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Our people

Our people

Virgin Atlantic pilots and cabin crew outside an aircraft

Introducing our most important asset. See some of the remarkable things we get up to and what makes us tick.

Virgin Atlantic employees

Born to fly

There’s something very special about the people who work here; our connection runs a lot deeper than our uniform.

People who inspired the advert

John Davies, Virgin Atlantic Flying Club member

Flying Club members

Jet setting Julian Palmer talks about Richard Branson, being on our first ever flight, and why he won’t cross the Atlantic unless it’s with us.

Meet the regulars

Richard Branson by an aircraft engine


Richard Branson started Virgin Atlantic in 1984, with one plane. His commitment to challenging the status quo and putting people first has shaped his life and businesses.

Richard Branson