Virgin Atlantic will up its current daily service between Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport and London Heathrow to a double-daily service from October 28, eTNW says.
This will make Johannesburg the first city outside of the UK and US to get double-daily VS flights.
The outbound flight will depart London at 16h45 and arrive in Johannesburg at 05h40. The inbound flight will depart Johannesburg at 22h20 and arrive in London at 07h30.
The second daily flight will also be operated by a 258-seat Boeing 787-9 with 31 seats in business class, 35 in premium economy, 36 in economy delight and 156 in economy. Tickets will go on sale on March 24.