UK long-haul carrier Virgin Atlantic will take delivery of four Airbus A350-1000s in 2019, with the type set to make its commercial debut between London Heathrow and New York JFK on Sept. 10. Virgin has a total of 12 Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-powered A350-1000s on order, scheduled to join the fleet by 2021. The A350s will be used to launch Virgin’s redesigned upper-class cabin and a new eight-seat lounge, called “The Loft,” replacing the existing upper-class ...

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