Little Red, the domestic off-shoot of Virgin Atlantic, which offers flights from London to Manchester, Edinburgh and Aberdeen, will offer inflight entertainment featuring comedy and music performances on services to the Scottish capital during August and September.
In August, comedians en route to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the world’s largest arts festival, comedians will have the chance to test their material at 30,000 feet in the air as a warm-up for their festival gigs.
September will witness acoustic sets from aspiring musicians.
Acts have yet to be announced, but will be revealed through Virgin Atlantic’s Facebook and Twitter pages. The exact flights, however, will not be listed in advance.
Virgin supremo Sir Richard Branson says: “We launched Little Red to shake up domestic flying in the UK.
“In true Virgin Atlantic spirit, we are doing something a little different, and providing our passengers with a line-up of gigs to ensure we offer an unforgettable flying experience.
Little Red flight flies six times a day from Heathrow to Edinburgh and three times daily to Aberdeen.
Four daily round trips run between Manchester and Heathrow.