Virgin Atlantic has launched its new Spring/Summer menu. The new items will be available in all cabin classes from 5th April 2023.
New additions to the Upper Class menu include lobster and crab tortellini, vegetarian poke bowl and a classic Pimms summer pudding.
The airline has also introduced a club sandwich filled with applewood cheese, house slaw and seasonal leaves on brown bread served with salted crisps.
Aloo tikki is also available with pepper pakora, tomato, onion salad, and sweet tomato and chilli chutney. The menu will also include new strawberries and cream Northern Bloc ice cream.
Virgin Atlantic will also offer the renowned rosé, Whispering Angel, for six months from 5th April.
Upper Class customers will be able to enjoy a chilled glass of Côtes de Provence, taking in the evocative flavours of grapefruit and citrus.
From the same date, Upper Class customers will also be able to sip on teapigs peach iced tea, a refreshing and all-natural blend of juicy peach with teapigs’ black tea base, the ultimate iced tea.
Premium customers can choose between chicken pie, spinach & ricotta tortellini with sage butter sauce, roasted pumpkin, and caper panko crumb.
A passionfruit and mango cheesecake garnished with coconut is on offer for dessert.
Honey barbecue chicken thigh with Portuguese rice and steamed vegetables will be served in Economy alongside a farfalle pasta in spinach ricotta cheese and roasted garlic sauce.
On Easter bank holiday weekend, the airline will serve Cocoba chocolate lollies on flights departing the UK for the US and Caribbean from 7th-10th April.
Virgin Atlantic is also celebrating the King’s coronation with a bottle of Lanson Black Label champagne for Upper Class customers on 6th-8th May.
Customers in all cabins on flights departing the UK for the US and Caribbean will be treated to a packet of specially created Joe & Seph’s Kings Coronation raspberry and white chocolate coated popcorn.
Also available are Mile High Tea, finger sandwiches and sweet treats in Upper Class & Premium throughout the coronation weekend.
Virgin Atlantic has also announced a fresh food partnership with Full Circle Farms in its London Heathrow Clubhouse.
The community farm brings small-scale, regenerative farming processes to West Sussex and will provide a variety of fruits, vegetables and herbs to the airline’s Clubhouse menu.
Corneel Koster, Chief Customer and Operating Officer, Virgin Atlantic, said:
“We’re pleased to mark the return of warmer days with an enhanced food and drinks service onboard.
“At Virgin Atlantic, we’re always working to create unique and personal experiences for our customers, and delicious dishes and refreshments never go unnoticed.
“Delighting our customers is what our teams do best, offering fantastic and extensive choice in our Clubhouse and onboard, with special touches to celebrate momentous occasions.
“We will continue to develop our offering to delight our customers as they do business, visit family, or seek the sun.”
Virgin Atlantic works with catering partner Gate Gourmet on its inflight food and beverage offering.
For more information, please visit virginatlantic.com.
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