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Virgin Atlantic repaints a Boeing 747 aircraft in ‘Star Wars’ livery

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Virgin Atlantic has unveiled a new livery on one of its Boeing 747 aircraft based on Stars Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.  This is the new Star Wars-themed area at Walt Disney World Resort which opened in August.

Images are above and below, click to enlarge, and there is also a YouTube video here.

The aircraft, which is already in service, will be used on the London Gatwick to Orlando route.  The plane has also been renamed ‘The Falcon’.

Virgin Atlantic Star Wars plane

If you are a huge Star Wars fan, you might also be interested in The Ultimate Virgin Holidays Star Wars Experience. 

Virgin Atlantic Star Wars plane

This is a curated themed holiday experience to Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, taking place between 15th and 22nd February 2020.  It includes:

  • Early access to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge area
  • A themed dinner with Character experiences
  • A dedicated area to watch the night-time spectacular at the Dessert Party at Epcot

Full details are on the Virgin Holidays website here.


HFP Virgin Atlantic Rewards credit card

How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards (November 2020)

As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Virgin Points from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!

Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Virgin Points

As well as the two official Virgin Atlantic credit cards (see here, one has a bonus of 15,000 Points), you can also earn from various American Express cards – and these have sign-up bonuses too.

(Want to earn more Virgin Points?  Click here to see our recent articles on Virgin Atlantic and Flying Club and click here for our home page with the latest news on earning and spending other airline and hotel points.)