Virgin Atlantic’s First Pride Flight Tickets Are On Sale for ~$500

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Virgin Atlantic’s First Pride Flight Tickets Are On Sale for ~$500

EmilyVirgin Atlantic’s First Pride Flight Tickets Are On Sale for ~$500Million Mile Secrets Team

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Virgin Atlantic is planning a “Pride Flight” event which will be staffed by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender pilots and crew.  The one-time flight will fly between London Heathrow Airport and Newark Liberty Airport in New York on June 28, 2019.  Coach tickets start at £380 (~$500).

The flight will be hosted by Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt star Titus Burgess.  During the 8-hour journey, passengers will be entertained with:

  • drag queen bingo
  • a Judy Garland singalong
  • inter-seat speed dating and,
  • an inflight DJ

Stonewall Riots 50th Anniversary

The flight is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in 1969, which were a series of violent demonstrations by members of the gay community after a police raid on the Stonewall Inn in New York City.  The riots became a catalyst for the gay rights movement.

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OMG I so want to be on this flight!!!