Getting to Barbados from the UK just got even easier.
New Barbados Flights Launched on Saturday
On Saturday, Virgin Atlantic operated the inaugural flight of its latest nonstop service connecting London Heathrow with the Eastern Caribbean island.
The new Lodon-Barbados flight service, which will operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays up until April 2018, was announced by Virgin Atlantic back in February 2017.
Virgin’s 11 Weekly Flights to Barbados Provide More Choices Than Ever
The launch brings the number of flights to Barbados operated by Virgin Atlantic to a total of 11 per week, with departures from Heathrow, Gatwick and Manchester.
Shai Weiss, Chief Commercial Officer of Virgin Atlantic, commented: “The Caribbean has always been a core market for Virgin Atlantic and we’re excited to be offering more choices to our customers with the option of flying from Heathrow, Gatwick or Manchester direct to Barbados.”
Supporting the Growth of Tourism & Real Estate in Barbados
The increase in airlift is expected to support the growth of the island’s tourism sector and real estate in Barbados, by making the popular destinations of the West Coast and South Coast, as well as the emerging East Coast, more accessible than ever.
“We are thrilled to have a new direct flight route from London Heathrow to accommodate the increase in tourist arrivals to the island,” added Cheryl Carter, Director of Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. in the UK.