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Virgin Atlantic Cargo boosts Manchester-New York service

13 June 2017 | US
 

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Virgin Atlantic Cargo has commenced new daily flights from Manchester to New York, raising the total number of services operated by the airline to and from the US east coast to seven per day, seven times a week.

The carrier's Manchester schedule was stepped up earlier this year with the addition of three flights a week to San Francisco and twice-weekly Manchester-Boston services at the end of March.

The carrier also operates flights from London Heathrow to New York five times a day, and from Heathrow to Newark every day.

The latest increase in flights comes after the airline recorded strong performances in March and April, with business from Heathrow to New York up by 20% and 21% respectively. Tonnage from the US to the UK in March increased by 3% year on year.

Virgin Atlantic Cargo managing director John Lloyd was quoted as saying: "Most of our US routes from the UK performed above our expectations in the first four months of this year, with particularly strong demand to New York. Increasing our capacity to seven flights a day to New York and also giving customers direct services to and from Manchester comes at the perfect time.

"We are already seeing positive customer support for our new San Francisco and Boston flights from and to Manchester and we are confident this will continue with the addition of New York."

   
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