Virgin ups the odds on flights to the world's gambling capital

10 Mar 2005 by business traveller

Virgin Atlantic is adding a fifth weekly service to from London Gatwick toLas Vegasfrom July 4 and a sixth weekly service from September 9.

The airline has also announced that its revolutionary Upper Class Suite will now be available onboard all flights toLas Vegas.

"So if any passengers strike it lucky in the gambling capital they can upgrade to Upper Class Suite on the way home!" said Virgin chairman Sir Richard Branson.

Virgin Atlantic currently offers four weekly services toLas Vegas. Flights depart on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 10.45 arriving intoLas Vegasat 13.30. Return flights depart fromLas Vegasat 16.05 arriving into London Gatwick the next morning at 09.55. The new flights will operate at the same times on Mondays and Fridays.

From May, DIY check-in kiosks will be available atGatwickAirportoffering passengers a faster and more efficient self-service check-in for their flight.

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