The Lloyds Bank - National Business Awards UK 2017  

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Virgin Atlantic

Official Travel Partner

Virgin Atlantic

In 1984, Sir Richard Branson looked at the UK aviation industry; “Air travel should be exciting and enjoyable”, he said, and like that, Virgin Atlantic was born.  

Back then, we only had one aircraft flying London to Newark. But by the end of the decade we had flown over one million passengers. And as the first airline to offer individual TVs to business class passengers, we were setting trends too.

Fast forward thirty years, and we now fly over five million people a year to more than 30 of the most amazing destinations around the world - America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. And in keeping with the times, we’ve also progressed to meet the needs of businesses and travellers alike.

That’s why we launched Flying Co, our corporate loyalty programme. We believe business travel should be enjoyable, convenient and brimming with great rewards. By joining Flying Co, businesses earn Flying Co miles on all aspects of business travel – flights, hotel stays, foreign exchange and more to put towards different travel awards, including reward flights, upgrades and Clubhouse invites.

With Flying Co not only will the business be rewarded, but the travellers themselves too, they’ll earn Flying Club miles in addition to the miles earned for the company. Flying Co miles are a great way to give hard working employees the rewards they deserve.

Fly in Style

Customers can now choose how they fly in Economy with our three new ways to fly, Economy Light, Classic and Delight. And if they’re travelling in Premium they can speed through the airport with Premium check in and priority boarding, and settle into a spacious leather seat to enjoy a chilled glass of welcome bubbly. Upper Class customers can enjoy cocktails in the Clubhouse; in the air they can relax into their suite as they are served imaginatively designed dishes and fine wines, before stretching out in their fully flat bed.

However they travel, they’ll be able to enjoy over 300 hours of fantastic inflight entertainment and stay connected to the world below with WiFi*. 

*charges apply

Take off from...

We fly from London Heathrow and Gatwick Airport to over 30 of the world’s most exciting destinations. And from Manchester Airport we fly to Atlanta, Boston, Las Vegas, New York, Orlando, San Francisco and Barbados.

For more information or to join Flying Co give us a call on 0344 4122415 or visit virginatlantic.com/flyingco.

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