Virgin Atlantic Cargo, Delta Cargo expand network

Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are boosting flights between the U.K. and U.S. from next summer, in a move which sees Delta join Virgin Atlantic at Gatwick Airport for the first time together and promises cargo customers their best-ever choice of trans-Atlantic capacity, routes and frequencies. "This is great news for the cargo customers of both airlines and will significantly increase the choice they have to ship goods between the ... [+]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo partners with WTA Aviation, Swissport for daily Tel Aviv services

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has awarded contracts to WTA Aviation and Swissport in Israel to support the launch and growth of the airline’s new daily flights between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv, which commence on 25th September. As one of Israel’s leading air cargo general sales agents, WTA will be responsible for ... [+]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo introduces A330neo

Virgin Atlantic Cargo customers will get a further capacity boost from the airline’s latest aircraft order for 14 Airbus A330-900neos, with an additional six as options. This reaffirms its commitment to flying the cleanest, greenest fleet in the sky. The new planes are designed to be 13% more fuel and carbon ... [+]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is first to adopt Accenture’s new cargo management platform

Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s digital transformation to simplify its business and give customers new self-service solutions will be powered by the implementation of the latest Accenture Freight & Logistics Software 8.0 (AFLS 8.0) platform. Virgin Atlantic will be the first company to adopt the unique digital capabilities of the latest AFLS 8.0 platform, ... [+]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo reports ‘outstanding year’ in 2018

Virgin Atlantic Cargo achieved its strongest revenue performance in the last five years in 2018, as revenue grew 13% year-on-year to £222 million. The achievement was supported by a 6% annual growth in volume to more than 244,000 tonnes, the airline’s best result since 2010. The year saw a succession of best-ever ... [+]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo set to soar in South America for the first time

Virgin Atlantic Cargo will be launching flights between London Heathrow and São Paulo, Brazil in 2020. Flying daily between London Heathrow and São Paulo Guarulhos International Airport, the Boeing 787 service will offer cargo customers multiple tonnes of capacity a day. The new route represents Virgin Atlantic's first foray into South ... [+]

Delta, Virgin Atlantic Cargo Celebrate Five Years of Partnership

Virgin Atlantic Cargo and Delta Cargo  are promising customers more choice and reach, as well as the service benefits of greater automation as their trans-Atlantic joint venture partnership celebrates its fifth anniversary. The airlines’ commitment to build the leading trans-Atlantic partnership has already increased customers’ access to major cities in the ... [+]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo appoints regional sales manager – UK

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed Sumith Rathor as Regional Sales Manager – UK. Sumith joined the airline in 2013 as a Customer Service Agent after 11 years with Uneek Freight Services in the UK, where he held export, import, accounts and IT management roles. In 2014, he moved into Virgin Atlantic ... [+]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo builds on record 2017 with 3% volume growth in 1st half of 2018

Growth in life science, express, valuable and automotive shipments all contributed to a 3% year-on-year growth in tonnage for Virgin Atlantic Cargo in the first half of 2018. Overall, the airline carried 116.3m kg to the end of June 2018, building on its strong performance in 2017 when volumes reached ... [+]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo forecasts high demand for new Sydney-Hong Kong services

With expectations of booming e-commerce volumes from China coupled with strong demand for northbound cargo capacity, Virgin Atlantic Cargo anticipates the new Virgin Australia daily Sydney-Hong Kong services to get off to a flying start. The service commenced July 2. Virgin Atlantic Cargo is marketing the cargo space on Virgin Australia’s ... [+]

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