Virgin Atlantic has just celebrated 15 Years flying from
London to Hong Kong and to celebrate Virgin Atlantic are offering Red hot fares
from £379, the full media release can be read below:
Virgin Atlantic, one of the
world’s leading long-haul airlines, this month celebrates its 15th anniversary
of flying to Hong Kong.
Virgin Atlantic first launched flights between London and
Hong Kong in February 1994 and has since carried over 2.1m passengers on the
route. In December 2008, the airline launched a second daily service, which has
doubled the airline’s capacity between London and Hong Kong, offering
passengers more choice and flexibility when travelling to the Far East and
Steve Ridgway, Chief Executive of Virgin
“To be celebrating 15 years of
flying to Hong Kong is a real achievement for Virgin Atlantic and we are proud
to have been offering passengers our excellent service on this route since
1994. We love flying to Hong Kong which was proved last year when, owing to
demand, we doubled capacity on the route.
“Fifteen years on Hong Kong still
remains a very popular business and holiday destination, with an increasing
number of passengers taking city breaks to the region.”
The VS238 and VS200 are operated by an A340-600 from London Heathrow. The VS238
departs Heathrow at 16:00 arriving into Hong Kong at 12:30 the following day.
The VS200 departs Heathrow at 21:30 arriving into Hong Kong at 17:40 the
The return VS239 departs at 14:15 arriving into Heathrow at 19:20 the same day.
The return VS201 departs at 23:35 arriving into Heathrow at 04:50 the following
Red hot fares are available on this route. Return Economy fares start from
£379, Premium Economy fares start from £858 and Upper Class fares start from
£2001. All these fares include taxes and charges. Economy and Premium Economy
fares are available for sale until the 17th February 2009 and Upper Class fares
are available for sale until the 24th February 2009. Visit www.virginatlantic.com/stillredhot
for full terms and conditions.
Since it was founded in 1984, Virgin Atlantic has become one of the world’s leading
long haul airlines serving the world’s major cities. Based at London’s Heathrow
and Gatwick airports as well as offering services from Manchester airport, it
operates long haul services to 30 destinations worldwide as far apart as Las
Vegas and Shanghai. Virgin Atlantic has a fleet of 38 aircraft, which includes
thirteen 747-400s and six A340-300s and nineteen A340-600s.