Virgin Atlantic Yanks Champagne From Upper Class

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    Virgin Atlantic has long touted its Upper Class as a sophisticated choice for the hip, mod jet-set elite. In trying to win over passengers with a promise of swanky chic, Virgin Atlantic has for years served Lanson Black Label champagne in 1920's-style champagne coupes. Indeed, Virgin's become rather famous for serving Lanson, and the champagne has become a hallmark of Virgin Atlantic's service. Per Jaunted, Lanson was so associated with the Virgin brand that Richard Branson gifted every employee a bottle on the airline's 30th anniversary. At some point in the last couple of months, Virgin Atlantic appears to have stopped serving Lanson champagne altogether. On the Virgin Atlantic website, the airline now claims to serve Gardet Premier Cru champagne in Upper Class, a little known brand to say the least (though, evidently, in the same price range as Lanson). Except if you're on the new 787 Dreamliner. Apparently, if you're flying the 787 in Upper Class, you won't get champagne at all. The post Virgin Atlantic Yanks Champagne From Upper Class appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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