Earlier in the month I told you how Virgin Atlantic was cancelling its routes to Cape Town, Tokyo, Mumbai and Vancouver in return for additional flights to North America.
Late last week, Virgin loaded up reward availability for these new services. As with the new British Airways service to Kuala Lumpur availability is currently excellent.
If you are interested in travelling:
London to Los Angeles (from March 29)
London to San Francisco (from March 29)
…. then it is worth taking a look at the Virgin Atlantic website. Availability is very good.
For example (this is the position as at 3pm Tuesday), there are 21 days in June 2015 when you can get 2 Upper Class seats from London to Los Angeles – you are looking at the dates with a purple bar underneath the circle:
San Francisco also seems fairly open. The other new Virgin services such as Detroit do not yet seem to be open for booking.
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