Virgin publishes details of its domestic flights service

Virgin has finally published details of its domestic services, due to operate soon from Heathrow to Manchester, Edinburgh and Aberdeen.

Key highlights:

  • Check-in will be Zone A
  • Flights will leave from Gate 8
  • Onboard service is a little disappointing:
  • Flights departing before 9am:

    • Delicious bacon rolls.
    • Hot tea, coffee and juice.

    Flights departing after 9am:

    • A selection of tasty cookies or Tyrell’s crisps .
    • Full bar service.
    • Hot tea and coffee.
    • Irn Bru (on Aberdeen and Edinburgh flights only).
  • Passengers connecting to Virgin Atlantic flights from Heathrow, will be offered a direct airside bus transfer to Terminal 3.
  • If  travelling in Upper Class or Premium Economy classes, or if you a Flying Club Gold member, you’ll still be able to take advantage of Priority Check in and Priority Boarding, at all locations
  • Shared lounges at all short haul destinations:
    • MAN – Manchester Airport Authority Lounge.
    • EDI – Service Air Lounge.
    • ABZ – Service Air Lounge.
  • Operated by A320’s leased from Aer Lingus but in Virgin Livery with 3-3 seating
  • Seats can be reserved online at time of booking:

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  1. A cheap way of getting two tier points though:

    and pretty cheap rewards:

    Earning: Flying Club miles earned to/from London Heathrow and Manchester: 750 miles per sector.

    Spending: Flying Club miles required for a return Reward Flight to/from London Heathrow and Manchester: 7,500 miles*.

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