Infographic: Virgin Atlantic's Fleet Changes, 2006-16

Over the last decade, Virgin Atlantic has increased its fleet size by 21%. Here is an infographic to see what changes in aircraft the airline has made.

Virgin Atlantic, with operating bases, in the U.K., at Gatwick Airport, Heathrow Airport and Manchester Airport, is a British air carrier founded in 1984. It was announced that on July 11, Virgin Atlantic made a $900 million deal for Rolls Royce Trent engines for 12 of the airline's Airbus A350 aircraft. Hannah Davies, Inside MRO, reported that 50% of Virgin Atlantic's aircraft will be replaced over the next six years. The 12 A350-1000 aircraft will replace the 747-400s and A340-600s by 2019, James Pozzi, Inside MRO, reported. Over the last decade, the airline has increased its fleet size by 21%. Its six Airbus A340-300s have been eliminated, but 10 Airbus A330-300s and 12 Boeing 787-9s have been added. Slide over the graphic to see more fleet details.

See more fleet comparison infographics from Fleet Data: Air Canada, American AirlinesJetBlueSouthwestLufthansaKLM Royal Dutch AirlinesRyanairAir FranceBritish AirwaysEasyJetNorwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines System.

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