Virgin takes off to Las Vegas and Tel Aviv

Virgin takes off to Las Vegas and Tel Aviv

Virgin Atlantic has kicked off a new service from Manchester to Las Vegas, complementing the airline’s existing daily flights to Las Vegas from London Heathrow.

The new seasonal summer service operates three times a week, on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and is operated on one of Virgin Atlantic’s newest aircraft, the Airbus A350-1000, featuring a choice of three cabins – Economy, Premium or Upper Class.

The launch makes Manchester Airport the only English airport outside of London to offer direct flights to America’s west coast.

The service will run alongside Virgin Atlantic services from Manchester to New York, Orlando, Atlanta and Barbados. 

Return flights in Economy class start from £856 per person.

Meanwhile, Virgin Atlantic has confirmed plans to resume flights from Heathrow to Tel Aviv from September 5 this year.

Flights will be operated daily by an Airbus A330 aircraft, offering connections through Heathrow to 14 U.S. destinations on 33 daily flights, operated by Virgin Atlantic and partner Delta Air Lines.

Virgin has also signed a new codeshare partnership with EL AL to offer more connections between the UK, US and Israel.

The two airlines will place codes on their respective Heathrow and Tel Aviv services.

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