From today Virgin Atlantic has launched the only direct Barbados flights from London Heathrow. The new, twice weekly service will help make Christmas in the Caribbean a reality for even more holidaymakers.
The new flights operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays as part of the winter 2017 schedule using an Airbus A330. This new service means that Virgin Atlantic will now offer up to 11 Barbados flights per week from three UK Airports (Gatwick, Manchester and Heathrow).
Shai Weiss, Chief Commercial Officer at Virgin Atlantic commented;
“The Caribbean has always been a core market for Virgin Atlantic and we’re excited to be offering more choice to our customers with the option of flying from Heathrow, Gatwick or Manchester direct to Barbados.”
Virgin Atlantic has seen strong demand for their Upper Class and Premium Economy cabins on these Caribbean flights and so took the opportunity to utilise an A330. This aircraft is fully configured with 31 Upper Class, 48 Premium Economy and 185 Economy seats, allowing more customers to experience Virgin Atlantic’s award winning service.
Heathrow-Barbados has become Virgin Atlantic’s fifth new service to launch in 2017 – with flights to Seattle, Boston, New York and San Francisco launching in spring 2017. In addition, Virgin Atlantic’s recently extended codeshare agreement with FlyBe will mean that customers from Scotland can now easily connect from Edinburgh and Aberdeen airports to Barbados via London Heathrow.
The Virgin Atlantic A330 will be flying twice a week from London Heathrow to Barbados and is offering return Economy fares from £649 per person including tax. But hurry you’ll need to be quick to get these flights.