 11.6 inch seatback screens with next generation entertainment system is worth settling in for
The pièce de résistance the "Loft" is a unique space for Upper Class customers only, a place to gather, chat, grab a drink or dine with friends and is the largest social space across any of Virgin Atlantic’s fleet. As well as enjoying luxe comfort and high end finishes, the Loft lounge features a 32-inch television screen and Bluetooth headphones, with passengers able to order food and drink as they relax on the red leather seats, customers can also watch the live tailcam.
Virgin Atlantic has 12 Airbus A350-1000s on order with all due to be in operation by 2021. For now, you can catch them between Heathrow and NYC, with LA receiving the A350 from next year.