After the suspension due to the COVID-19 for 9 months, the Virgin airline has announced that it will be resuming operating flights from Manchester Airport. The first flight has been scheduled today 5th December from Manchester to Barbados with their Boeing 787
Virgin airlines while resuming from Heathrow have launched a pre-departure covid-19 testing trail on flights to Barbados.
Virgin Atlantic flights are temporarily being operated from Manchester Airport Terminal 1.
The airlines said that the resuming of flights from Manchester reaffirms an unwavering commitment to serving the region.
The next flight will be added to Islamabad the following week. Airlines have announced it will be resuming the U.S destinations from Manchester to Los Angeles, Orlando, New York, and Atlanta expediently to launch by the coming months.
Expected later in 2021, the airlines have planned to open a new Clubhouse at Terminal 2 for Premium Class and Gold Card passengers.
The Premium Category customers and Gold Card members can avail of the exclusive offers of Premium space before the flight. Additional to a la carte dining with a full-service bar. Premium members will also be provided quiet working spaces, that allow passengers to relax and rejuvenate before they depart.
Juha Jarvinen, chief commercial officer at Virgin Atlantic, commented: “We have missed flying customers from Manchester, our home in the north and I’m delighted we’re able to offer them the opportunity for some much-needed winter sun, with the reintroduction of our Barbados flights.
“Despite the challenges brought by Covid-19, our commitment to the region has never wavered. It’s an exciting time as demand gradually returns and we build up flying from the region, as well as introducing new routes.
“Our desire to delight and connect customers flying from the North West continues and we are looking forward to welcoming them back and flying them safely to their favorite destinations.”