Virgin Atlantic will shift its focus to the Caribbean and South Africa over the coming weeks after revealing its truncated winter sun schedule.
Virgin’s current weekly Heathrow-Barbados service will increase to three times weekly from 12 October and four times weekly from 26 October.
It will then increase to daily from 14 December when Virgin deploys its new Airbus A350-1000 aircraft on the route.
From Manchester, Virgin will fly three times weekly to Barbados starting 26 October, before increasing frequency to five times weekly from 21 December.
Meanwhile, Virgin will operate three Heathrow flights a week to Jamaican holiday hotspot Montego Bay from 2 October, increasing to five times weekly from 21 December.
Other options from Heathrow include Johannesburg, with flights starting on 18 October; Havana, Antigua, Grenada and Tobago (26 October); and Cape Town (10 December).