IN PICS: Virgin Atlantic's new Airbus A350 - See newly-designed cabins of this Red Velvet

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Apr 10, 2019, 04:43 PM IST

Virgin Atlantic, a British airline, has revealed the newly-designed cabins on its long-awaited Airbus A350-1000 aircraft naming the first A350 as Red Velvet. The new aircraft will take to the skies from late summer 2019 and operate on the London Heathrow to New York JFK route, said a company statement, adding that the new aircraft features some big upgrades across all three cabins. Here are the details you need to know about A350. 


Virgin Atlantic stated that upper class customers have a new social space, The Loft, where they can relax, adding that it is the largest social space in the company's fleet and is designed for customers to chat, enjoy a drink or dine with friends. Image source:


Customers will be able to Clubhouse experience at The Loft with a wide range of cocktails, dining options and the Mile High afternoon tea all on offer, the airline said, adding that flyers can also settle in with Bluetooth headphones and connect to the 32-inch screen and watch a show. Image source:



Notably, upper class customers will also be able to enjoy a sky view from their seat as each one now faces the window. According to Virgin Atlantic, all suites transition seamlessly from an upright seat to a bed, allowing customers to get some rest during their flight. Image source:


Further, the customers will also enjoy Virgin Atlantic’s largest ever inflight entertainment screen at 18.5 inches with an intuitive new system which is controlled by customers’ own personal devices, the airline said. Image source:


Those who travel in the Premium and Economy cabins will also enjoy a number of upgrades in the new aircraft, said the airline, adding that these cabins now have larger panoramic windows, bigger screens, increased storage space and they feel more spacious. Image source: