Virgin Atlantic returns to Manchester Airport

 Friday, December 4, 2020 


Virgin Atlantic has finally returned to its home in the north, Manchester Airport, with the resumption of flights to Barbados. The return also sees the introduction of Virgin Atlantic’s Boeing 787 to the airport for the first time. The airline mentioned that the resumption of flights from Manchester reaffirms an unwavering commitment to serving the region.

New services to Islamabad are also set to launch next week, with customer favourites such as Los Angeles, Orlando, New York and Atlanta restarting from Manchester over the coming months. Virgin Atlantic stated that it continues to remain committed to providing an unrivalled travel experience for its customers and is continuing with its plans to bring its Clubhouse experience to Manchester Airport. 

Expected later in 2021, the Upper Class customers and Gold Card members can take advantage of the exclusive space before their flight, which will include a la carte dining, a full service bar and quiet working spaces, allowing passengers to relax and rejuvenate before they depart.

Juha Jarvinen, Chief Commercial Officer, Virgin Atlantic said in a statement that the airline have missed flying customers from Manchester, its home in the north and is delighted to offer them the opportunity for some much-needed winter sun, with reintroduction of the Barbados flights and shared that despite the challenges brought by COVID-19, the commitment to the region has never wavered.

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