Tuesday, 30 August 2011

Extra flights for Brits stranded in US

Virgin Atlantic and British Airways have provided additional flights for Britons who have been left stranded in America.

BA is to put on an additional service today from Newark to Heathrow and an additional flight on Wednesday from JFK to London.

Virgin Atlantic laid on an extra flight from New York on Monday and an additional service will be provided on Wednesday.

The extra services by both carriers are to compensate for the cancelled flights on Sunday due to Hurricane Irene. London - New York is a major route for both carriers with BA operating ten flights per day between New Jersey and New York. Virgin Atlantic operate five flights a day to New York and Newark.

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