21 MAY 2018


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Article from BTNews 21 MAY 2018

Vegas switch for Virgin

Increased demand from corporate travellers for Las Vegas, one of the world’s largest conference centres, is one of the reasons Virgin Atlantic is moving its London service to the city to Heathrow next spring.

A Virgin spokesman said moving the route, which has been operating from Gatwick, would also allow better connections for passengers both in the UK and US. The new flights went on sale on Saturday.

In more good news for Heathrow, Virgin Atlantic is also adding a second daily Boston service, and bringing back seasonal flights to Barbados – offering the only direct connection between the London hub and the island.

The new Las Vegas flights will be operated by the Boeing B787 Dreamliner with 31 seats in Upper Class, 35 in Premium and 192 in Economy seats. The Boston service will be operated by an Airbus A330-300, adding 100,000 additional seats between the US East Coast and the UK.

The Heathrow – Las Vegas flights will launch on 29 March next year and the second daily Heathrow – Boston service between Heathrow and Boston two days later. Heathrow – Barbados will operate between 11 December and 19 February.


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