2020 is an exciting year for Virgin Atlantic, we have announced the arrival of our brand new A350-1000 to Johannesburg which will take to the skies on 29th March.
Not only are we launching a new aircraft on the Johannesburg route but we are delighted to announce the reintroduction of our daily seasonal Cape Town route.
The service launches on the 25th October and will complement the existing daily A350 service flying between Johannesburg and London Heathrow. The VS478 will operate as a night flight
Departing Heathrow at 16h20 arriving into Cape Town at 05h55 whereas the inbound, the VS479 will depart at 08h00 landing later that day at 18h00. The Cape Town flights will operated on
Virgin Atlantics Boeing 787-9 aircraft, offering customers the airlines award-winning Upper Class, Premium and Economy Light, Classic and Delight cabins. All the airlines 787-9 are fully equipped
with Wi-Fi, allowing customers to stay connected throughout their flight.
Both the Johannesburg and Cape Town services will make it even easier for your customers to travel for business and leisure between South Africa and the UK. The daily service will not only
enhance a vital link between Cape Town and the UK’s capital, but it also provides seamless connections via Heathrow to Europe and the US.