Our best ever meal service

Meal being served to passenger in Economy

Two years of thorough research, expert design and extensive onboard trialling have all led to the innovative, new Virgin Atlantic Economy meal experience.

The result is our best ever meal experience. An innovative, exciting new take on dining that we're very proud of. You can look forward to something that feels much more like what you’d experience on the ground, with loads of those perfectly considered surprises you’ve come to expect from Virgin Atlantic.

When the plane takes off, you'll be handed our brand new menu. It's packed full of things to whet your appetite.

Passenger being handed Welcome Cocktail in purple glass

Welcome Cocktail

On most flights, it’s then time for our drinks service, including the new Welcome Cocktail. A refreshing mix of fruit juices with or without vodka, it’s served in our fabulous new purple glass.  You can also choose from our usual wide selection of beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks too.

Passenger being handed menu in Economy

Taste the difference

When we start serving your meal, you'll notice the tray is smaller, giving you more space on your tray table, but somehow we've managed to give you even more food. We've enhanced our selection of produce too.

Economy meal in a box

Three course meal

One of our most exciting improvements is the fact we've separated everything into courses - entrée and main are served first, followed by dessert.

View our sample menus

Virgin Atlantic cabin crew serving drinks

Dessert after dining

Then, after we've cleared your tray away, we serve a delicious dessert with coffee, tea, or, our new addition on night flights, hot chocolate. On our shorter night flights, you'll still find dessert on your tray so you can maximise your sleep time.


Economy Menu Flight Guide:

Download our meal guide below to find out which meal experience to expect onboard your next flight. (Page 2 is where to have your flight number at hand).


Little Red (UK domestic)

For breakfast flights before 9am, we’re serving up delicious hot breakfast rolls, served with tea, coffee and juice.

After breakfast, we’ll serve your choice of cookies or crisps and a full bar service. Scotland’s favourite soft drink, IRN-BRU will be available on our flights to and from Aberdeen and Edinburgh.

Please note that special meal requests are not available on Virgin Atlantic Little Red.

Take a look at the Little Red page for more information about our domestic flights.

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