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Flights to Africa

Cheap flights to Africa and the Middle East - Virgin Atlantic

Prepare for your African adventure

Dreaming of safari sunrises, days on the plains and sultry nights? Take a flight to Africa and turn up the heat.

Our flights to Africa bring you within reach of epic mountain ranges, breathtaking coastline and some of the best places to view the big 5 in their own back yard.

Want to stretch out? We offer larger, wider seats in our separate Premium Economy cabin. Or experience the ultimate in luxury with our award winning Upper Class Suite. Either way, our flights to Africa from London will get you there in style.

Vineyard in South Africa

South Africa

Drive along the Garden Route from Cape Town and take in the unique vegetation and coastline that give this little stretch of paradise its name.

South Africa

Live Nigerian music


Our flights to Lagos bring you straight to the heart of exuberant Nigeria. It's a daunting destination for first-timers to Africa but you'll find it is as welcoming to visitors as anywhere on the continent.


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Don't want a straightforward single or return? No problem.


Adult passengers are aged 16 and over.

Young Adults

Young adult passengers aged from 12-15. Young adult passengers travelling alone can't book online - please contact reservations on 0844 209 7777 for help.


Children must be aged 2-11 on the date of their flight.


Infants don't get their own seat on the plane - they'll need the comfort of your lap.

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