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What Virgin Atlantic flights are scheduled for the next few months?

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Where is Virgin Atlantic planning to fly this Summer?

Virgin Atlantic is, hopefully, carrying passengers again from 20th July.  It is looking like a slow ramp-up of services, however, with routes slowly restarting throughout August and September.

This article is an update of the list we published at the weekend, based on a Virgin Atlantic press release on Monday.  The changes are:

Havana is now removed from the list

Orlando, from Heathrow and Manchester, is delayed further to 24th August

Manchester to Barbados has been added as a new October service

Further route launches from Heathrow and Manchester for September and October are promised.  Glasgow and Belfast will not return until Summer 2021.

Where is Virgin Atlantic currently flying?

Virgin Atlantic services for July – October 2020:

All Virgin Atlantic flights currently depart from London Heathrow (currently Terminal 2) with the exception of Manchester to Orlando.  There are no services from London Gatwick.

You can find out about the current Virgin Atlantic food and amenities in this article.

Antigua – launches 1st October, 1 flight per week, Boeing 787
Antigua – Grenada – launches 2nd October, 2 flights per week, Airbus A330
Antigua – Tobago – launches 4th October, 1 flight per week, Airbus A330
Atlanta – launches 25th August, 3 flights per week, aircraft varies
Boston – launches 1st October, 7 flights per week, Airbus A330
Bridgetown – launches 1st August, 1 flight per week (3x from 1st October), Airbus A330
Delhi – launches 1st September, 7 flights per week, Airbus A330
Hong Kong – launches 20th July, 3 flights per week (7x from 31st August), Boeing 787
Johannesburg – launches 14th September, 7 flights per week, Boeing 787
Lagos – launches 23rd August, 3 flights per week (7x from 29th August), Airbus A350
Las Vegas – launches 1st September, 7 flights per week, Boeing 787
Los Angeles – launches 21st July, 3 flights per week (7x from 1st August), aircraft varies
Miami – launches 18th August, 3 flights per week (7x from 1st September), aircraft varies
Montego Bay – launches 2nd October, 2 flights per week, Boeing 787
Mumbai – launches 1st September, 7 flights per week, Boeing 787
New York JFK – launches 21st July, 3 flights per week (7x from 1st August, 21x from 1st September), aircraft varies
Orlando – launches 24th August, 14 flights per week, Boeing 787
San Francisco – launches 4th August, 3 flights per week (7x from 2nd September), Boeing 787
Seattle – launches 1st September, 7 flights per week, Boeing 787
Shanghai Pu Dong – launches 4th August, 1 flight per week (7x from 1st September), Boeing 787
Tel Aviv – launches 9th August, 3 flights per week (7x from 1st September), Boeing 787
Washington Dulles – launches 1st September, 7 flights per week, Airbus A330

Manchester – Orlando – launches 24th August, 7 flights per week, aircraft varies
Manchester – Bridgetown – launches ‘October’, schedule TBC

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Comments (28)

  • Gordon says:

    Had Nov Gatwick flights to Tobago booked via Virgin Holidays. Received email 3 weeks ago saying new flights booked from Heathrow but these changes still do not show when checking VA or VH bookings online. Unable to make contact with either company to resolve this. Anyone had similar experience or any insight as to what has happened ?

  • James Burgwyn says:

    Are you flying to Havana, Cuba in September or not please.

  • PJJ says:

    My return flight from JFK on the 4th Sept has been ‘rescheduled’ and I am now on a flight 1 hour earlier
    Is that enough to cancel and get a full refund
    Have tickets for the U.S. Open tennis which is now being played behind closed doors
    Or is it worth holding on for a cancellation ?
    Outbound flight is unchanged on the 29th August
    T.I.A.

    • James says:

      No, a 1 hour reschedule is not grounds for that.

      • memesweeper says:

        … unless the flight number is changed and you’ve actually been put on a different flight. Worth a check.

      • Charlieface says:

        FYI Over 1 hr earlier and informed within 7 days, or over 2 hrs earlier within 14 days, is grounds for rebooking and compo (not applicable here)