The airline, which is 51 percent owned by its
British billionaire founder Richard Branson and 49 percent owned
by U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines <DAL.N>, said in a statement
that Little Red had "not been able to make a positive
contribution" to the company.
The Little Red service did not provide enough feeder traffic
onto Virgin's trans-Atlantic and international routes, the
airline said on Monday.
Little Red will stop flying between London Heathrow and
Manchester in March next year with its Heathrow to Edinburgh and
Aberdeen flights ceasing six months after that.
(Reporting by Sarah Young; editing by Kate Holton)
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