Virgin Atlantic mark 18 years of its service in Punjab Hosted an evening in Jalandhar for trade partners

24th October 2018, Jalandhar: Commemorating 18 years of successful journey in Punjab, Virgin Atlantic hosted a celebratory evening in Jalandhar for all its major trade partners and travel agents. The evening witnessed the presence of Virgin Atlantic’s senior management including Dave Hodges- Country Manager, Virgin Atlantic India, Sameer Duggal- Commercial Manager and Inderpal S Anand- Sales Manager, Punjab.

The evening began with company’s product update and latest offerings such as the new SME programme called Flying Co, which offers unique and differentiated reward opportunities. It offers members the chance to earn and spend miles across a range of product and services of Virgin Atlantic and its partners. A grand dinner and cocktails followed the product presentation.

Dave Hodges married to Rukmanie Athwal from Punjab, said, “It was a pleasure as a son-in-law of Punjab to be back in Jalandhar again. We celebrated 18 years of serving the Punjab market with our friends and partners. The evening highlighted our fantastic new SME programme – Flying Co and our codeshare partnership with Jet Airways. These initiatives are a part of our commitment to give more rewards and a seamless service to the Punjab market. We want everyone to have the opportunity to fly the best service in the skies and look forward to our continued partnership with the Punjab travel market.”

Virgin Atlantic with its active focus on India market is working round the clock to offer best in class services such as three new ways to fly economy and its recent campaign ‘Depart the everyday’ which extends to the LGBT community in India.

About Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic was founded by entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson 34 years ago with innovation and customer service at its core. Today Virgin Atlantic carries 5.5 million customers annually, and was recently named the UK’s favourite long haul carrier by Skytrax, Best Transatlantic Airline at the British Travel Awards 2017 and one of the Top 5 Airlines in the World by Airline Ratings. Headquartered in London, Virgin Atlantic employs over 10,000 people worldwide and operates a fleet of 47 aircraft serving 25 destinations across four continents. Alongside joint venture partner Delta Air Lines they operate a leading transatlantic network - offering up to 38 flights per day between the UK and US with onward connections to over 200 US and international cities. In 2019 Virgin Atlantic will take delivery of their first Airbus A350-1000 aircraft - helping to transform the fleet into one of the quietest and most fuel efficient in the sky.