Virgin Atlantic W13 Operation Changes as of 12AUG13

As per 12AUG13 GDS timetable/inventory display, latest changes to Virgin Atlantic’s Planned Winter 2013/14 long-haul operation as follow. Winter 2013/14 season begins from 27OCT13. Further changes remain possible.

London Heathrow – Cape Town Airbus A340-600 replaces A340-300 on Day 356 from LHR, Day 467 from CPT
London Heathrow – Los Angeles Service reduced from 2 to 1 daily during following:
18NOV13 – 11DEC13 VS023/024 Cancelled
19JAN14 – 19FEB14 VS007/008 Cancelled
20FEB14 – 09MAR14 VS023/024 Cancelled

London Heathrow – Newark VS017/018 Operated by Airbus A330-300 on daily basis (Previous plan: A340-600 operating on weekends)
London Heathrow – New York JFK VS003/004 on Day x145 operated by A330-300, instead of A340-600

Previously reported changes:
London Heathrow – Dubai Airbus A330-300 replaces A340-600 on daily basis
London Heathrow – Miami Airbus A340-600 operates on Day 12 instead of 747 during following period: 18NOV13 – 03DEC13, 03MAR14 – 25MAR14
London Heathrow – Shanghai Pu Dong A340-300 replaces -600 on Day x124 from LHR, Day x235 from PVG (W12 was 6 – 7 weekly A340-600)
London Heathrow – Tokyo Narita A340-300 replaces -600 on Day x5 from LHR, Day x6 from NRT (W12 was daily A340-300)
Manchester – Las Vegas 2 weekly service cancelled during Winter season

Caribbean operation changes, previously reported (Operational schedule has been revised since initial report on 24APR13
London Gatwick – Antigua* Service increases from 3 weekly to 4 weekly, operating as terminator service with A330-300 (VS033/034)
VS033 LGW1010 – 1530ANU 333 46
VS033 LGW1115 – 1635ANU 333 25

VS034 ANU1740 – 0540+1LGW 333 46
VS034 ANU1845 – 0645+1LGW 333 25

London Gatwick – Barbados Service operates with 4 weekly A330-300 and 3 weekly 747-400, with terminator routing
VS029 LGW1030 – 1515BGI 744 246
VS029 LGW1030 – 1545BGI 333 15
VS029 LGW1115 – 1630BGI 333 37

VS030 BGI1745 – 0550+1LGW 744 246
VS030 BGI1815 – 0630+1LGW 333 15
VS030 BGI1900 – 0715+1LGW 333 37

London Gatwick – St. Lucia Nonstop terminator service (VS031/032) will operate 1 weekly instead of 3 weekly, Airbus A330-300 replaces 747-400 (Overall service increases from 3 to 5 weekly, other 4 weekly service refer to subsequent entries)
VS031 LGW0940 – 1500UVF 333 7
VS032 UVF1720 – 0545+1LGW 333 7

London Gatwick – St. Lucia – Grenada Grenada service operates via St. Lucia (VS089/090) instead of Tobago (VS051/052). Airbus A330-300 replaces 747-400, 2 weekly service
VS089 LGW0900 – 1420UVF1520 – 1620GND 333 14
VS090 GND1820 – 1920UVF2025 – 0845+1LGW 333 14

London Gatwick – St. Lucia – Tobago Tobago service operates via St. Lucia (VS097/098) instead of nonstop flight, service operates 2 weekly while Airbus A330-300 replaces 747-400
VS097 LGW0900 – 1405UVF1505 – 1605TAB 333 26
VS098 TAB1805 – 1905UVF2005 – 0815+1LGW 333 26

*Antigua and St. Lucia each will convert from mix of 0 and 1-stop (via Barbados) to all-nonstop flight