Tell me about Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic is the brainchild of business mogul Richard Branson, and its fleet of aircraft first launched in 1984. Since then, the company has gone from strength to strength, flying to a series of premier destinations across the globe. They celebrated their 25th anniversary in 2009 and the future is continuing to look bright for Virgin.
Why is Virgin Atlantic good if you're travelling with a baby?
Virgin Atlantic aims to make travelling with a baby a rewarding and stress-free experience. Specially designed in-flight cots will help babies get off to sleep without any interruption to their normal routine and Virgins approachable cabin crew will also heat up milk if needed; also, selected toilets are fitted with changing facilities. Virgin Atlantic carries spare baby items onboard, so you wont have to worry about forgetting some of your baby's essential items.
Has Virgin Atlantic won any other awards?
As if you needed further proof that Virgin Atlantic is a great airline for youngsters, assurance comes from Zagats 2009 survey where the company won first prize for best International Airline for Inflight Entertainment. Among many other awards, Virgin also triumphed in 2009 by winning Leading Transatlantic Airline in the prestigious World Travel Awards.
On the night of the Holiday Extras Customers' Awards, Debbie Magdalene Sealy, customer relations, Virgin Atlantic, said: “Virgin Atlantic is absolutely thrilled to win these awards and we thank all those customers who recognise what our staff does on a daily basis.”