As per 31MAY10 GDS timetable display, Virgin Atlantic is introducing Airbus A330-300 aircraft into service in Apr 2011. Initial destination currently planned is Orlando.
Additional details below:
Manchester – Orlando VS075/076 Daily eff 02APR11
London Gatwick – Orlando VS027/028 Day 127 eff 01MAY11
Glasgow – Orlando VS071/072 Day 6 eff 07MAY11
Initially the Airbus A330-300 is equipped with Premium Economy and Economy Class. Business Class service will be offered as more A330-300 enters service from Heathrow.
A330-300 Seating Configuration:
Premium Economy 39 Seats
Row 20 – 25
Layout AC – DFG – HK
Exception No 20DFG seating
Economy Currently taking reservations of up to 109 seats. More to be released
Row 45 – 65
Layout AC – DEFG – HK
Exception Row 61 – 64 AC – DFG – HK; Row 65 DFG
The airline will be unveiling brand new Upper Class, Premium Economy Class and Economy Class products as A330-300 aircraft joins the fleet, which details will be announced sometimes in February or March 2011.