Virgin Atlantic has recently announced that it will begin flying to the islands of the Maldives as well as Turks and Caicos in 2023, offering Brits an opportunity to explore beautiful beaches and fine snorkelling and scuba diving experiences.
Virgin Atlantic will launch a winter seasonal three-times weekly service to the Maldives from London Heathrow, which will go on sale on November 30 2022, and commence on October 22, 2023.
The airline will also launch a year-round twice weekly service to the Turks and Caicos which will go on sale from January 11, 2023, for flights starting on November 15, 2023 from London Heathrow. Both routes will be operated on the airline’s Boeing 787-9 aircraft, boasting 31 Upper Class, 35 Premium and 192 Economy Delight, Classic and Light seats. Flight prices are yet to be announced.
In addition, Virgin Atlantic Holidays will offer seven nights at Hard Rock Maldives for rates starting from £2,359 per person, including scheduled Virgin Atlantic flights from London Heathrow direct to the Maldives, Bed and Breakfast accommodation. Price is per person based on two adults travelling and sharing a Silver Sky Studio double room and includes all applicable taxes and fuel surcharges, which are subject to change. Price is based on a departure on November 1, 2023.
Juha Jarvinen, Chief Commercial Officer at Virgin Atlantic, commented, ‘We couldn’t be more thrilled to add these two exotic new routes to our flying portfolio. Nothing sets our hearts soaring like a new destination to explore, so, with two about join our network, there’s only really one question. Where to first?
‘The Maldives has always been an incredibly popular destination for Virgin Atlantic Holidays customers, which is why we couldn’t wait to give them the opportunity to travel to the idyllic location in style onboard Virgin Atlantic aircraft.
‘We’re delighted to begin flying to the Turks and Caicos islands, as we continue to grow our Caribbean portfolio, offering more choice for our customers to explore these beautiful islands and enjoy some winter sun.
‘We know our customers will be over the moon with the introduction of these new destinations, both offering something unique for travellers looking to either simply relax or explore a new corner of the world.’
Virgin Atlantic Holidays packages to the Maldives are on sale now, while Turks and Caicos packages will go on sale later in the year.