Virgin Atlantic launches new route between London and Austin, Texas.

Virgin Atlantic is to launch a new direct service between London and Austin, Texas, the airline’s first new route to the United States since 2015.

The service, which will run four times a week, will launch on May 25, 2022 and will operate with Boeing 787-9 aircraft.

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This booming region is a key focus for Virgin Atlantic and its partners with Delta Air Lines offering connections from Austin to 10 U.S. cities, Seattle, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Detroit, Minneapolis, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Raleigh Durham, JFK, and KLM also expecting to launch its thrice-weekly service from Amsterdam to Austin on March 28, 2022, offering even more options for customers on both sides of the Atlantic to connect between the U.S. and Europe.

“We are incredibly excited to launch this new service to Austin, Texas. With an impressive food, arts and music scene, we know it’s a destination our customers will love to explore,” said Juha Jarvinen, Virgin Atlantic’s Chief Commercial Officer.

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