Sunday, 31 March 2013

Virgin's Little Red commences Manchester-London Heathrow route


                                                     
Picture: Courtesy of Paul Doyle 
Virgin Atlantic Airways this morning commenced Little Red service on the Manchester to London Heathrow route operating four times daily bringing an new era of competition into the UK Short-Haul market.

Yesterday evening EI-DEO Airbus A320-214 c/n 2486 'Queen of the Cobbles' positioned Dublin Airport to Manchester Airport as EIN982 prior to operating its first Virgin Little Red flight this morning as VIR3046 to London Heathrow.

A further three Aer Lingus aircraft EI-DEI c/n 2374 'Maggie May'  EI-EZV c/n 2001 'Tartan Lassie' and EI-EZW c/n 1983 'Rosie Lee' will be added to the fleet as on Friday 5th April a six times daily Edinburgh-London Heathrow services begins followed by a three times daily Aberdeen-London Heathrow service from Tuesday 9th April.

                             
                                 
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