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Virgin Atlantic Unveils 'Little Red' for domestic routes

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Picture: Courtesy of Virgin Atlantic  Virgin Atlantic has unveiled 'Little Red' to operate UK domestic routes from London Heathrow to Manchester four times daily from 31st March followed by Edinburgh six times daily on 5th April and Aberdeen three times daily on 9th April, operating a total of 26 daily flights. As part of the Little Red service, Virgin Atlantic will offer customers free 23kg luggage check-ins, pre-assigned seats, complementary snacks and drinks, and hot breakfasts for morning flights. Services will operate from London Heathrow Terminal 1 connecting onto Virgin Atlantic's International route network from Terminal 3. The launch of the domestic services was announced last November after the carrier won 12 slot pairs sold by the IAG Group following the acquisition of BMI Airlines by British Airways. The airline has agreed a number of brand partnerships, including with crisp brand Tyrrells for the provision of special edition "Plane Crisps" m