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Virgin Atlantic Little Red

Virgin Atlantic Little Red is our UK domestic service, offering great value, full service multiple daily flights between London to Aberdeen and Edinburgh. You can still fly on our Little Red service until September 26th 2015, when it will cease operations.


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Bringing the rest of the world closer.

Our Little Red routes are perfect for trips into London, but we'll also connect you to the world.   From Aberdeen to Antigua, or Edinburgh to the East Coast - the options are seamless.

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How's this for service?

We'll connect you in no time whether you're on your way home or jetting off on one of our international flights:

  • to/from Edinburgh in 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • to/from Aberdeen in 1 hour and 40 minutes.
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We offer 9 daily services to and from Scotland.

As well as having great competitive schedules, we'll be offering you competitive fares too.

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Still spoiling you rotten.

If you're a Flying Club Gold card member, or you're connecting onto Upper Class flights, you'll have access to airport lounges at departure airports, as well as access to limo transfer services.

Airport information

Which terminal:

Our Little Red flights arrive and depart from London Heathrow Terminal 2, Edinburgh International Airport and Aberdeen International Airport.

International connections:

If you’re transferring to a Virgin Atlantic longhaul flight at London Heathrow, there's a bus waiting to take you direct from your Little Red (UK domestic) flight to Terminal 3 departures - with no need to go through security.

On your return, follow the purple Flight Connections signs to get the transfer bus to Terminal 1 for your Little Red (UK domestic) flight.

Priority boarding:

If you’re a Flying Club Gold member or connecting to a Virgin Atlantic long haul flight in Upper Class, we offer priority check in and priority boarding.

Shared lounges:

We've also secured shared lounges at all short haul destinations:

  • EDI - No. 1 Travellers Lounge
  • ABZ - Servisair Lounge

Passengers can use the Aer Lingus Gold Circle Lounge located airside on level 5 at Heathrow T2 (Little Red).

These lounges are available for passengers holding a Y or J class Little Red ticket, those connecting to/from an Upper Class flight and for Flying Club Gold members.

What's onboard

Little Red has one class. Recline and relax on our comfortable leather seats and enjoy excellent service from the friendly crew.

For breakfast flights before 9am, we’re serving up delicious hot breakfast rolls, served with tea, coffee and juice.

After breakfast, we’ll serve your choice of cookies or crisps and a full bar service. Scotland’s favourite soft drink, IRN-BRU will be available on our flights to and from Aberdeen and Edinburgh.

Please note that special meal requests are not available on Virgin Atlantic Little Red.


Baggage information

Our Little Red checked in luggage allowance is currently 1 x 23kg. Flying Club Gold passengers can bring an extra bag of up to 23kg.

If you’re connecting to a Virgin Atlantic longhaul flight, Premium Economy passengers can bring an extra bag of up to 23kg. Upper Class passengers can bring three bags of up to 32kg.

This can differ depending on route. Check our baggage section for more details on our generous baggage allowance.

Aircraft information

Our new Little Red service will be operated by an Airbus A320, which will be leased from Aer Lingus.  We will be flying in Virgin Atlantic livery, with our onboard product and services in keeping with what our passengers have come to expect on our long haul routes.


When booking a Little Red flight through our contact centre there will be a £7 charge.

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