February 1, 2023

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Manchester Airport announces return of USA flights to New York, Orlando and Atlanta

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Fancy flying to the Big Apple, taking a trip to Disneyland or immersing yourself in the movie world at Universal Studios?

Manchester Airport has announced the return of flights to the USA after they were grounded due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

From Monday November 8, Virgin Atlantic and Aer Lingus will fly to Orlando, Atlanta and New York from Manchester Airport, opening up travel options to people in the North.

You can book flights to the USA from Manchester Airport via Skyscanner.

Juha Jarvinen, Chief Commercial Officer at Virgin Atlantic, said: “I’m delighted that our Orlando and New York services from Manchester Airport, our home in the North.

“These three routes provide an array of US holiday options, from family fun and thrills at Orlando’s theme parks, to the exhilarating and vibrant atmosphere in the Big Apple, to the best of the South in Atlanta, soaking in the history and culture.”

What flights are available to book?

New York:

Virgin Atlantic will be operating the route six times a week, using Upper Class, Premium Economy and Economy classes from £532 return.

Aer Lingus will also be offering flights to New York from December 1 costing just £179 each-way including taxes and charges.

Book flights here. 

Orlando:

Virgin Atlantic will resume flights to family favourite destination Orlando, Florida from November 8 and Aer Lingus will start its trips on December 11.

Virgin Atlantic will offer return fares to Orlando from £587 and Aer Lingus tickets begin at £209 each way, including taxes and charges.

Book flights here. 

Atlanta:

Beginning on December 2, Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic will resume flights to the major US hub from December 2, again with Upper Class, Premium Economy and Economy classes for £836.

Book flights here.