ALERT Virgin Atlantic to cut 1,150 more jobs

Virgin Atlantic has completed a £1.2 billion recapitalisation. Having taken the final steps in the legal process, the airline is hoping to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis as a sustainably profitable carrier. However, the devastating impact of Covid-19 on global aviation continues unabated, and the airline said it must take further steps to ensure survival.…

Virgin Atlantic adds five new destinations in September

Virgin Atlantic has added five additional services as the carrier rebuilds its route network. As countries around the world start to relax travel restrictions, Virgin Atlantic will resume flying from London Heathrow to Delhi, Tel Aviv, Atlanta, Mumbai and Lagos throughout September. The recovery will continue through 2021, in line with customer demand. Juha Jarvinen,…

NATO says a Russian Su-27 Flanker fighter jet committed a “significant violation” of Danish airspace

NATO says that a Russian Su-27 Flanker fighter jet committed a “significant violation” of Danish airspace while intercepting a U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress in the Baltic Sea region last week. The incident occurred as six of these heavy bombers, including four from a detachment presently forward-deployed in the United Kingdom, were conducting overflights of…