Virgin Atlantic’s new $2.2bn fleet of planes took to the skies heading for Orlando with one of the first Airbus A330 aircrafts from Manchester last year. These new A330 aircraft will be rolled out over the next two years enabling Virgin to take more passengers to key markets including US East Coast, East and West Africa, the Middle East and India. Great news for families heading to Disney World to stay in one our Florida vacation rentals!
The maiden A330 aircraft, named ‘Beauty Queen’ was Virgin Atlantic’s first long range twin engined aircraft and is the most efficient aircraft in its class today. With UK Manufactured Rolls Royce Trent 700 engines, the planes will use 15% less fuel per seat than the airline’s A340-300 aircraft, delivering Virgin Atlantic’s commitment to flying a lower carbon fleet.