Virgin Atlantic has now confirmed the rumour we published a few weeks ago.
Flights to Tel Aviv will launch on 25th September. It will use an A330-300, so Virgin’s fully flat Upper Class seat will be going head to head with the Boeing 777 version of the Club World seat.
For the first month, the flight will leave Heathrow at 13.30, landing at 20.35, with the return leaving Tel Aviv at 07.15, landing at 11.10.
This changes from 27th October, when the departure from Heathrow moves back to 16.00, landing at 23.05. The return will depart at 06.05, arriving at Heathrow at 09.55.
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