Virgin Atlantic to Tweet flight status
Published on Dec 9, 2011
Virgin Atlantic passengers can now check their flight status via Twitter. The airline’s new @VAAInfo Twitter account will take customer flight queries and almost instantaneously tweet back real-time flight departure and arrival information. Travellers can also check flights while they are still in the air.
Fergus Boyd, Virgin Atlantic’s Head of e-commerce commented; “We now have over 50,000 Twitter followers worldwide and we know that many of them use the social network to keep abreast of travel news and updates. We are finding that many travellers are using the tool simply to confirm when their flight departs and others to check details when picking up friends and family from the airport.
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