Earn points and tier points

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. Please see the table below for more information.

Points earned on Delta flights


Booking Class Points earned
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.

Tier bonus

If you're a Silver or Gold Flying Club member you can earn a tier bonus on top of your flown miles. The tier bonus will be based on the total miles in each booking class. For example, if you’re flying in Z class, you will receive a total of 200% as a Red member, 260% as a Silver member and 320% as a Gold member.

Flying Club membership tier benefits

Red Silver Gold
Standard points 30% 60%

Ready to book?

To earn points on Delta, book your flights online and remember to add your Flying Club membership number. 

To spend points on Delta, book your flights directly online and select 'show price in points'. If you're not sure how many points you need, you can find out here.


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Earning Points:

  • If you are a member of both Flying Club and a partner programme, points can only be accrued to one frequent flyer programme and cannot be transferred between airlines.

  • Points accrual begins from the effective date of partnership between Virgin Atlantic and partner airlines, and any flights taken prior to the effective date are not eligible for accrual.

  • Points may be earned on Delta Air Lines marketed/operated flights and points will be issued to Flying Club members when travelling in the classes listed.

  • If you fly on an Delta Air Lines operated flight marketed by any other SkyTeam member airline (including Virgin Atlantic), you will earn as per the marketing airline.

  • Points will not be earned for travel in any other class not listed above

  • No points are earned on Reward Flights with partner airlines.

  • Points accrual rates and Terms and Conditions are subject to change at any time without prior notice according to partner airline’s policy and circumstances.

  • Partner airlines’ codeshare flights may not be eligible for mileage accrual depending on the actual operating airline.  Points are not applicable on a SkyTeam marketed flight operated by an airline not within the SkyTeam alliance

  • Additional points will not be earned for bookings that are subsequently upgraded to a higher class whereby an additional fare difference is paid.


Missing Points:

When claiming points please keep all copies of your original tickets/e-tickets and boarding passes until the correct amount of points appear on your account. If the points do not show on your account within six weeks, please contact us to claim them back.

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