Virgin Atlantic axes Edinburgh flights to Barbados

Monday, May 23, 2022 0

Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc reacted with disappointment to Virgin Atlantic dropping its winter 2022-23 service from Edinburgh to Bridgetown.

However, BTMI remains upbeat on prospects for next winter.

Affected customers will automatically be booked on to a Manchester service, Virgin said,’ with all reasonable transport costs to and from Manchester reimbursed.’

Virgin Atlantic operates seasonally from Manchester to Barbados, three times a week.

The airline will also the option of a voucher or a full refund.

BTMI said it will continue to work closely with Virgin Atlantic on both their Manchester Airport and London Barbados services.

Scots visitors have numerous options flying to Bridgetown, with both Aer Lingus and Virgin Atlantic fly direct to Barbados from Manchester, and connections from multiple Scottish airports via London Heathrow to Barbados with British Airways.

Barbados had a successful winter 2021-22 season with visitor numbers back to 2019 levels.

The Barbados Summer Savings campaign launched by BTMI in March is having a positive impact with strong hotel and flight demand from the UK for the summer months.

BTMI’s Barbados Summer Savings campaign offers consumers discounts of up to 55% when booking on

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