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Flights to Africa

Book a plane ticket to Africa and enjoy safari sunrises, days on the plains and sultry nights. Experience the energy and natural wonders of this amazing continent and book a flight from the USA to Nigeria or South Africa with Virgin Atlantic today.

Safari sunrises, days on the plains and sultry nights. Fly to Africa and immerse yourself in the wonders of this huge continent - from majestic wildlife in South Africa to the lively buzz of Nigeria. Your trip to Africa is sure to be full of adventure.

On our Economy flights, you'll enjoy the latest movies on our in-flight entertainment, delicious meals, refreshments and friendly service throughout, ensuring you arrive relaxed and ready to begin your adventure. With the comfort of a Virgin Atlantic flight, Africa no longer feels so far away.

Treating yourself? We offer larger, wider seats in our separate Premium cabin. Or you can push the boat out and travel in our award-winning Upper Class Suite.

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South Africa

Johannesburg, a hub for culture, museums and an emerging art scene. If it’s wildlife you’re looking for, there are few places better than South Africa to see some of the world’s most magnificent creatures. And close to the city is Pilanesberg National Park, home of the Big Five.

South Africa destination guide


Our daily flights to Lagos bring you straight to the heart of this exuberant country. It can be an overwhelming destination for first-timers to Africa, but you'll find that the atmosphere is as welcoming to visitors as anywhere on the continent.

Lagos destination guide

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