Virgin Atlantic has announced the next phase of its resumption of flights, with 17 additional destinations returning to the network.

The airline has confirmed restart dates for routes from Heathrow to San Francisco (August 4), Tel Aviv (August 9), Miami (August 18), Lagos (August 23), and Atlanta (August 25).

Further ahead the carrier also plans to resume flights to Washington, Seattle, Las Vegas, Mumbai, Delhi and Johannesburg in September, followed by Boston, Montego Bay, Antigua, Grenada and Tobago (via Antigua) in October.