Virgin Atlantic A330-300 G-VSXY Returns from Xiamen Maintenance.

Virgin Atlantic A330-300 G-VSXY, which has been under maintenance at Xiamen since 10th January, positioned Xiamen – London Heathrow this morning as VS810P. It is now that this is the first A330-300 to be reconfigured to 31J/48W/185Y with 1-1-1 Dreamliner style seating in Business Class.

Virgin Atlantic B747-400 G-VBIG Returns from Xiamen Maintenance.

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-4Q8 G-VBIG, which has been under maintenance at Xiamen since April 2nd, positioned Xiamen – London Gatwick in the early hours of this morning as VS820P. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 44J/62W/261Y to 14J/66W/375Y.

Virgin Atlantic B747-400 G-VXLG Gatwick Test Flight.

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-41R G-VXLG, which has been under maintenance at London Gatwick since 20th January, undertook a London Gatwick – London Gatwick test flight this afternoon flying circuits off the north coast of Cornwall at up to 40,000 ft.

Aer Lingus A320 EI-EZW Returns from Dublin Maintenance.

Aer Lingus A320 EI-EZW, which has been under maintenance at Dublin since March 17th, positioned Dublin – Edinburgh as EI980 this morning and returned to service for Virgin Atlantic Little Red as VS3004 Edinburgh – London Heathrow.

Virgin Atlantic A340-300 G-VLUV Positions to Madrid Maintenance.

Virgin Atlantic A330-300 G-VLUV positioned London Heathrow – Madrid for maintenance this morning as VS801P. The aircraft will have its landing gear swapped out after the heavy landing damage it suffered on arrival at London Heathrow on 16th May.

Virgin Atlantic B747-400 G-VXLG Positioning Flight.

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-41R G-VXLG, which has been under maintenance at London Gatwick since 6th May, positioned London Gatwick – Glasgow as VS71P this morning in order to operate VS71 Glasgow – Orlando.

Virgin Atlantic A340-300 G-VFAR Heathrow Maintenance Overrun.

Virgin Atlantic A340-300 G-VFAR, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 26th April, was unavailable to operate VS23 London Heathrow – Los Angeles as scheduled this afternoon. The aircraft was available later and operated VS17 London Heathrow – Newark.

Aer Lingus A320 EI-DEO Leaves Dublin Maintenance.

Aer Lingus A320 EI-DEO, which has been under maintenance at Dublin since 2nd February, positioned Dublin – Manchester this evening and will return to Virgin Atlantic Little Red services tomorrow.

Virgin Atlantic A330-300 G-VKSS Returns from Zurich Maintenance.

Virgin Atlantic A330-300 G-VKSS, which has been under maintenance at Zurich since 30th September, positioned Zurich – London Heathrow as VS822P this afternoon. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 59W/255Y to 33J/48W/185Y. This means all Virgin Atlantic A330-300s are now in Three Class 33J/48W/185Y configuration.

Withdrawn Virgin Atlantic A340-600 G-VATL Positions to London Gatwick.

Withdrawn Virgin Atlantic A340-600 G-VATL, which has been under maintenance at Manchester since October 4th, positioned Manchester – London Gatwick as VS810P this afternoon. The aircraft routed via the north Devon coast for tests before continuing to London Gatwick. The aircraft has been repainted into allover white livery.

Virgin Atlantic A330-300 G-VKSS Positions to Zurich Maintenance.

Virgin Atlantic A330-300 G-VKSS positioned Glasgow – Zurich as VS961P for maintenance this morning after arriving as VS72 from Orlando. The aircraft will be reconfigured at Zurich and thus yesterday’s VS72 Orlando – Glasgow was the last Virgin Atlantic service to be operated by an A330-300 in 59W/255Y configuration.

Virgin Atlantic A330-300 G-VSXY Returns from Zurich Maintenance.

Virgin Atlantic A330-300 G-VSXY, which has been under maintenance at Zurich since 9th September, positioned Zurich – London Heathrow as VS822P this afternoon. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 59W/255Y to 33J/48W/185Y. The aircraft then operated its first service in this new configuration as VS25 London Heathrow – New York JFK.

Aer Lingus A320 EI-DEI Returns from Virgin Atlantic Repaint.

Aer Lingus A320 EI-DEI, which has been under maintenance at Shannon since 28th March, positioned Shannon – Dublin this afternoon as EI980. The aircraft has been repainted into Virgin Atlantic livery for use on Little Red UK Domestic services.

