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’.
If you are a huge Star Wars fan, you might also be interested in The Ultimate Virgin Holidays Star Wars Experience.
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.
How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards (February 2024)
As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Virgin Points from UK credit cards. Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses.
You can choose from two official Virgin Atlantic credit cards (apply here, the Reward+ card has a bonus of 15,000 Virgin Points):
Virgin Money is offering double points on spending until 14th April (£5,000 cap) to new customers when you apply for the Virgin Atlantic Reward+ Mastercard. Click here to learn more.
You can also earn Virgin Points from various American Express cards – and these have sign-up bonuses too.
American Express Preferred Rewards Gold is FREE for a year and comes with 20,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert into 20,000 Virgin Points.
The Platinum Card from American Express comes with 40,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert into 40,000 Virgin Points.
Small business owners should consider the two American Express Business cards. Points convert at 1:1 into Virgin Points.
(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.)