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Virgin Atlantic to launch flights from Manchester to Los Angeles

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Virgin Atlantic has announced a new route out of Manchester.

From 26th May 2019 there will be three flights per week from Manchester to Los Angeles.  This will put Virgin in direct competition with Thomas Cook, who also fly the route.

Virgin Atlantic launches Manchester to Los Angeles

Los Angeles will replace the current Manchester – San Francisco route.

The Manchester routes to Las Vegas and Boston will also see increased frequency over Summer 2019.  There will be four weekly services to Las Vegas from 31st March and three weekly services to Boston from 25th May.


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How to earn Virgin Points from UK credit cards (December 2020)

As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Virgin Points from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!

You can choose from two official Virgin Atlantic credit cards (apply here, one has a bonus of 15,000 Points):

Virgin Rewards credit card

Virgin Atlantic Reward Mastercard

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Virgin Rewards Plus credit card

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You can also earn Virgin Points from various American Express cards – and these have sign-up bonuses too.

Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Virgin Points

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