First look: Virgin Atlantic's new Clubhouse at Gatwick Airport

25 Jan 2017 by Tom Otley
Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse Gatwick

Virgin Atlantic has released pictures of its new Clubhouse at Gatwick Airport’s North terminal.

Along with Easyjet, the airline now operates from the North terminal, with British Airways in the South terminal. As yet, there has been no announcement about the possibility of Easyjet and Virgin Atlantic moving towards a closer relationship with the possibility of through-checking of baggage and being able to book onward flights with one another. For an interview on this, see

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Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse-bar at Gatwick's North terminal

In the new Clubhouse lounge, floor-to-ceiling windows ensure there is plenty of light in the new lounge along with views across the runway. The centre piece of the Clubhouse is a marble bar, and the airline has partnered with East London cocktail bar White Lyan for a selection of exclusive cocktails.

Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse Gatwick

The menu features Virgin’s Clubhouse burger alongside a variety of breakfast and lunch options on the a la carte menu. There is a woodland-themed play area filled with toys and games for children.

Virgin Atlantic London Gatwick Clubhouse spa

There is also a spa area with double the number of treatment rooms from the previous Clubhouse in Gatwick’s South Terminal.

Virgin Atlantic Gatwick-Clubhouse

Mark Anderson, Virgin Atlantic’s Executive Vice President, Customer, commented;

“We want our customers to have the best possible experience at the airport and those visiting the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse will be in for a real treat. Cocktails designed by award winning mixologists, hearty food options and relaxing spa treatments, all set within a luxurious environment, really make for a truly and memorable customer experience. Our Gatwick customers travel to a variety of global destinations, and whether they’re planning to relax in the Caribbean or soak up the theme parks in Orlando, our new Clubhouse will make the start of any break truly special.”

Virgin Atlantic London Gatwick Clubhouse Lounge

The new space is situated next to the Virgin Holidays v-room.

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As part of Virgin Atlantic’s switch to the North Terminal, the airline will also be unveiling its new check in area, situated in Zone A.

A giant gold feature wall, along with the usual red and purple tones, is a backdrop to nearly double the number of check in kiosks.

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