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Virgin Atlantic to Expand Services to Orlando, Barbados and Jamaica

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Wednesday, 10 December 2008

Virgin Atlantic is to expand its popular services from Manchester to Barbados and Orlando. The airline is also adding more services from Gatwick to Montego Bay in Jamaica.

Virgin Atlantic will add additional Saturday flights from Manchester to Barbados between 2 May and 7 November 2009, to add to its existing Sunday departures to the Caribbean island. The flights will be operated with an Airbus A340-300.

There will also be extra seats available between Manchester and Orlando with an additional Sunday departure between 26 April and 8 November 2009, using a Boeing 747-400 aircraft. With this extra Sunday service, Virgin Atlantic will fly 10 times a week between the two cities.

After the successful launch of its twice-weekly services between Gatwick and Montego Bay, the airline will add a third weekly service, on Fridays, for the winter 2009 season between 13 November 2009 and 19 March 2010. Montego Bay has become a major destination for UK holidaymakers during the winter period, with its warm weather and modern, luxury hotels.

The airline's twice-weekly Heathrow-Mauritius service will resume for the winter season on 13 November 2009, after stopping for the summer  on 25 April 2009.

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