Aer Lingus A320 EI-DEO Returns from Shannon in Virgin Atlantic Livery.

Aer Lingus A320 EI-DEO, which has been under maintenance at Shannon since 22nd March, positioned Shannon – Dublin this evening as EI992. The aircraft has been repainted into Virgin Atlantic livery and named “Queen of the Cobbles” for wet lease Virgin Atlantic “Little Red” UK Domestic services.

Virgin Atlantic B747-400 G-VFAB Returns from Frankfurt Maintenance.

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-4Q8 G-VFAB, which has been under maintenance at Frankfurt since 10th January, positioned Frankfurt – London Gatwick this morning as VS812P and took up service as VS37 London Gatwick – Bridgetown – St Lucia. This aircraft is normally based at London Heathrow.

Virgin Atlantic A340-600 Manila Maintenance Swap.

Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340-600 G-VSSH, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 20th October, positioned Manila – Hong Kong this afternoon as VS816P. It then operated the Hong Kong – London Heathrow sector of VS201 Sydney – Hong Kong – London Heathrow.

Sister G-VWEB, which operated the Sydney – Hong Kong sector of VS201, will position Hong Kong – Manila as VS815P tomorrow.

Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340-600 G-VRED, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 17th September, positioned Manila – Hong Kong this afternoon as VS816P. It then operated the Hong Kong – London Heathrow sector of VS201 Sydney – Hong Kong – London Heathrow.

Sister G-VSSH, which operated the Sydney – Hong Kong sector of VS201, will position Hong Kong – Manila as VS815P tomorrow.

Virgin Atlantic A330-300 G-VKSS Returns to Service.

Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330-300 G-VKSS, which has been under maintenance at London Gatwick since 9th October, returned to service this morning positioning London Gatwick – Glasgow as VS71P in order to operate VS71 Glasgow – Orlando.

B747-400 G-VFAB Returns from Manchester Repaint.

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-41R G-VFAB positioned Manchester – London Heathrow as VS812P early this evening following  a partial repaint at Air Livery. The aircraft retains its unique Birthday Girl livery.

A340-600 G-VOGE to Manila Maintenance.

Withdrawn Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340-600 G-VOGE positioned London Heathrow – Manila as VS813P this evening for end of lease maintenance.

B747-400 G-VGAL Returns from Xiamen Reconfiguration.

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-443 G-VGAL, which has been at Xiamen since September 12th, positioned Xiamen – London Gatwick as VS812P today. The aircraft has been refurbished and reconfigured to 14J/66W/375Y

A340-600 G-VMEG Positions to London Gatwick.

Withdrawn Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340-600 G-VMEG positioned from Manchester – London Gatwick this afternoon as VS810P. The aircraft had been at Air Livery in Manchester since 5th September and has been painted all white prior to returning to the lessor.

A330-300 G-VINE Returns from Zurich.

Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330-300 G-VINE, which has been at Lufthansa Technic in Zurich since 31st August, positioned Zurich – London Gatwick as VS814P this afternoon.

A340-600 Manila Maintenance Swap.

Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340-600 G-VYOU, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 16th August, positioned Manila – Hong Kong this afternoon as VS816P. It then operated the Hong Kong – London Heathrow sector of VS201 Sydney – Hong Kong – London Heathrow.

Sister G-VRED, which operated the Sydney – Hong Kong sector of VS201, then positioned Hong Kong – Manila as VS815P and it will now undergo maintenance.

Virgin Atlantic B747-400 G-VGAL Positions for Xiamen Reconfiguration.

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-443 G-VGAL positioned London Gatwick – Xiamen this evening as VS811P where the aircraft will be reconfigured into 14J/66W/375Y configuration. The aircraft had been scheduled to depart on 8th September. All previous reconfigurations have been undertaken at Hong Kong.

A340-300 G-VFAR to Manila Maintenance.

Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340-300 G-VFAR positioned London Heathrow – Manila as VS813P this evening where it will undergo maintenance at Lufthansa Technic.

A340-600 G-VMEG Returns from Manila Maintenance.

Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340-600 G-VMEG departed Lufthansa Technic at Manila today following end of lease maintenance and positioned Manila – Manchester as VS814P. The aircraft is expected to be painted plain white at Air Livery before being returned to the lessor.

A340-600 G-VMEG to Manila Maintenance.

Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340-600 G-VMEG positioned London Heathrow – Manila as VS813P this evening for end of lease maintenance. The aircraft arrived into London Heathrow as VS24 from Los Angeles this afternoon and this is expected to be its final passenger service for Virgin Atlantic.

A340-600 G-VFIZ Positions From Manila Maintenance.

Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340-600 G-VFIZ, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 11th July, positioned Manila – Hong Kong this evening as VS816P. It will then operate the Hong Kong – London Heathrow sector of VS200 Sydney – Hong Kong – London Heathrow. Sister G-VYOU, which operated the Sydney – Hong Kong sector of VS200, will position to Manila for maintenance tomorrow.

A330-300 G-VINE Positions for Manchester Painting.

Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330-300 G-VINE, having now been placed onto the UK register, positioned London Gatwick – Manchester this afternoon as VS809P in order to be repainted into Virgin Atlantic livery at the Air Livery facility.

B747-400 G-VLIP Returns from Hong Kong Reconfiguration.

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-443 G-VLIP, which departed for reconfiguration in Hong Kong on July 10th, departed Hong Kong this afternoon positioning to London Gatwick as VS812P. The aircraft becomes the third to feature the 14J/66W/375Y configuration.

A340-300 G-VELD to Manila Maintenance.

Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340-300 G-VELD positioned London Heathrow – Manila late this evening where it will undergo maintenance at Lufthansa Technic.

A340-600 G-VSHY Unveiled in All White Livery.

Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340-600 G-VSHY, which has been with Air Livery at Manchester since 30th June, was unveiled today in an all white scheme. It then operated a test flight as VS808P flying circuits off Cornwall before landing at Gatwick. The seats will be removed at Gatwick and the aircraft will then return to Airbus to be used in the A350 certification process. The aircraft is therefore withdrawn from the Virgin Atlantic fleet. It’s last passenger service was on June 12th when it operated the Sydney – Hong Kong sector of VS201.

A340-600 Manila Maintenance Swap.

Airbus A340-600 G-VFIT, which has been under maintenance with Lufthansa Technic at Manila since 8th June, positioned Manila – Hong Kong this afternoon as VS816P following maintenance at Lufthansa Technic. The aircraft then operated the Hong Kong – London Heathrow sector of VS201 Sydney – Hong Kong – London Heathrow. Meanwhile sister G-VFIZ which had operated the Sydney – Hong Kong sector of VS201 will position to Manila for maintenance tomorrow as VS815P.

B747-400 G-VLIP Departs for Hong Kong Reconfiguration.

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-443 G-VLIP positioned London Gatwick – Hong Kong as VS811P this evening where it will become the third aircraft to undergo cabin refurbishments and reconfiguration to the 14J/66W/375Y layout.

B747-400 G-VAST Returns from Hong Kong Reconfiguration.

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-41R G-VAST, which has been undergoing maintenance and reconfiguration at HAECO in Hong Kong since May 27th, positioned Hong Kong – London Gatwick today as VS812P. This is the second Boeing 747-400 to be fitted in the 14J/66W/375Y configuration.

A340-600 Manila Maintenance Swap.

Airbus A340-600 G-VGOA positioned Manila – Hong Kong this afternoon as VS816P following maintenance at Lufthansa Technic. The aircraft then operated the Hong Kong – London Heathrow sector of VS201 Sydney – Hong Kong – London Heathrow. Meanwhile sister G-VSHY which had operated the Sydney – Hong Kong sector of VS201 will position to Manila for maintenance tomorrow as VS815P.

A340-600 Manila Maintenance Swap.

Airbus A340-600 G-VOGE positioned Manila – Hong Kong this afternoon as VS816P following maintenance at Lufthansa Technic. The aircraft then operated the Hong Kong – London Heathrow sector of VS201 Sydney – Hong Kong – London Heathrow. Meanwhile sister G-VFIT which had operated the Sydney – Hong Kong sector of VS201 will position to Manila for maintenance tomorrow as VS815P.

B747-400 G-VROM Returns from Hong Kong.

Boeing 747-443 G-VROM departed Hong Kong after cabin refit as VS812P positioning to London Gatwick. The aircraft is now in a new 14J/66W/375Y configuration which can be seen here.

A340-600 G-VATL to Manila Maintenance.

Airbus A340-600 G-VATL positioned London Heathrow – Manila positioned London Heathrow – Manila this evening as VS813P where the aircraft will receive attention at Lufthansa Technic.

