Virgin Atlantic to return to Cape Town

Virgin Atlantic Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner G-VMAP (msn 38047) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 949064.

Virgin Atlantic Airways has made this announcement:

Sunseekers this winter can head down to South Africa on Virgin Atlantic’s new daily seasonal service flying between London Heathrow and Cape Town

With the first flight taking off on October 25, 2020, the new service will operate on a Boeing 787-9 aircraft complementing the existing daily service to Johannesburg.

The VS478 will operate as a night flight departing Heathrow at 16:20 arriving into Cape Town at 05:55 whereas the inbound, the VS479, will depart at 08:00 landing later that day at 18:00.

Top Copyright Photo: Virgin Atlantic Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner G-VMAP (msn 38047) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 949064.

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