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Virgin Atlantic Airbus A350-1000 aircraft
Virgin Atlantic Airbus A350-1000 aircraft (Image Credit: Virgin Atlantic)

Virgin Atlantic is operating a limited flight schedule due to restrictions on international travel to and from the UK.

After more than a year based in Heathrow Terminal 2 the airline has, along with its transatlantic partner Delta, returned to Terminal 3.

Virgin Atlantic London Heathrow Route Network

The airline is operating limited flights to Antigua, Atlanta, Barbados, Boston, Delhi, Grenada, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Lagos, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Montego Bay, Mumbai, Nassau, New York JFK, Orlando, San Francisco, St Lucia, St Vincent & The Grenadine, Tel Aviv (from 19 January) and Tobago ( from 29 January).

Flights to Seattle and Washington Dulles are suspended until 1 March 2022. Flights to Havana are suspended.

The airline will launch a new route to Austin, Texas from 25 May 2022.

A planned winter seasonal route to Cape Town is now suspended until late 2022.

All flights at London Gatwick are suspended.

Please see here for full details of former Virgin Atlantic routes.

Virgin Atlantic Ground Services

Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class Wing, Clubhouse have reopened at Terminal 3.

In the Clubhouse passengers can order complimentary food and drink via a web based or single use paper menu. Passengers are required to wear masks when moving around the lounge. In order to encourage passengers to remain seated when in the lounge some areas may not be available. Some facilities offered before COVID-19, such as spa treatments, are not available.

The Revivals lounge has temporarily closed from 30 November 2021 due to self isolation rules applying to all passengers arriving in the UK.

Virgin Atlantic’s Clubhouses at New York JFK Terminal 4, Johannesburg, San Francisco and Washington Dulles have reopened. Clubhouses at Boston, Gatwick and Los Angeles are closed. Passengers travelling from Boston and Los Angeles can use the Air France and Star Alliance lounges respectively.

The management of Clubhouses at Gatwick, New York JFK, San Francisco, Washington Dulles and Johannesburg has transferred to Plaza Premium group.

Codeshare Partners

Virgin Atlantic’s transatlantic joint business partner Delta is currently flying from London Heathrow to Atlanta, Boston, Detroit and New York JFK.

Delta operated flights to Minneapolis Saint Paul, Portland, Salt Lake City and Seattle are suspended.

Virgin Atlantic’s joint business partners Air France and KLM have co-located with the airline and Delta at London Heathrow Terminal 3.

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