APEX Media director Maryann Simson interviewing Shai Weiss, CEO of Virgin Atlantic.

APEX Media director Maryann Simson interviewing Shai Weiss, CEO of Virgin Atlantic.

Shai Weiss stepped in as the CEO of Virgin Atlantic in January 2019, and he’s been shaking things up at the airline ever since.

In this interview with APEX Media, Weiss talks about what it’s like leading the dynamic carrier through its Velocity plan – a three-year period of strategic growth – and which new routes are part of Virgin Atlantic’s expansion.

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Weiss also gives an insight into some of the special touches that make flying on Virgin Atlantic’s new Airbus A350 aircraft an outstanding experience. He details the airline’s broader long-haul fleet renewal plans and tells us what to expect at the opposite end of the scale with Virgin Connect’s short-haul flights, which average around 55 minutes.

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