No sex please, we're in the air

October 3, 2004
The Sun-Herald

Virgin Atlantic is making aviation history by installing double beds on its flights between Britain and the US.

Announicng the move in London on Friday, Sir Richard Branson, the airline's chairman, said he wanted to bring passengers "closer together".

A Virgin spokesman said: "We are not going to dissuade couples from having fun as long as they don't upset others."

The airline has fitted two of its Boeing 747-400s with four double suites, protected by low privacy screens.