Virgin Atlantic withdraws the last Boeing 747-400 from its fleet, on which occasion it offers a unique experience to aviation enthusiasts
Virgin Atlantic opens the doors of the latest Boeing 747-400 for a unique experience. As the Boeing 747-400 aircraft are withdrawn to make way for the newer and more economical Airbus A350-1000 and Boeing 787-9 aircraft, Virgin Atlantic offers aviation enthusiasts a unique chance to board this grandiose aircraft.
Starting with December 7, 2020, at 09:00, Virgin Atlanci will sell tickets for this latest experience aboard a Boeing 747-400. There will be limited places due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The price of one ticket will be £ 50. You can access https://virg.in/747experience for further information.
A unique experience aboard the latest Boeing 747-400 Virgin Atlantic
For 3 hours, guests will enjoy a unique experience aboard the Boeing 747-400 Virgin Atlantic. the ticket price includes:
- Champagne on the upper deck of the aircraft;
- Luxury à la carte dining experience with three dishes, inspired by the kitchen on board the Virgin Atlantic aircraft, Business Class
- An exclusive tour to areas normally open to the public (cabin crew and pilots' rooms, hold or even the cockpit).
- A photo with one of the aircraft's red engines as a souvenir.
- Those present will be able to listen to the life experience at the "Queen of the Skies" aircraft, even from the airline's pilots, including from Captain Yvonne Kershaw, the first female Boeing 747 pilot.
Pilots, cabin crew members, but also engineers who had the opportunity to work on the Boeing 747 aircraft will be present to tell their experiences aboard the famous jumbo jet.
Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to The Trussell Trust, which supports a network of food banks and provides emergency food and support in the UK.
The last Boeing 747-400 in the Virgin Airlines fleet, registered G-VROY, will take off for the last time from Heathrow airport on December 16.