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Article from BTNews 26 JULY 2021

Virgin Atlantic reopens

And not just Clubhouses.

The award-winning Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at New York’s JFK airport is now open again.

Upper Class customers, Flying Club Gold members as well as Delta's Gold, Platinum, and Diamond Medallion members, can once again enjoy access to the airline’s flagship North America lounge, enjoying a complimentary à la carte menu featuring 5-star dining, tapas dishes and afternoon tea plus a wide selection of cocktails, wine and soft drinks.

The Clubhouse experience has been tailored to ensure the safety of customers who will be encouraged to remain in their seated areas and enjoy table service from the Clubhouse team.

With the opening Virgin Atlantic has announced a new partnership with Plaza Premium Group who will now be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Clubhouse under the guidance of the Virgin Atlantic team.

The airline will also work with Plaza Premium for the Clubhouses in Boston, San Francisco, Washington and Johannesburg once they reopen as travel restrictions around the world start to relax.

Also open for the first time in 15 months is the Upper Class lounges on the airline’s aircraft fleet.  Customers on the airline’s newest aircraft, the Airbus A350, will experience the latest social space concept, known as The Loft.  It offers a relaxing social area where customers can settle in to watch a 32inh TV and partake in drinks and quality snacks.  The airborne lounge is open on all Green and Amber Virgin Atlantic routes across the airline’s worldwide network, including Antigua, Barbados and Grenada.

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