Virgin Atlantic plans to offer hand luggage-only economy fares and remove six seats from its Boeing 787s for an extra-legroom product as a response to increased competition from long-haul LCCs like Norwegian. From this spring, Virgin Atlantic is sub-dividing its economy product into three tiers: economy light, economy classic and economy delight. Premium economy will be rebranded as ‘premium,’ while upper class, Virgin’s first/business cabin, will continue ...

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