Virgin Atlantic is taking an indicator of the cocktail bar to the skies.
The British airline has simply introduced that its latest Airbus A350 plane, that are slated to reach later this yr, will come outfitted with an unique new social area for well-heeled jet setters referred to as “the Sales space.”
As its moniker implies, the comfy lounge is just like one that you’d discover in a swanky speakeasy, and it has been designed to present vacationers a spot to unwind throughout flight. Positioned within the Higher Class cabin (Virgin’s model of enterprise class), away from the common seats, the intimate nook is comprised of an opulent leather-based banquette for 2 and a single leaf desk upon which you’ll get pleasure from a few drinks.
The Sales space additionally sports activities a pair of 25-inch touchscreens and two Bluetooth audio jacks that may give passengers a chance to get pleasure from a spread of immersive experiences. The content material displayed on the displays might be repeatedly up to date and tailor-made to the route. You would possibly take a deep dive right into a digital gallery that includes up-and-coming artists on one journey and watch the plane’s tail cam on the following.
“We’re well-known for our onboard social areas and the introduction of the Sales space elevates the client proposition for our leisure vacationers to new heights,” Virgin Atlantic’s chief buyer and operations officer, Corneel Koster, mentioned in an announcement. “I’m delighted that we’ve curated the Sales space particularly for our clients jetting off on vacation to our sunny locations, corresponding to Orlando, providing a really trendy begin to their journeys.”
Along with the Sales space, the brand new A350s will characteristic 16 Higher Class suites with a revised design that features a window-facing seat with a 44-inch pitch, a completely flat 82-inch mattress and the most important leisure display obtainable on any Virgin plane.
Named in honor of Sir Richard Branson’s late mom, the primary aircraft within the new A350 leisure fleet, Fearless Woman, is scheduled to take off in December 2021. It can journey between London’s Heathrow and Florida’s Orlando Worldwide Airport, giving these on board loads of time to get acquainted with the Sales space.