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Introducing daily flights to South Africa

  • 14 October 2021
  • News
  • Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic are ready to welcome their customers back to the destinations that are important to them and they are delighted to let you know that they’re expanding their portfolio of flights to South Africa, following the country’s removal from the Red List.

From 8 November, flights from London Heathrow to Johannesburg will increase from three times a week to a daily service and the relaunch of Virgin Atlantic’s flights to Cape Town are being brought forward with flights three times weekly from 17 December.

As South Africa’s capital city, not only does Johannesburg offer a gateway to some of the best safaris in the world, but its warm climate provides the perfect escape for Brits seeking some winter sun.

Cape Town is famed for its breath-taking scenery and its world-famous wine region.  Table Mountain is part of the fabric of the city and the views across the city and beyond from the 500 million-year-old monolith simply can’t be bettered.

Both services will operate on Virgin Atlantic’s Boeing 787-9 aircraft boasting 31 Upper Class, 35 Premium and 192 Economy Delight, Classic and Light seats.  Flights will be on sale from 17 October 2021.

LHR - JNB - LHR
Flight no.DepartArrive
VS449LHR22:30JNB11:35+1
VS450JNB21:00LHR06:25+1

LHR - CPT - LHR
Flight no.DepartArrive
VS478LHR16:30CPT06:10+1
VS479CPT08:00LHR17:55

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