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Rover clinches £37m Virgin deal

VIRGIN Atlantic Airways has signed a £37 million deal with the Rover Group and in the process has taken delivery of its 1,000th Land Rover vehicle as part of its upper class chauffeur-driven limousine fleet.

The Virgin liveried Range Rover 2.5 DSE, also marks the start of a two-year deal to supply a further 990 vehicles to the airline. Rover Group signed its first contract to supply Range Rover and Discovery models to the Virgin Group in 1994.

As part of the limousine service, the Virgin Atlantic fleet carries out more than 200 daily journeys to and from Heathrow Airport and more than 50 journeys a day to Gatwick Airport. The company is also starting a new central London service which will see passengers using the Gatwick Express travelling by limousine into the capital.

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