Virgin Atlantic Airways on March 24, 2020 decided to ferry its last three Airbus A340-600s (G-VWIN, G-VFIT and G-VNAP) from Prestwick International Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth (BOH) for storage. The last revenue flight was operated on March 8, 2020.
Last revenue flights:
G-VWIN – March 7, 2020 – flight VS58 Bridgetown, Barbados – London (Gatwick)
G-VFIT – March 8, 2020 – flight VS412 Lagos – London (Heathrow) (last revenue flight)
G-VNAP – February 15, 2020 – flight VS58 Bridgetown, Barbados – London (Gatwick)
Virgin Atlantic took delivery on July 22, 2002 of the first A340-600 (G-VSKY) as the launch customer. The type entered revenue service on August 1, 2002 on the London (Heathrow) – New York (JFK) route.
Above Copyright Photo: Virgin Atlantic Airways Airbus A340-642 G-VNAP (msn 622) (A big Virgin Atlantic thank you) LHR (Antony J. Best). Image: 945086.
Top Copyright Photo: Virgin Atlantic Airways Airbus A340-642 G-VWIN (msn 736) LHR (SPA). Image: 934153.
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