Virgin Atlantic launches a new safety video, an animated film, that is more likely to be watched by frequent passengers than previous traditional instructional spots. For the new project, the airlines company tapped the Art & Graft design and motion studio that created a 6-minute spot focusing on a character (e.g. a flier), who learns the safety rules in unconventional settings, movie genres.
Virgin America has revealed the airline safety regulations in an action-packed video, full of dance moves and singing. The 5-minutes clip illustrates the key rules of onboard culture in the way that would engage and entertain anyone. The company is also calling the U.S. audience to show off their own best moves for a chance to get featured in the 2014 choreographic video tutorial.
Virgin Atlantic is redesigning its basics, the legendary red uniform, with the help of fashion genius Vivienne Westwood. The acclaimed designer is creating a new look for the company’s uniform across all areas, retaining the airline’s visual style and integrating sustainability into the very heart of the project.
Virgin America offers travelers a great opportunity to try their dating chances while up in the sky. Promoting the launch of the company’s first Las Vegas flight, Virgin America has introduced a new service that allows passengers to flirt onboard. As Sir Richard Branson explains in the dedicated video, “Guide to Getting Lucky,” the revolutionary service enables guests to order drinks, meals and snacks for the person they like over seats using the airline’s Red in-flight entertainment platform.
To celebrate the launch of the Virgin Atlantic’s first-ever domestic flight service, Little Red, Bacardi Global Travel Retail has released a limited-edition Dewar’s blended Scotch whisky. The new special edition includes only 200 exclusive 50cl bottles that were distributed among the passengers of the inaugural flight of Little Red service to Edinburgh on April 8. The Little Red service will be offering trips between London, Edinburgh, Manchester, and Aberdeen.
Rolex and Apple are the top consumer and business brands, respectively, this year’s Superbrands UK research finds. The Swiss luxury timepieces maker leads the UK chart for the second straight year in the Consumer category, while the U.S. based Apple gets on the top of the business list, pushing the last year’s leader Rolls-Royce to the 16th position.
Virgin Group launches a new global advertising campaign for its Virgin Atlantic Airlines. Entitled “Flying in the Face of Ordinary,” the new promotion pays tribute to the unique, superhuman talents of its staff. The airline has launched a glamorous cinematic ad, in which it showcases youngsters with nearly super-power skills, who become Virgin Atlantic’s staff as they grow up.
Virgin is offering an unprecedented gift to its most devoted fliers. The company, which opened a gateway to space in October 2011, will award a traveler who earns the most frequent flyer points from booking its flights until August 7, 2013 with a free trip on the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo shuttle. The project titled “Virgin America Presents Mission: Galactic” is a great opportunity to rocket into the space without paying a cent—the points are collected for flights consumers were on.
Virgin Atlantic and Sir Richard Branson have introduced the first city guide app which spotlights the top London sites for tourists to visit. The app features Branson’s top 5 favorite places with the London Eye as his most preferable one. This is obviously due the opportunity it gave him for a media stunt against the rival British Airways.