Virgin Atlantic has operates its first ever cargo only charter, transporting medical and pharmaceutical goods from London to New York As the transatlantic passenger flight ban bites Virgin Atlantic operated its first ever cargo only charter amidst the operational challenges brought by the Covid-19 upon the aviation industry. The VS698 from London Heathrow for New York JFK on 22nd March created history for the airline as it departed with two pilots, one cabin crew member and a hold filled with 12490 kilograms of pharmaceutical and medical supplies. With many airlines cancelling flights, there has been a dramatic decrease in cargo space

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