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Virgin Atlantic 'concerned' over alleged celebrity flight details leak

Virgin Atlantic said they are "deeply concerned" by reports that eight celebrities flight details may have been passed on to a paparazzi agency by a former employee.

The allegations that have been raised are extremely serious and we have launched an immediate investigation.

The security of customer information is our highest priority and we have robust processes in place to ensure that passenger information is protected. The incident that has been alleged concerns eight customers’ flights booked in 2010 and we are in contact with all of those people.

It is too early to draw conclusions on this matter but of course we would deeply regret any concern that these allegations may cause the individuals involved.”

– Virgin Atlantic spokesperson

Johansson's flight details allegedly passed on to paparazzi

Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson's flight details were allegedly passed onto a paparazzi agency Credit: Reuters

A Virgin Atlantic employee has quit after allegedly sending details about at least eight celebrities flight details to paparazzi agency, according to The Guardian.

Robbie Williams
Robbie Williams' flight details were allegedly passed onto a paparazzi agency Credit: REUTERS/Luke Macgregor

The celebrities included singers Robbie Williams and Nicole Scherzinger, Actress Scarlett Johansson and footballer Jermaine Defoe.

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Report: Virgin employee quits after allegedly sending paparazzi celebrity flight details

Virgin employee quits over celebrity details claim
A Virgin supervisor resigned after allegedly passing on information about eight celebrities

A Virgin Atlantic employee has resigned after allegations she sent a paparazzi agency the private flight details of celebrities, The Guardian claims.

Emails seen by the newspaper indicate that a supervisor for the airline passed information about at least eight celebrities to the agency.

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