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Flights to Atlanta

Come aboard one of our daily, direct flights to Atlanta, from London Heathrow, or fly non-stop from Manchester four times a week.

  • We fly direct to Atlanta (ATL) from London Heathrow (LHR) and Manchester (MAN)
  • Our flights from London are daily and 4 times a week from Manchester all year round
  • The flight time from London is around 10 hours

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Welcome to Atlanta

The Big Peach. Hollywood of the South. City in a Forest. The ATL­. Atlanta bears many monikers, reflective of its diverse nature; the capital of Georgia is quite possibly the most surprising city in the South. Come for the history and delve into the Civil Rights Movement in Martin Luther King Jr’s home town, but stay for the culture that propels a modern Atlanta into the 21st century through hip hop, art, soul food, museums, and much more. Like the phoenix that rose from the ashes, the city has been rebuilt following the Great Fire that nearly destroyed it, so book your flights to Atlanta and experience the best of the South.

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Must do recommendations

Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site

Walk in the footsteps of Atlanta’s most influential resident at this park dedicated to his astonishing life.

Piedmont Park

When it comes to inner-city parks, the action-packed Piedmont Park is one of the best in the country.

Ponce City Market

From food markets to fashion boutiques, discover a modern Atlanta at this popular leisure hub.

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Something different

Atlanta BeltLine

Travel around the 22-mile ‘green belt’ trail looping the city and discover 45 fascinating neighbourhoods.

College Football Hall of Fame

For football fans, there’s nowhere more exciting than this museum, dedicated to the sport’s greatest stars.

Boutique shopping

From bespoke fashions to hipster trends, Atlanta’s retail scene is as rich and diverse as its music.

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Food and drink

Fried chicken; mac and cheese; cornbread; pecan pie…the cuisine of the South is the ultimate comfort food. From traditional eateries steeped in history, to lively joints serving hot food with a side of live entertainment, dine like a local and sample Southern favourites in Atlanta.

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Our seats have been carefully designed to help you fly in total comfort during the flight, no matter which cabin you're in. Find out how our Upper Class, Premium and Economy seats measure up.

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Inflight services

Whichever cabin you're travelling in, you'll enjoy exciting inflight entertainment and delicious food and drinks throughout the flight.

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Virgin Points

We reward your adventures with Virgin Points. Whether you're taking off, doing the weekly shop or splashing out on an exclusive stay, points make it all more rewarding.

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Image credits: College Football Hall of Fame © College Football Hall of Fame, Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site, King Center Mural © James Duckworth, Courtesy of ACVB -, Ponce City Market © Sarah Dorio, All other imagery © iStock