Virgin Atlantic Boosts Flight Frequency to Jamaica

Starting from March 31, 2024, Virgin Atlantic will elevate its flight offerings from London Heathrow to Montego Bay, Jamaica, from five to seven times per week, operating throughout the year.

Virgin Atlantic Boosts Flight Frequency to Jamaica

Notably, during the low season, the airline will introduce Saturday and Sunday operations, further enhancing accessibility to the tropical destination.

Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, expressed his satisfaction with the move, stating, “We are delighted with Virgin Atlantic’s decision to increase its direct flights to Montego Bay. This expansion not only aligns with the growing demand for travel to Jamaica but also underscores the confidence in our destination as the most visited Caribbean Island from the UK.”

Enhanced Travel Experience

The additional flights will be served by the advanced B787 aircraft, ensuring passengers a comfortable and efficient journey. Departing from London Heathrow at 08:00, these nonstop flights are scheduled to reach Montego Bay (MBJ) by midday, providing travellers with a seamless and convenient travel experience.

With the heightened frequency, Virgin Atlantic will now offer daily service between London and Montego Bay, augmenting the available seats by an additional 258 twice weekly.

Virgin Atlantic Boosts Flight Frequency to Jamaica

This extended schedule is designed to accommodate the diverse needs of visitors seeking direct access to Jamaica’s picturesque landscapes, vibrant culture, and warm hospitality.

Enduring Appeal of Jamaica as a Premier Holiday Destination

Donovan White, Jamaica’s Director of Tourism, remarked, “The additional nonstop flights from London to Montego Bay are a testament to the enduring appeal of Jamaica as a premier holiday destination. We look forward to welcoming more tourists to experience the rich cultural tapestry and natural wonders that our island has to offer.”

The utilization of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner for this route further emphasizes Virgin Atlantic’s commitment to enhancing the travel experience. Renowned for its fuel efficiency and cutting-edge amenities, the Dreamliner ensures a comfortable and environmentally conscious journey.

Virgin Atlantic Boosts Flight Frequency to Jamaica

For travellers seeking an unforgettable Caribbean getaway, the increased flights from Virgin Atlantic provide enhanced options and flexibility. The Jamaica Tourist Board celebrates this development, recognizing its positive impact on the island’s tourism sector.


Virgin Atlantic’s decision to boost flight frequency to Jamaica signifies not only a significant development for the airline but also underscores the enduring appeal of Jamaica as a premier holiday destination.

With enhanced accessibility and comfort, travellers can now explore the island’s breathtaking landscapes and vibrant culture with greater ease, contributing to the growth and prosperity of Jamaica’s tourism sector.

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