Main UK airports: Heathrow and Gatwick.
Routes: Heathrow-New York JFK and Newark, Washington, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago (from November 1 1999), Hong Kong, Tokyo, Shanghai, Johannesburg and Athens. Gatwick-New York Newark, Boston, Orlando, St Lucia, Barbados, Antigua and Athens (summer only). Manchester-Orlando (summer only).
Codeshares: Continental Airlines to US; British Midland to UK cities and Dublin; Malaysia Airlines to Kuala Lumpur, Sydney and Melbourne; Ansett Australia to Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne from Hong Kong; and Sun Air to Cape Town and Durban from Johannesburg.
Virgin Group partners: low-cost Virgin Express (European destinations from Brussels); and Virgin Sun (UK short-haul charter).
Virgin Atlantic fleet (at August 1999): 14 Boeing 747s; 10 Airbus A340s; and three A320s.
Commission: 10%. (Due to revert to 9% at end of September)
Headquarters: The Office, Crawley Business Quarter, Manor Royal, Crawley, RH10 2NU. Tel: 01293 616161/562345.
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