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

Virgin Atlantic has resumed scheduled passenger flights to Hong Kong, Los Angeles and New York JFK.

The following routes will be added in August:

Saturday 1 August – Barbados
Tuesday 4 August – Shanghai
Tuesday 18 August – Miami
Sunday 23 August – Lagos

The following routes will be added in September:

Tuesday 1 September – Delhi, Las Vegas, Mumbai, Seattle and Washington DullesSunday 6 September – Tel Aviv
Tuesday 8 September – San Francisco
Friday 14 September – Johannesburg
Saturday 15 September – Atlanta

The following Virgin Atlantic routes will be added in October:

Thursday 1 October – Antigua, Boston
Friday 2 October – Montego Bay, Grenada (via Antigua)
Sunday 4 October – Tobago (via Antigua)

The in-flight service in all cabins has been “streamlined” with a limited meal service.

Due to the closure of Terminal 3 by Heathrow Airport, Virgin Atlantic has also temporarily relocated to Terminal 2. Virgin Atlantic has suspended all flights at London Gatwick for the foreseeable future.

All Virgin Atlantic Clubhouses worldwide have closed temporarily. The Upper Class Wing and “Revivals” lounge at London Heathrow is also closed.

Virgin Atlantic has permanently suspended Newark, and has also cancelled plans to launch Sao Paulo.

Virgin has, on Tuesday 14 July, confirmed it has secured new financial support of £1.5 billion over the next 18 months. This comprises direct financial investment of £200m and £170m by Virgin Group and Davidson Kempner Capital Management as well as cash flow support by Delta and other parties through the deferral of fees.

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