Fares for Virgin Atlantic’s new flights between Heathrow and Tel Aviv went on sale yesterday.

Return flights start at £358 on the year-round service which starts on September 25.

The airline is deploying a three-class Airbus A330-300 on the route with a flying time of five hours.

The new service will provide more than 190,000 seats between the two cities.

The aircraft will be configured with 31 Upper Class seats, 48 premium and 185 in economy.

Upper Class fares start at £1,278 return and £662 in premium.

The rates are available on selected departures during 2019-20.