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Virgin Atlantic flights from London Heathrow are subject to ad hoc cancellations due to capacity restrictions at the airport.

All London routes remain consolidated at Heathrow. All Gatwick flights are suspended until the summer of 2023 at the earliest.

Virgin Atlantic London Heathrow Route Network

Virgin is operating flights to Antigua, Atlanta, Austin, Barbados, Boston, Delhi, Grenada, Johannesburg, Lagos, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Montego Bay, Mumbai, Nassau, New York JFK, Orlando, San Francisco, Seattle, St Lucia, St Vincent & The Grenadine, Tel Aviv, Tobago and Washington Dulles.

Virgin will launch a new year round route to Tampa on 3 November. Winter seasonal services to Cape Town return on 5 November.

Hong Kong will not resume until at least March 2023.

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

Virgin Atlantic In Flight Service Changes

Virgin Atlantic has modified its in flight meal service in Upper Class.

The main meal service has reverted from three to four courses, with a separate dessert and cheese course.

“Small plates” are available to order on demand after your first course until the aircraft is prepared for landing. The latest sample menu is available from Virgin Atlantic.

Virgin Atlantic Ground Services & Lounges

Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class Wing, Clubhouse and Revivals Lounge are open at Terminal 3.

Virgin Atlantic’s Clubhouses at Boston, New York JFK Terminal 4, Johannesburg, San Francisco and Washington Dulles are open.

Passengers travelling from Los Angeles can use the Star Alliance lounge.

Passengers travelling from Austin passengers can use the Delta Sky Club on the mezzanine level of the Barbara Jordan terminal, near Gate 4.

The designated lounge for Virgin passengers at Miami has changed from Delta’s SkyClub to LATAM lounge, Terminal J.

Codeshare Partners

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

Delta flights to Portland and Seattle are suspended.

Codeshare partner AeroMexico has restarted flights from Heathrow to Mexico City.

Virgin has recently launched a codeshare with LATAM from Heathrow to São Paulo.

At Gatwick, Virgin’s codeshare partner WestJet is flying to Calgary, Halifax, Toronto and Vancouver. Services to Calgary launched at Heathrow on 27 March 2022.

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