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A photo of a Virgin Atlantic 747 at Gatwick Airport. The photo was taken in December 2014 after an unrelated emergency landing.

A Virgin Atlantic flight from Barbados to London was quarantined on arrival after 50 passengers and crew were struck with mysterious coughing fits

A Hazardous Area Response Team met flight VS610 at Gatwick Airport just after 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday. Three passengers are now in hospital.
Trousers will now be a standard uniform option.

Virgin Atlantic’s female flight attendants are no longer required to wear makeup

A representative for Virgin Atlantic confirmed to INSIDER that the airline has made a "significant change" to its styling and grooming policies.
The planned strike is motivated by Virgin Atlantic's decision to exclude the PPU from discussions about potential changes to pilot benefits.

Some Virgin Atlantic pilots are planning to strike on Christmas — and customers are freaking out

The strike will involve members of the Professional Pilots Union (PPU), which represents around a third of Virgin Atlantic's pilots.
The island sustained "extensive damage" from Hurricane Irma.

Richard Branson’s Necker Island is back in business a year after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc and new photos show the private island looking mor...

Necker Island was closed for reconstruction after Hurricane Irma inflicted "extensive damage." Here's what Richard Branson's island looks like now.
A Qantas Airbus A380.

The 20 safest airlines in the world

Here are the 20 safest airlines in the world for 2018, according to AirlineRatings.com. Airlines from Asia and Europe dominate the list.
A Lufthansa Boeing 747-8I

These are the 10 airlines you want to fly in Europe

Consumer aviation website Skytrax recently released their ranking of the best airlines in the world. Top performing carriers from Europe include Lufthansa, Swiss International Airlines, Air France, and Virgin Atlantic
Our Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330 Beauty Queen.

I flew Virgin Atlantic from London to New York to see if Richard Branson’s airline is still one of the world’s best — here’s t...

Virgin Atlantic is the crown jewel of Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson's aviation portfolio. Even though 80% of the airline's shares are owned by Air France-KLM and Delta, it's still quintessentially Sir Richard.
They couldn't imagine the business success that lay in store. Evan Williams pictured.

11 painful moments CEOs and founders thought their business was sunk — and how they turned it around

Successful businesses from JetBlue to SparkNotes have narrowly averted disaster, only to come back stronger than ever. Here are the most horrifying moments their founders and CEOs remember.

RANKED: The 10 best European Airlines

Lufthansa, Turkish, Swiss, Austrian, Air France, and KLM are just some of the airlines that made the top 10.