Virgin boosts Vegas schedule

Virgin Atlantic Airways is increasing its services between Gatwick and Las Vegas from six services a week to daily from 06 May.Steve Ridgway, Chief Executive of Virgin Atlantic said:

“I am delighted to announce that Las Vegas has become a daily service.  Las Vegas is a fantastic city full of excitement and entertainment and it has proved to be a very popular route with both leisure and business travellers. Since we introduced the first ever direct service to Las Vegas in June 2000, Virgin Atlantic have carried over 700,000 passengers.” 

Flights to Las Vegas depart Gatwick Airport at 10:45, arriving in to McCarran International Airport at 13:30.  Flights depart Las Vegas at 16:05, arriving back into Gatwick the following morning at 09:55. 

Services to Las Vegas are operated on a Boeing 747-400 aircraft with a configuration of 14 Upper Class Suites, 58 Premium Economy and 379 Economy seats. 

Virgin Atlantic currently flies to 26 destinations worldwide and will commence services to Montego Bay in Jamaica on 03 July this year.