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Virgin Atlantic Increases Capacity to New York-JFK and Boston for Summer 2024

For summer 2024, Virgin Atlantic will increase capacity from London Heathrow to New York-JFK and Boston.  This follows the recent announcement that the carrier will operate double-daily year-round flights to Miami, and seasonal service from Manchester to Las Vegas.

Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330-900 - Courtesy Airbus

On Thursday (December 14, 2023), Virgin Atlantic announced that they will increase frequencies between London Heathrow (LHR) to both New York (JFK) and Boston (BOS) for summer 2024.  The carrier will offer a record seventh daily flight to New York-JFK, and along with their Joint Venture partner, Delta, will offer 10 daily services between London and New York, an 11 percent increase versus summer 2023.  Flights between London and Boston will increase to twice-daily, complementing Delta’s existing daily service.  This expansion follows the previous announcement that Virgin Atlantic will offer year-round double daily flights between London and Miami (MIA), as well seasonal service between Manchester (MAN) and Las Vegas (LAS). 

In Thursday’s announcement, Virgin Atlantic’s Chief Commercial Officer, Juha Jarvinen, said,

“We’re excited to announce additional flying to our heartland in the USA for summer 2024.  By utilising our brand new A350 and A339 aircraft, our passengers can travel in style with Virgin Atlantic, as we commit to operating the routes that our customers love to fly.  With Boston and New York, JFK being key business and leisure travel routes, customers can rely on Virgin Atlantic to connect them to these popular destinations as we offer more opportunities to travel with our expanded offering.” 

For summer 2024, Virgin Atlantic will offer an average of 27 daily departures to the U.S., including service to popular  destinations such as Atlanta, Los Angeles, Miami, Orlando, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa and Washington D.C. 


Virgin Atlantic's Summer 2024 Schedule Between the UK and The U.S. - Courtesy Virgin Atlantic

Founded by entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson in 1984, Virgin Atlantic has brought innovation and the highest level of customer care to the airline industry.  The carrier was voted Britain’s only Global Five Star Airline by APEX in 2023 for the seventh consecutive year.  Headquartered in London, Virgin Atlantic employs over 7,500 team members worldwide.  The airline currently serves 30 destinations across four continents.  Alongside shareholder and Joint Venture partner Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic operates a leading network between the US and UK, with onward connections to over 200 cities around the world.  Virgin Atlantic is a member of the global SkyTeam alliance.


Source: Virgin Atlantic


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