Virgin Atlantic S13 Operation Changes as of 01JAN13

As per 01JAN13 GDS timetable and inventory display, latest changes to Virgin Atlantic’s Summer 2013 operation changes as follows. Additional changes remain possible.

London Heathrow – Los Angeles 27APR13 – 17JUN13 VS007/008 operates with A340-600, replacing Boeing 747-400
London Heathrow – Shanghai Pu Dong Planned A340-300 (343) operation, replacing -600 (346) on daily basis from 31MAR13, has been modified to following:
31MAR13 – 23AUG13 346 Daily
24AUG13 – 25OCT13 343 Day x245 (Day x356 from PVG) 346 Day 245 (Day 346 from PVG)

Previously reported changes:
London Heathrow – Aberdeen NEW 3 daily service from 09APR13, with A320 aircraft
London Heathrow – Accra Airbus A340-300 operating, replaces previously planned A330-300. Service operates 5 times a week
London Heathrow – Boston Airbus A330-300 replaces A340-300, daily service
London Heathrow – Dubai eff 31MAR13 Airbus A340-300 replaces -600, daily service
London Heathrow – Edinburgh NEW 6 daily service from 05APR13, with A320 aircraft
London Heathrow – Manchester NEW 3 daily service will be operated by A320 aircraft, instead of previously planned A319
London Heathrow – Miami Airbus A330-300 replaces 747-400 on Day 234
London Heathrow – New York JFK
VS003/004 Airbus A340-600 replaces A330-300 (VS004 currently is displaying 340 operating from 01JUL13, but further changes expected)
VS009/010 Airbus A330-300 replaces A340-600

London Heathrow – San Francisco Planned Summer 10 weekly service is currently reduced to daily, VS019/020 operates daily with 747-400
London Heathrow – Washington Dulles Airbus A330-300 continues operation in S13, replaces A340-300 in S12
London Heathrow – Vancouver Seasonal service from 15MAY13, operates on Day x157 instead from 12MAY13, on Day x135
London Gatwick – Antigua eff 01MAY13 Overall service remains at 3 weekly (see subsequent entry for Antigua schedule)
VS033 LGW0935 – 1300ANU 744 6
VS034 ANU1640 – 0530+1LGW 744 6

London Gatwick – Antigua – Grenada eff 01MAY13 Service to Grenada operates via Antigua instead of Tobago
VS101 LGW1110 – 1435ANU1535 – 1655GND 744 2
VS102 GND1905 – 2025ANU2125 – 1015+1LGW 744 2

VS will cancel London Gatwick – Tobago service from 01MAY13

London Gatwick – St. Lucia – Antigua eff 01MAY13 St. Lucia overall service reduce from 3 to 2 weekly
VS087 LGW0830 – 1215UVF1315 – 1415ANU 744 7
VS088 ANU1625 – 1725UVF1825 – 0730+1LGW 744 7

VS087/088 will replace existing London Gatwick – Antigua – St. Lucia VS083/084 service
Existing VS031/032 service reduces from 2 to 1 weekly

London Gatwick – Barbados eff 03MAY13 VS029/030 operates with Airbus A330-300 instead of Boeing 747-400 on Day x4
London Gatwick – Cancun Service increases from 2 to 3 weekly
London Gatwick – Orlando A number of service sees planned Boeing 747-400 operation replaced by A330-300, and vice versa
Glasgow – Orlando eff 05OCT13 Day 67 operates with 747-400, replaces A330-300
Manchester – Orlando eff 13SEP13 VS075/076 on Day 567 operates with 747-400, replaces A330-300