About Delta Air Lines

More than 4,000 Delta Air Lines flights take off every day, connecting people across more than 275 destinations on six continents with a commitment to industry-leading customer service, safety and innovation. As the leading global airline, Delta’s mission is to create opportunities, foster understanding and expand horizons by connecting people and communities to each other and their potential.

Delta’s more than 75,000 employees believe our customers should not have to choose between seeing the world and saving the planet. Delta is working toward more sustainable aviation by leveraging existing solutions and technologies, investing in the future of Sustainable Aviation Fuel and actively engaging with next-generation solutions.

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Mutually rewarding benefits

Flying Club members can enjoy various perks when flying with SkyTeam airlines like earning Virgin Points. SkyTeam airlines also offer SkyPriority services to Flying Club Gold members and anyone flying in First Class or Business Class.

As a Flying Club member, you can earn on all Delta operated services including the flights operated by Delta regional services; Delta, Delta Shuttle, Delta regional services (Delta Connection).* You'll earn a percentage of the miles you have flown depending on the cabin you are flying in. 

Tier Points earned on Delta flights

Cabin Booking Class Flight distance under 2,000 miles and/or US domestic flights light distance 2,000 miles and over (excluding US domestic flights)
First Class J, D 40 200
I, Z 20 100
Business/Delta One J, C, D, I 40 200
Z 20 100
Premium Select P, A 20 100
G 10 50
Delta Comfort+ W, S 10 50
Main Cabin Y, B, M, H, Q, K 10 50
L, U, T, X, V, E* 5 25

Flying with Delta contributes to your Flying Club status, so you can progress through the tiers faster, unlocking more benefits along the way. The number of Tier Points earned depends on the cabin, booking class and distance you fly.

Virgin Points earned on Delta flights

Cabin

Booking Class Points earned
First Class J,D 400%
I, Z 200%
Business/Delta One®Domestic First J, C, D 400%
I, Z 200%
Premium Select P, A 200%
G 100%
Delta Comfort+® W 150%
S 100%
Main Cabin Y, B, M 150%
H, Q, K 100%
L, U, T, X, V  50%

For travel on or after 01st October 2022, flights booked in E class on DL/DL* flight numbers will no longer earn points or tier points. Flights with VS* flight numbers, operated by Delta Air Lines booked in E class will continue to earn points and tier points.

Flying Club membership tier benefits

Red Silver Gold
Standard points 30% 60%

Spend your Virgin Points on Delta Reward Flights. The number of points required depends on the cabin you fly and the distance of the route. All you need to pay for are the taxes, fees and carrier-imposed surcharges.

Virgin Points required for Delta UK to US non-stop off-peak flights

Route

Delta Main Cabin

Delta One

East Coast US*

15,000

47,500

Central US**

17,500

47,500

West Coast US***

20,000

67,500

*Boston, New York JFK                    
**Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis                  
*** Salt Lake City, Seattle, Los Angeles     

Virgin Points required for Delta UK to US non-stop peak flights

Route

Delta Main Cabin

Delta One

East Coast US*

25,000

57,500

Central US**

27,500

57,500

West Coast US***

30,000

77,500

*Boston, New York JFK                    
**Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis                  
*** Salt Lake City, Seattle, Los Angeles     

Virgin Points required for Delta Europe (excl UK) to US flights

Route

Delta Main Cabin

Delta One

Europe – Example, Amsterdam to Boston 

30,000

50,000

*Boston, New York JFK                    
**Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis                  
*** Salt Lake City, Seattle, Los Angeles     

Virgin Points required for Delta all other routes flights

Flight distance Delta Main Cabin Delta One
0-500 7,500 21,000
501-1,000 11,000 41,500
1,001-1,500  16,500 59,500
1,501-2,000 18,500 66,500
2,001-3,000 22,000 70,000
3,001-4,000 35,000 80,000

4,001-5,000

44,000 105,000
5,001-6,000 49,500 130,000
6,001+ 65,500 165,000

Other direct routes include:
Domestic US and between US and Alaska/Canada
US to Caribbean/ Central America/Hawaii/South America/Africa/Middle East &Asia/South West Pacific (Australia)
Within Asia/Northern Asia
Northern Asia to Hawaii
South East Asia to Northern Asia

Infants

Main Cabin

Delta One / First Class

1,000 points

5,000 points

Infants under two at the time of travel and not requiring a seat (one way):

Please note: Taxes, fees and carrier-imposed surcharges apply to all Reward Flights.

Flying Club Gold members can enjoy complimentary access to 750+ SkyTeam lounges when flying in any cabin. 

Flying Club Red and Silver members can access Skyteam member airline lounges when flying in Business or First Class with a SkyTeam member airline.

Access is on the day of travel when flying on or connecting to or from an international flight operated by a SkyTeam carrier. Simply present your boarding pass at the lounge.  

SkyTeam Lounge Finder

As a gold-tier member, you’re eligible for our partner airline benefits, travel on any Delta operated service in any cabin class and you’re welcome to enjoy:

  • Extra baggage (up to three pieces in Business Class)*

  • Priority check in

  • Priority baggage

  • Priority boarding

  • Relax in any Delta Sky Club so long as you have the same-day boarding pass for international travel or in conjunction with a connection to/from an international flight operated by a SkyTeam member airline. One guest is permitted and must be traveling on a flight operated by a SkyTeam member airline.

  • Relax in any Delta third party or SkyTeam lounge as long as you have a transatlantic sector to or from the UK on the same day within the same itinerary. You can even take 1 guest with you as long as they are travelling on the same flight

  • Flying Club members must show proof of membership to gain access to partner lounges

     

    *Restrictions may apply - more information can be found here

Destinations we can connect you to

 

Our most popular destinations, more often

Our partnership is designed to make travel planning easy and as seamless as possible. In total, we now have over 40 daily direct flights between the UK and the US, depending on the season.

 

With Delta, we’ll take you to our most popular destinations more often. For example, we now have up to seven conveniently timed, daily direct flights to New York JFK from London Heathrow between us.

 

Connecting with Delta for even more choice to US cities

Our partnership with Delta means we can connect to over 200 of the best destinations in the US, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

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Earning Virgin Points & Tier Points

To earn Virgin Points and Tier Points on Delta flights, add your Flying Club membership number in your booking whether you book via Delta or a third party.

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Spending Virgin Points

To spend Virgin Points on Delta, book direct with Virgin Atlantic. Select ‘show price in points’ when you search.

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Already booked and want to earn points?

If you have already booked, you can still add your Flying Club number to your booking before you fly and earn points. If your flight number starts with VS, you can add you Flying Club number via Virgin Atlantic Manage My Booking. If your flight number does not start with VS, head to the airline’s frequent flyer programme and add your Flying Club number to your booking.