By Admin. Updated 12:57 p.m. Tuesday, October 12, 2021, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4).
Virgin Atlantic is scheduled to land at the Argyle International Airport on October 13, 2021.
Virgin Atlantic had announced, weeks ago on its website, it will be launching the first flight from Europe to St Vincent with new services to the Caribbean island departing from London Heathrow.
On its website, the airline stated that “The twice-weekly service will launch 13 October 2021 and will operate on the airline’s A330-300 aircraft boasting 31 Upper Class, 48 Premium and 185 Economy Delight, Classic and Light seats.”
The announcement, however, was made months ago by the CEO of the SVG Tourism Authority, Mr. Glen Beache.
The airline states that “The new service aims to capture the fast-growing demand to visit and reconnect with family and loved ones as well as sunseekers looking to explore an untouched corner of the Caribbean. With deserted white sand beaches, St Vincent offers the quintessential Caribbean getaway.”
“The island also serves as the gateway to the Grenadines, a collection of 32 islands and cays full of yacht-filled harbours, chic private isles, coral reefs and dramatic volcanic landscapes offering the perfect escape for those in search of a luxury break, eco adventure, scuba diving or sailing voyage,” the airline stated on its website.
Since opening on February 14, 2017, the Argyle International Airport has attracted several international commercial carriers. These include Air Canada Rouge and American Airlines.