A340-600 VS201 Hong Kong Maintenance Swap.

Airbus A340-600 G-VFOX, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 28th March 2012, positioned Manila – Hong Kong this evening as VS816P then operated the Hong Kong – London Heathrow sector of VS201 Sydney – Hong Kong – London Heathrow. Sister G-VOGE, which had operated the Sydney – Hong Kong sector of VS201 will now go forward to Manila for maintenance at Lufthansa Technic.

G-VROM Positions for Manchester Repaint.

Boeing 747-443 G-VROM, back on the UK register but still wearing AeroSur livery, positioned London Gatwick – Manchester today as VS809 where it will be repainted into Virgin Atlantic Billboard colours at Air Livery.

VS201 Airbus A340-600 Hong Kong Maintenance Swap.

Airbus A340-600 G-VMEG positioned Manila – Hong Kong following maintenance today then operated the Hong Kong – London Heathrow sector of VS201 Sydney – Hong Kong – London Heathrow. Sister G-VFOX, which operated the Sydney – Hong Kong sector of VS201 will now go forward to Manila for maintenance at Lufthansa Technic.

G-VEIL Returns in Billboard Livery.

Airbus A340-642 G-VEIL positioned Manchester – London Heathrow as VS810P today having been repainted into Billboard livery at Air Liveries. This is the first Airbus A340-600 to appear in this scheme. The aircraft then operated VS200 London Heathrow – Hong Kong – Sydney.

G-VEIL Positions for Repaint.

Airbus A340-600 G-VEIL positioned London Heathrow – Manchester today where it will be repainted at Air Liveries Manchester.

G-VSSH Returns from Frankfurt.

Airbus A340-600 G-VSSH positioned Frankfurt – London Heathrow today as VS814P following attention at Lufthansa Technik.

G-VSSH to Frankfurt Maintenance.

Airbus A340-600 G-VSSH positioned London Heathrow – Frankfurt today as VS813P for attention at Lufthansa Technik.

G-VFAR Returns in Billboard Livery.

Following repaint at Air Liveries Manchester into Large Logo Livery Airbus A340-300 G-VFAR positioned Manchester – London Heathrow today as VS810P before re-entering service as VS657 London Heathrow – Accra. The aircraft is now named Molly.

G-VBUG Returns from Manila Maintenance.

Airbus A340-600 G-VBUG positioned Manila – London Heathrow today as VS814P following maintenance and immediately re-entered service as VS400 London Heathrow – Dubai.

G-VBUG Returns from Manila.

Airbus A340-600 G-VBUG positioned Manila – London Heathrow today as VS814P following maintenance and immediately re-entered service as VS400 London Heathrow – Dubai.

G-VFAR to Frankfurt Maintenance.

Airbus A340-300 G-VFAR positioned London Heathrow – Frankfurt today as VS813P for attention at Lufthansa Technik.

A340-600 Manila Maintenance Swap.

Airbus A340-600 G-VEIL positioned Manila – Hong Kong this afternoon as VS816P following maintenance then operated the Hong Kong – London Heathrow sector of VS201 Sydney – Hong Kong – London Heathrow.
Meanwhile sister G-VBUG which had operated the Sydney – Hong Kong sector of VS201 then positioned to Manila for maintenance as VS813P.

G-VEIL to Manila Maintenance.

Airbus A340-600 G-VEIL departed London Heathrow this evening as VS813P bound for maintenance at Manila.

G-VSHY to Manila Maintenance.

Airbus A340-600 G-VSHY departed London Heathrow this evening as VS813P bound for maintenance at Manila.

G-VATL Prepares for Comeback.

Airbus A340-600 G-VATL departed Lourdes today following storage bound via Toulouse for Lufthansa Technik at Manila where it will be prepared to return to service.

G-VROC Reveals New Livery.

Boeing 747-41R G-VROC was unveiled at Manchester today in a new livery with large billboard titles, metallic effect paint on the tail and a logo on the belly.

G-VAST to Manila Maintenance.

Boeing 747-41R G-VAST positioned London Gatwick – Manila today for maintenance at Lufthansa Technik.

G-VATL Stored.

Airbus A340-600 G-VATL positioned London Heathrow – Lourdes for storage today as VS813P. It had arrived into London Heathrow yesterday morning as VS4 from Newark.

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