Virgin Atlantic will this week launch its inaugural service between London Gatwick and San Juan, Puerto Rico.This will make it Virgin Atlantic’s 9th Caribbean destination and the airline’s 30th destination worldwide.
The first flight will depart Gatwick on Saturday,November 7.
Nick Parker, Virgin Atlantic country manager for the Caribbean, said: “The Caribbean has remained a strong market for Virgin Atlantic since we first started flying there in 1998 and we are thrilled to be adding San Juan. Virgin Atlantic flies nearly two million passengers each year from London Gatwick and Puerto Rico will serve to increase this further, especially with many passengers connecting onto cruises operating within the Caribbean.
“Our new, unique service means that passengers can benefit from all that this beautiful island has to offer including exotic local hideaways and miles of white sandy beaches, mountains and valleys. Our passengers will be spoilt for choice by the range of top class hotels, fine dining and excellent water sports in this tropical paradise.”
Flights from Gatwick depart on Saturdays at 09:25, arriving into San Juan at 16:05 the same day and departs on a Saturday from San Juan leaving at 18:05, arriving into London Gatwick at 08:35 the following morning.
The launch of these services to Puerto Rico allows Virgin Holidays to offer a range of cruise holidays from the island.
More details can be found at www.Virginholidays.co.uk