The distinct and dynamic new livery was created by Start Design. Featuring the Union Jack prominently on the aircraft wing, it is based on three core colours of red, purple and silver metallic and employs paint technology never used before
"Virgin Atlantic is now quite literally Britain's flag carrier. We're a young, dynamic, innovative British company and our new livery and corporate identity fully reflects this. Virgin's new silver dream machines will really stand out from the crowd
Lady Penelope, gained a special edition livery to celebrate Virgin Atlantic's 21st birthday. The Scarlet Lady was moved to the rear of the aircraft, a Boeing 747-400, and the aircraft was temporarily renamed Birthday Girl.