Virgin Atlantic: Aircraft Fleet
Virgin Atlantic is a British airline that operates a mixed fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft. The airline has a total of 44 aircraft in its fleet.
The Airbus fleet consists of 12 A330-200, 8 A330-300, and 14 A350-1000 aircraft. The A330s are used primarily on routes to the Caribbean and the US East Coast, while the A350s operate on long-haul routes to Asia, Africa, and the US West Coast. The A330-200s and A330-300s have a seating capacity of 287 and 335 passengers, respectively, while the A350-1000s can carry up to 335 passengers.
The Boeing fleet consists of 10 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. These aircraft are used on long-haul routes to destinations such as Hong Kong, Johannesburg, and Los Angeles. The 787-9 has a seating capacity of 264 passengers.
In addition to its current fleet, Virgin Atlantic has also made significant deals regarding aircraft. The airline announced an order for 14 Airbus A330-900neo aircraft, which are expected to be delivered between 2021 and 2024. The A330-900neo is a more fuel-efficient version of the A330 and will replace the older A330-200 and A330-300 aircraft in Virgin Atlantic's fleet.