Grenada Tourism hails increase in Virgin Atlantic flights


Grenada Tourism hails increase in Virgin Atlantic flights

Sunday, 29 Sep, 2023 0

The Grenada Tourism Authority has welcomed the expansion of Virgin Atlantic’s Grenada flights for the winter.

Virgin Atlantic will up the number of flights to Maurice Bishop International Airport from two to three per week.

Virgin currently flies an Airbus 330-300 with 264 seats to Grenada on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

It adds an extra Friday service starting 8 December, 2023 through to 29 March, 2024.

All three Grenada flights depart from London Heathrow via Barbados.

Chairman of the GTA, Randall Dolland said, “We are delighted with this third frequency, it is a clear indication that our tourism product continues on an upward trajectory.”

“Virgin Atlantic have recognised this, and this additional capacity will contribute significantly to even higher occupancies for our hotels.”

Grenada Tourism Authority says it is a timely expansion with expected increased demand for the England vs West Indies T20 cricket match.

Grenada is also marking its 50th anniversary of Independence, which is expected to see an uptick of arrivals from the diaspora.” said CEO Petra Roach says.

“We extend our sincere gratitude to Virgin for their unwavering support and confidence in Grenada.”



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