Virgin Airlines is celebrating its 25th birthday with an ad that takes you back in time.

Watch it on YouTube.

The attention to detail is fantastic! To the tune of ‘Relax’*, I recognised the big hair, Wimpy bar, miners’ strike, mobile phone like a house brick, Our Price records and more. Much more.

Something else I recognised…

The pilot and stewardesses walking through the airport are distinctly similar to scenes in the film ‘Catch Me if You Can’, starring Leonardo di Caprio.

*Perfect choice. As you may remember, this aptly named Frankie Goes to Hollywood single was banned by the BBC.

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