Virgin Atlantic is crossing the Atlantic again, with plans to launch a new route to the Caribbean – flying to St Vincent.
The new service will start in June 2021, operating twice a week between London Heathrow to St Vincent.
It will operate using an Airbus A330-300 aircraft, with 31 Upper Class, 48 Premium and 185 Economy Delight, Classic and Light seats.
According to Virgin Atlantic, the new service aims to capture the fast-growing demand to visit and reconnect with family and loved ones as well as sunseekers looking to explore an untouched corner of the Caribbean.
Tickets go on sale on the 24th November for those who want to plan for 2021.
Virgin Atlantic restarted passenger flying on 20th July after a three month hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic and is currently operating to 15 destinations from London Heathrow including New York JFK, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Barbados, Johannesburg and Delhi with additional routes being added throughout 2021.
Juha Jarvinen, Chief Commercial Officer at Virgin Atlantic said
“We’re delighted to launch the first flight from Europe to St Vincent and the Grenadines with our new twice weekly service planned to launch from June 2021.
“St Vincent and the Grenadines as well as the Caribbean region as a whole, represent an extremely exciting opportunity for us. With many islands implementing rigorous Covid-19 protocols including testing before arrival and a short quarantine period for visitors, the islands are open for tourism and are a haven for travellers in search of sun.
“We’re currently flying to Barbados, Antigua, Jamaica and Grenada and expect to restart Tobago in the upcoming months. We look forward to launching this new service to St Vincent next year, welcoming customers onboard heading off on holiday or travelling to visit their loved ones.”
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