Virgin Atlantic plans to supplement its fleet with four leased-in Airbus A330-200s to cope with unanticipated downtime for its Boeing 787-9 fleet powered by the troubled Rolls-Royce Trent 1000. The A330-200s are ex-airberlin aircraft. The first is undergoing renovations at Virgin Atlantic’s London Gatwick base before entering service at the start of the summer schedule in late March. All four will come into service throughout the spring. “These aircraft will add resilience to ...

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